The Origin of Feces: What Excrement Tells Us about Evolution, Ecology, and a Sustainable Society

The Origin of Feces: What Excrement Tells Us about Evolution, Ecology, and a Sustainable Society

David Waltner-Toews


An exciting and enlightening exploration of why waste concerns The starting place of Feces takes an incredible topic out of locker-rooms, potty-training manuals, and bio-solids administration boardrooms into the clean air of everyone’s lives. With perception and wit, David Waltner-Toews explores what has been too usually missed and makes a compelling argument for a deeper figuring out of human and animal waste. impending the topic from quite a few views — evolutionary, ecological, and cultural — The starting place of Feces exhibits us how indispensable excrement is to biodiversity, agriculture, public well-being, foodstuff creation and distribution, and international ecosystems. From the primordial ooze to dung beetles, from malicious program frass, cat scats, and flush bogs to worldwide alternate, pandemics, and effort, this can be the remarkable, afflicted, unexpurgated tale of feces.

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