As college drinking problems rise, new studies identify effective prevention strategies
Two separate studies developed programs in which colleges worked closely with their surrounding communities, using measures such as increased police patrols
in problem neighborhoods and raising student awareness of their responsibilities as community residents. The studies found reductions in heavy drinkin...
Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest
...he spectrum, two studies evaluated programs that brought colleges and their surrounding communities together -- through measures like increased police patrols
in problem neighborhoods and efforts to make students more aware of their responsibilities as community residents. Both studies, one led by Robert F. ...
Colleges, communities combat off-campus student drinking
...n University that also involved the community -- including increased police patrols
in neighborhoods subject to loud and sometimes dangerous college parties, c... connecting the college and community. Funds were devoted to bump up police patrols
in neighborhoods where college parties were a problem and to better enforce...
China is Cracking Down on Food Safety
...put an end to the numerous scandals related to poor quality of food products and medications in China
The Chinese Government has also stepped up its patrols
in recent weeks, announcing a series of measures aimed at strengthening food and drug safety and cracking down on counterfeiting operations.
Serengeti patrols cut poaching of buffalo, elephants, rhinos
A technique used since the 1930s to estimate the abundance of fish has shown for the first time that enforcement patrols
are effective at reducing poaching of elephants, African buffaloes and black rhinos in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
"Wildlife within protected areas is under incr...
US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species
... is stunning. The crackdown on urban crossings has forced people into wild areas and the amount of human activity both people crossing and the border patrols
seeking them has to have an effect on wildlife.
"Gaps in the fence could help, but that might channel more people to use those open areas for cros...
UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors
...oject for its first 20
years and has provided financial support since it became a separate
501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2005.
Combined with anti-poaching patrols
and habitat-protection efforts of
the Rwandan, Ugandan and Congolese governments and other
organizations, the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project's me...
Great Ape Trust awards $127,000 for international conservation efforts
... Banco National Park.
Cross River Gorilla Rangers $10,000 Provided salaries for two teams of seven gorilla rangers to implement patrols
in Cameroon and Nigeria.
Golden Lion Tamarins
Golden Lion Tamarin Association $5,000 Supported the Associations geoprocessing laboratory ...
Youngstown, Ohio Police Award Mobile Data Contract to BIO-key(R) International
...ces for information on vehicles,
drivers and persons of interest. MobileCop has already proven to be a
valuable aid in the City's Special Interdiction patrols
with county and state law enforcement agencies, the Youngstown Police
Department has initiated a proactive "zero tolerance" crime an...
Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia
...s, CI, WWF and the Cambodian Turtle Conservation Team plan to employ local community members to protect nesting beaches for the turtles and to conduct patrols
during the dry season to prevent illegal fishing of the species prized as an expensive delicacy in neighboring Vietnam. The organizations will also pr...
Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold
...ecline is due to poachers who took advantage of the absence of antipoaching patrols
in this critical rhino and tiger habitat, which was under the control of Ma...ation and the Nepal Army, who committed to conducting regular anti-poaching patrols
in Bardia National Park before the monsoon rains begin. One new antipoachin...
Widespread elephant slaughter discovered in Chad
... Parks Foundation and others, which will increase aerial surveys and extend patrols
outside the park through the wet season that ends in late September. They h...o raise funds and awareness to control poaching in coming years with aerial patrols
as well as to significantly increase ground security and information gather...
Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures
...as a staging area for secret missions in Cuba, just 30 miles away. Later, it became a notorious stopping point for narcotics smugglers, though regular patrols
have all but eliminated that reputation. Though only about 50 miles from the Florida Keys, the Cay Sal Bank remains remote and relatively pristine bec...