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Bird Flu Strains Detected In Wild Birds Of Mongolia
...er swans living at the same site and also a nearby lake
were negative for the virus. Samples collected from other live birds at the two sites were found to be negative for the virus. Whereas prior outbreaks in wild birds have happened either in close proximity to infected domestic poultry and waterfowl, ...
People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic
...ratory birds, (mostly bar headed geese) in Qinghai lake
of China a few months ago virus had caused much concern since most of the infected birds migrate thousands of kms in winter. The disease has already affected 11 countries in Asia and is spreading rapidly. Furthermore, the virus has already claimed 6...
Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution
...onment committee, said at a national conference on lake
water quality Wednesday. "The worsening conditions of these endangered rivers are caused by a booming economy, the expansion of population and irrational development," the government's official Xinhua news agency quoted Chen as saying. Lack of ad...
Mystery behind the evolution of the Human brain
...The environments found in the wetlands, river, and lake
shorelines were dominated in east Africa's prehistoric Rift Valley in which the early humans evolved. This was supported by Dr. Kathy Stewart from the Canadian Museum of Nature, in Ottawa. Her study of fossil material excavated from the sites in east...
H5N1 Bird-flu Confirmed in France
...ess of many turkeys, was just 200mts away from the lake
where wild ducks were among the first to get the bird flu virus in France, confirmed only last week. This is perhaps the first time that a European Union farm has got the bird-flu infection. Nearly 80% of the 11,000 birds at the farm have died in th...
Café Coffee Day Plans To Open 500 Outlets By 200
...dded. The 300th outlet faces the beautiful Powai lake
and is based on the increasingly popular Lounge Café format started by the chain with warm tones and comfortable seating indoors and outdoors. The ambience, as at all Café Coffee Day outlets, is youthful and lively and includes a state-of-the-art d...
Fish Diets Lowers Risk of Dementia
...y good for your brain as well." Mackerel, herring, lake
trout, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon are high in DHA. The research revealed people were at a 47% lower risk of developing dementia and a 39% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s. LA...
Frozen Yet Potent Viruses Found
...A perfectly preserved and still potent in a frozen lake
of Siberia. Such frozen viruses can be picked up b...begin their autumn migration could be preserved in lake
ice and released as the ice melted. This in turn could be picked up again by migrating birds and spr...
Mercury can Kill
...gram of mercury is enough to contaminate a 20-acre lake
and make the fish unfit for eating. That is the kind of toxicity of mercury. It is also very dangerous when people play with it, thinking it to be just a silver ball. It is absorbed into the skin and the blood," said Agarwal, whose organisation will ...
Lake Superior in US Losing Ice Cover Fast, Signaling Global Warming
... popular tourist spot,it is the largest freshwater lake
in the world by surface area. Summer surface temperatures on this famously cold lake
have increased about 4.5 degrees since 1979, compared with about a 2.7-degree increase in the region...
Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study
...40 feet above sea level. The researchers say the lake
and the icecap likely suffer from a precipitation decline caused by Indian Ocean variability, which could also have caused the icecap to vary in size and shape over millennia. "It is certainly possible that the icecap has come and gone many times o...
Double Lung Transplant Man in Michigan Recovering
... crash was still unknown, but divers searching the lake
off Milwaukee identified a debris field Friday on the lake
bottom containing much of the wreckage, said Keith Holloway, spokesman for the National Transportati...
Ecologists Desperate to Save Dal Lake in Kashmir
...lt flowing into the lake. People living around the lake
allow large sewage to pollute the lake. Encroachment along the banks of the lake
and in shallow waters adds to the problem, adds Yusaf. Thousands of tonnes of sewage spew into the...
Poisoned Workers of Hindustan Lever Demand Treatment
...peration to mitigate damage to a unique forest and lake
ecosystem. And HLL publicly declare the toxics in each of their Consumer products, (manufactured or distributed) as they are required to under EU regulation, whether or not HLL thinks they pose a danger....
Deadly Virus Hits Popular Lake in US
... confirmed that two fish from an adjoining smaller lake
had been infected with the virus and ordered closure of the lock that separates Lake Winnebago from the smaller one. Little Lake Butte des Morts is the first occurrence of the virus in Wisconsins inland waters. The state is now testing suspect fish...
Resident Bacteria May Help Clean Phosphorous From Lakes
...ped in the sediments at the bottom. In spring, the lake
'turns over' and the phosphorus becomes a major in...gae bloom. In summer, cooler water far below the lake
surface traps phosphorus on the lake
bottom, where McMahon's previous research suggests that bacteri...
Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water
...ising people using the beaches to avoid swallowing lake
water, wash their hands before handling food and stay out of the water if they have cuts or wounds. But given the high numbers, Bill Paton, a biology professor at Brandon University, said he would avoid going in any water where signs are posted. "...
Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West
...s. Its mountains of unsold butter and meat and its lake
of powdered milk have disappeared after reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy. Then there is corn. While relatively little corn is eaten directly it is of pivotal importance to the food economy as so much of it is consumed indirectly. The milk,...
China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists
... seen around the Great Lakes of North America. The lake
effect happens when already moist air picks up more moisture as it crosses over a warm body of water, then rains or snows it out quickly upon reaching the shore. In a way, he said, Three Gorges is a great laboratory for studying how well local clim...
Volunteers Remove Garbage from Kashmir's Dal Lake
...empty soft drink bottles and other litter from the lake
Monday. The effort to clean the lake
was prompted by two foreign tourists - Marc Stolltreiter, a German, and Birgit Lenger, an Austrian -...