Tag: fertilizer

May 17, 2022

Q&A: Wildlife can help the phosphorus crisis

Phosphorus is a key ingredient in fertilizer, but this resource is running out. That’s because most of the phosphorus used for agriculture is mined from a finite source of mineral-rich...

August 27, 2020

Poop may be reason No. 2 to conserve seabirds

Seabird poop is so rich in nutrients, its annual value to ecosystems — and to people — makes up nearly half a billion dollars, researchers found. But as seabird numbers...