HUMAN WASTE

4.2.19

Climate Change Could Expose Tons of Human Poop Left on Alaskan Glacier

Climbers have abandoned roughly 66 tons of feces on Mount Denali, and it’s just waiting to reemerge.

3.18.19
10.3.18

America's National Parks Are Being Ruined by Human Poop

How number two has become problem number one in some of our most beautiful public lands.

7.17.18

China is Using Mass Pee and Poo Surveillance to Police Illegal Drug Use

Police in dozens of Chinese cities are sifting through human waste to track narcotics rings and drug programs.

1.17.18

The Man Trying to Fix Mount Everest's Towering Poop Problem

Volunteer engineers and architects want to solve Mount Everest's most unsolvable problem: its landfills of human waste.

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8.23.17

Scientist Poop Will No Longer Be Pumped into the Antarctic Ocean

Seals and penguins were being exposed to “high levels of fecal bacteria.”

3.9.17

Would You Eat a Tomato Grown With Your Own Pee?

If you're an astronaut on Mars one day, you might not have a choice.

4.17.15

One Year After Deadly Disaster, Climbers Are Still Leaving Shit All Over Mount Everest

The human impacts on the ecology of the world's highest peak range from solid waste and water pollution to melting glaciers possibly brought about by climate change.

11.13.14

You Don't Know Shit - Full Length

Everybody poops, but not everybody knows what happens to that poop. These days, most of us just flush and forget, but there's an industry worth billions turning your turds into treasure.

11.12.14

You Don't Know Shit - Part 3

Everybody poops, but not everybody knows what happens to that poop. These days, most of us just flush and forget, but there's an industry worth billions turning your turds into treasure.

4.18.14

UNICEF Is Inviting India to a Poo Party

Poo2Loo is a social media campaign launched by UNICEF with the goal of increasing awareness of the negative effects of shitting in public.