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Cows graze in a field at The Farm at Wheeler Mountain, a small grass-based dairy, on May 25, 2016 in Barton, Vermont. | Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images
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Making Paper From Poop Offers a Solution to the World’s Manure Problem

Researchers have developed a method for producing paper from a variety of animal manures, offering a possible solution to an acute environmental problem.

Paper (top) can be made from cellulose derived from elephant manure (bottom). | Kathrin Weiland