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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...w operational costs, has become a hub of such gold farms that export the online credits to South Korea, the United States and other developed nations. IGE, the largest online seller of virtual goods in the United States, has set up an office in Shanghai to collect virtual currency and assets from more th...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...ect would displace some residents and damage their farms and fishing grounds. The department suspended the project's environmental clearance certificate last week and gave the company seven days to secure all permits, including from the seismology institute, and to revise aspects of the project....

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...reak havoc on aquatic ecosystems and taint organic farms -- state officials have argued that it's worth it to protect residents from the EEE virus, which has killed six people in Massachusetts over the past three years. "I'm still not one-tenth of the person I used to be," said Colleen Phillips, whose do...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...yield up to three times as much food on individual farms in developing countries, as low-intensive methods ... a class about the global food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic farmers would produce," Perfecto...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

... a class about the global food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic farmers would produce," Perfecto said. The researchers set about compiling data from published literature to investigate the two chief objections to organic farming: low yields and...

Czech Authorities Kill 70,000 Birds at H5N1 Farms

...70,000 birds have been killed at two Czech poultry farms where the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which is potent...irds, mostly chickens and turkeys, on three nearby farms even though bird flu has not been detected there, veterinary service spokesman Josef Duben. "Aroun...

H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed at Czech Turkey Farm

...Czech Republic has around 700 professional poultry farms with hundreds of thousands of private citizens also breeding poultry. The European Commission said Thursday that the situation in the Czech Republic would be "re-evaluated" at a meeting of veterinary experts from EU member states in Brussels on Ju...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...arge-scale, industrial farms. 'Small and marginal farms have become an unviable proposition,' said Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last month, announcing the four-year investment in farm technology and infrastructure. 'Till we make farming as a whole viable at this scale, it would be virtually impos...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...The disease has been found in geese and turkeys on farms in Hungary, the U.K. and the Czech Republic this year. The three birds discovered near the German city of Nuremberg June 24 are the European Union's first cases of H5N1 in wild birds this year. In 2006, it was detected in more than 700 wild birds in ...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

... This concern came to light after some 38 chicken farms in Indiana was investigated into and it came to light that these farms fed the chicken for human consumption with the contaminated feed. Until the investigation more than ...

Bird Flu Outbreak Expands in Vietnam

... were found dead late last week in three household farms in Hung Nguyen district, 300 km south of Hanoi, and tests showed they were positive to H5N1, according to a report by the Department of Animal Health of Vietnam. The dead ducks were part of three flocks that had been not been vaccinated despite Vie...

Now a Green Agenda for Mental Health

...fits for mental health. The prescription of care farms as a treatment for mental distress has been highly... lagging far behind Europe there are only 43 care farms in the UK, none of which are directed at mental health, compared to 600 in the Netherlands and 400 i...

Islamabad Culls Over 6,000 Birds Control Bird-flu Outbreak

...ntrol a new outbreak of avian flu at three poultry farms in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, an official sai...avian influenza that is deadly in humans, at three farms in Chak Shehzad, where about 12,000 birds died mysteriously this week, said Mohammad Afzal, spokesma...

Pakistan Takes Steps to Contain Bird Flu Outbreak

...es have intensified monitoring of over 800 poultry farms in the capital following an outbreak of bird flu in five poultry farms there, an official said Saturday. The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in three farms May...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

... This concern came to light after some 38 chicken farms in Indiana was investigated into and it came to light that these farms fed the chicken for human consumption with the contaminated feed. Until the investigation more than ...

Low-sugar Potato Cultivation Spreads in India

...ar potatoes are preferred by the potato-processing farms as they have a higher dry matter – that means more slices of wafers and fries. Canada’s Mccain Foods, a potato processing multinational, has now set up a unit in Gujarat with a capacity to process 10,000 tonnes a year. Its officials are hoping to...

Indonesia's Bird Flu Death Toll Rises to 72

...sian government declared a ban on backyard poultry farms in residential areas of nine provinces. Source-IANS/L...

Northeast States Sound Bird Flu Alert

...the H5N1 flu virus was confirmed last week with 16 farms affected so far. Myanmar has also confirmed outb...and pheasants of the affected or possible affected farms and from the farms contiguous with the affected farms were culled and necessary preventive measures ...

Afghanistan Reports Fresh Bird Flu Cases

... completed vaccination and culling in many poultry farms and have now started a similar process in households [backyard poultry]," Dr Azizullah Usmani, director of Afghanistan's Department of Animal Health and Production, said. Afghanistan is also facing a cash crunch which has affected the nation’s effo...

Bird Flu Alert: Kuwait

...urces, chicken and turkey farms, as well as falcon farms and bird clinics. Export and import of birds and t...ergencies. Since it began ravaging Asian poultry farms in late 2003, the H5N1 strain of the bird flu has killed at least 167 people worldwide, according to...

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