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Rebranding The Pigeon

Wired has an idea on what to do about the worst scourge ever on American cities, the pigeon. When you look at a pigeon, you might see a dirty, rat-like bird that fouls anything it touches with feathers or feces, but I see a waste-scavenging, protein-generating biomachine. At a time when rising demand for meat across the globe endangers the …

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Don’t Feed, Kill

New York City Councilman Simcha Felder, (D-Brooklyn) proposed a new ordinance today which would outlaw feeding pigeons, punishable by fines up to $1000. Felder was on the evening news tonight to say, “Hey, if you like pigeons so much, bring them into your home and feed them there. And let them crap all over your house instead of the city.” …

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