Tag: "welfare" at biology news
Mosquito genes explain response to climate change
... nonetheless seasonal components to our health and welfare
just as there are in plants and animals." The chromosomal map for the mosquito Wyeomyia smithii, which develop within the carnivorous leaves of pitcher plants, appears online ahead of publication in the May issue of the journal Genetics. The UO r...
Renewed dolphin slaughter prompts new campaign
... management organizations on both conservation and welfare
grounds, including the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the treaty organization that regulates the hunting of the great whale species. ...
Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says
...te. The net result is that the USDA has placed the welfare
and promotional concerns of the beef industry ahead of public welfare. The first case of BSE in the U.S. was reported in December 2003 at a farm in Washington state. Because the cow was of Canadian origin, USDA officials insisted that the American ...
Ethiopian development raises birth rate
...nt projects designed to improve maternal and child welfare
in Africa may incur unexpected costs associated with increases in family size if they do not include a component of family planning, according to new research from the University of Bristol into rural communities in Ethiopia. The research, published...