28 Nov '11, 2am

The world's most underused resource is also one of the most common:

The world's most underused resource is also one of the most common:

Rose George, the author of 2008’s shockingly forthright, and shockingly entertaining The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters has a bone to pick with hydro-philanthropists, whether species Hollywood or species Rotary Club. They’ll raise money to dig wells for thirsty Africans, but they’re loath to address the dire need for adequate toilets (or their culturally appropriate equivalent). And yet: two thirds of the world’s population has no toilet or latrine, and diarrhea kills more children annually than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. (If that’s too abstract a number, picture a jumbo jet full of children crashing every two hours, every day.) Feces are indeed, as George notes, “a weapon of mass destruction.” In “Shit: A Survival Guide ,” the monothematic fall issue of Colors magazine, George introduces readers to sanitation evange...

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