Dig into the history of the Guano Islands Act of 1856

Over at Southern Fried Science, Andrew dives into the long, complex history of the Guano Island Act of 1856 and it’s legacy on US ocean management:¬†How Millard Fillmore reshaped the oceans in a quest for guano.

It’s not all serious policy on the high seas. Check out his follow-up article, talking about the two strangest cases that came out of the Guano Island Act:¬†Micronations and poop dreams: Strange tales from the Guano Islands Act of 1856.