Stool Pigeons

Episode 15 - The Guano Wars or How Bird Poop Is Responsible For James Franco



Today we discuss one of earth's most important natural resources: Bird dung. In the second half of the 1800s, bird guano was one of the world's most used plant fertilizers. It was harvested off tiny islands in the Pacific and Caribbean and shipped worldwide. A war was even fought over this incredible substance. Find out more about bird guano, and how it relates to James Franco, on this week's Stool Pigeons!   Theme music: I Feel Fantastic by Jonathan Coulton,