Donovan Hohn

'Moby Duck'

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Features Editor at GQ Magazine and author of Moby Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them

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Earth's oceans are essential to human life, but we pay more attention to outer space than to what's in and under the waters.

A Tale of Coral Reefs, Great White Sharks and Rubber Duckies

Earth's oceans are essential to human life, but we pay more attention to outer space than to what's in and under the waters.

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