The back-end product of a turkey is perfect for electricity production, according to scientists at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. When converted to combustible biomass fuel, it could also reduce greenhouse gases and provide a renewable energy source.

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In eighteenth century Japan, human excrement played a vital role in agriculture. Can similar solutions help manage waste today?
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Bird feces contribute nutrient-rich fertilizer to ecosystems. Harvesting them has also been a big business for centuries.

In recent years, First Nation chefs have been reclaiming their families’ generations-old recipes to feed new audiences. (Photo by Lina Zeldovich)