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‘Susana and her Load of Crap’ by Cesar Diaz Melendez

EARTH University is a non-profit university based in Costa Rica that specializes in sustainable agriculture and natural resources management. EARTH U offers students in Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean the opportunity to learn to use the earth sustainably, creating stronger, healthier, more prosperous communities.

This 90-second video animated entirely in dirt by artist Cesar Diaz Melendez (Paranorman, Frankenweenie) tells the story of one graduate, Susana Fallas, who is helping communities turn their bio-pollution into an alternate energy source. Literally turning poop into usable energy.

Making-of video below: