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  •  What's poop got to do with it? (3+ / 0-)
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    SallyCat, DaleA, Bill White

    Yes, there have been a number of films/books which have had fuel being made from animal waste.

    With Peak Oil and Global Warming, maybe it is time to be questioning how long until Mad Max is no longer fantasy.  Now, that is a Jerome a Paris betting pool that I won't participate in ...

    •  This may seem from left field (2+ / 0-)
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      SallyCat, JeffW

      But I have followed (as a hobby) the efforts of some dedicated (whacked out?) people to design a Mars colony. As in permanent settlement.

      Poop simply is an invaluable resource for any such undertaking. Also, humble soil is amazing stuff with complex suites of microorganisms being needed to allow plants to uptake nutrients from the dirt.

      Designing a Mars settlement simply does promote appreciation for our bio-sphere here on Earth and the complexities needed to maintain it.

      Democracy is a constant conversation and if we value democracy, our conversation can't be over, yet.

      by Bill White on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 01:28:37 PM PDT

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