Extinction Risk of Grazing Animals Depends on Reproductive Speed
A new study by researchers from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center in Durham, North Carolina, US, has revealed how reproductive speed prevents large grazing
animals such as deer and antelope, that are regularly hunted by humans, from becoming extinct.
The study revealed that though...
IFAW Responds to Fiji Floods
...eady in short supply it is fair to say there will be little to spare for companion animals. Farm land has also been washed away, or is under water so grazing
land for livestock is also affected," Mr. Basave said.
Severe flooding devastated the west coast of Fiji's main island, Viti Levu, earlier this ...
Holidays Don't Have to Make You Heavier
... just a small cup of apple cider, eggnog or the like, then balance it off with lots of water to help curb your appetite.
Eat once, not all night. grazing
at the food table quickly piles up the calories, so instead, make a balanced plate of food just once during a party.
When hosting a holiday party,...
UK's organic cows are cream of the crop
...anic farmers who let their cows graze as nature intended are producing better quality milk.
The Nafferton Ecological Farming Group study found that grazing
cows on organic farms in the UK produce milk which contains significantly higher beneficial fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins than their conventi...
Varenna Translates Resort Living Into Everyday Senior Living
...professionally managed by AegisLiving opens today for residents to move
into this one-of-a-kind place. With its rolling vineyards, whispering oaks
deer surrounding Varenna, the new 29-acre community is destined
to transform retirement into the luxurious culmination of a cultured life.
New Scenic Relaxation Videos Help Reduce Stress, Promote Sense of Calm and Tranquility
...hanced to allow the viewer to
"linger and become absorbed for awhile"... to observe a close-up of the
intricacies of a butterfly's wings... watch deer grazing
in a rolling
field... marvel at the colors of spring and summer blossoms... or meditate
on the sights and sounds of gentle surf or a forest stream.
New Guacamole 100-Calorie Packs - The Solution for Clashing February Holidays
...lthy, functionality of guacamole -- as a sandwich condiment, on chicken,
and with carrot dippers vs. chips," added Alley.
Out of time and on the go, grazing
and in-between snacking has become a
way of life for many Americans. Cookies, crackers, even candy bars can be
found in 100-calorie portions. As the s...
Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb
...ination. After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, for example, children drank milk from cows that had ingested radioactive particles by grazing
in contaminated fields. The radioactive material eventually caused cancer in many of those children, Williams said.
Although scientists have not st...
Parents: With Halloween Candy, Focus on Choice and Time to Prevent Teeth Decay
...ple wearing braces and other
oral appliances. Better choices include small candy bars and other candies
that can be consumed more quickly and easily. grazing
on candy can also increase the exposure teeth have to sugar.
Grabbing a piece every now and then from a trick-or-treat bag over the
course of a few ho...
Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus
...ith treatment group.
The control group was grazing
fields fertilised with inorganic fertiliser, while the treatment group was grazing
digested human sewage sludge fields, before and du...the ovaries from the foetuses where the mother was grazing
the sewage sludge fields contained fewer eggs and ...
grazing in Medical Dictionary
...lem ... Because tetany can also occur when calcium is low, calcium supplementation ... Grass tetany occurs most frequently when cattle are grazing
lush, immature grass, ... breeds in susceptibility to grass tetany with Brahman ... Grass tetany occurs most frequently in the spring, often...
grazing in Biological News
Cattle grazing may help rather than hurt endangered species
An article published in the latest issue of Conservation Biology finds that cattle grazing
plays an important role in maintaining wetland habitat necessary for some endangered species. Removing cattle from grazing
lands in the Central Valley of California could, inadvertently, degrade the vernal p...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...American mastodon, American lion, the short-faced bear and the helmeted musk-ox. But how did this remote Arctic region support such a diverse array of grazing
megafauna? This is the question addressed by Duane Froese of the University of Alberta and his international team of colleagues. They focus on the Klo...
Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird
... improves detection of approaching danger.
Traditional small-scale farming by local communities is therefore crucial to the ibis' survival because grazing
livestock and burning of the forest understorey opens up these habitats making them suitable for the birds.
"Our findings show that this critically...
Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case
...leading experts in the study of the interaction of grazing
ungulates and large predators.
"There's an incr...predators in helping to control the populations of grazing
animals, but also their behavior. The threat of pr...undamentally change the movement and activities of grazing
animals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in ways t...
Iron and biological production in the high-latitude North Atlantic
...ing of carbon between the atmosphere and ocean.
Phytoplankton are grazed upon and some of the larger phytoplankton species such as diatoms with low grazing
mortality are susceptible to silicate shortage. Traditionally, it has been believed that these factors, acting in concert, might be sufficient to term...
Spring agricultural fires have large impact on melting Arctic
...er impact than previously thought.
A particular threat is posed by springtime burning - to remove crop residues for new planting or clear brush for grazing
- because the black carbon or soot produced by the fires can lead to accelerated melting of snow and ice.
Soot, which is produced through incomplet...
Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change
...ons to establish whether carbon offsetting schemes are a success, which would hopefully then act as an incentive to do more."
Focusing on cropland, grazing
lands, agro-forestry and forestry, the system will enable forest managers, farmers and other land users to look at the present carbon situation above ...
Grasslands: The future of sustainable agriculture
...g who are willing to fit their farming to the nature of their farms and their home landscapes, and who recognize the paramount importance of grass and grazing
animals to good farming everywhere."
Taking its inspiration from the classic USDA yearbook Grass: The 1948 Yearbook of Agriculture, which was writt...
Can organic cropping systems be as profitable as conventional systems?
...stems were more profitable than the Midwestern standards of continuous corn, no-till corn and soybeans, and intensively managed alfalfa.
of dairy heifers was as profitable as the organic systems. And to our surprise, including risk premiums into the evaluation did not change the ranking...
Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques
...ry illnesses, a decrease in alpaca farming and a shortened growing season. In some areas where Indigenous People depend on Alpine flora for medicines, grazing
and food, the growing season could be cut in half should the loss of glaciers continue and agriculture become dependent solely on rainfall;
grazing in Biological Technology
SRNL's microbes useful for for environmental cleanup and oil recovery
...and other non-hazardous products. "The project was a great success," Dr. Brigmon says. "The lagoon now has been cleaned up, and deer now can be seen grazing
Recent efforts have shown that BioTiger™ naturally produces chemicals that may have other industrial uses as well. For example, Bi...
Business Worst Practices: A new best seller?
...sts are the agents of change and will get things done, but they are in a scarce minority. The vast majority of people are cattle and usually are found grazing
at their desk waiting for the herd to be called.
Another key phrase that many HR people look for is self starter. This is another overused phrase o...
grazing in Biological Definition
...ettlements are dependent on proximity to water and, depending on the lifestyle, other natural resources such as fertile land for growing crops and grazing
livestock , or seasonally by populations of prey . With the advent of large-scale trade and transport infrastructure, immediate proximity to these r...
...In Queensland pastures, for example, it is normal to have a greater total weight of scarab beetle larvae under the surface than of the beef cattle grazing
A great many creatures depend on insects as their primary diet, and many that do not (and are thus not technically insectivores) neverthe...
grazing in Biological Dictionary
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...h- to low- endophyte fescue did not resume normal grazing
... endophyte ( ) n. An organism, especially ...ay, and word games. fects of the endophyte on grazing
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animal. ... Much of the fescue grass grown in t...