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Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span

...es." Those guidelines include choosing fish, poultry or beans instead of beef, pork and lamb; choosing leaner cuts of meat; and baking, broiling or poaching meat rather than frying or charbroiling it. For the study, the researchers looked at what more than a half-million people, ages 50 to 71, were eati...

Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Lifespan

...es." Those guidelines include choosing fish, poultry or beans instead of beef, pork and lamb; choosing leaner cuts of meat; and baking, broiling or poaching meat rather than frying or charbroiling it. For the study, the researchers looked at what more than a half-million people, ages 50 to 71, were eati...

SEIU Members Stand Up for the Future of the Labor Movement and the Interests of All Workers

...ty are at record levels and when only 12.1 percent of the U.S. workforce has union representation, we simply can not abide by union-busting and member poaching between unions. Unions must stand united for the interests of working people. "The more than 800 SEIU members who traveled to Dearborn from all part...

Common human viruses threaten endangered great apes

...ourism has a strong positive effect on great apes survival since it reduces poaching activities in these areas and gives more political weight to the apes and p...show that research presence has had a strong positive effect in suppressing poaching around the research site. The researchers have already stepped up guidelin...

Gorilla Receives State-Of-The-Art Treatment for Uterine Fibroids from Interventional Radiologists

...gorilla Beta is a 47 year old Western Lowland gorilla with bleeding from uterine fibroids. Western Lowland gorillas are dwindling in the wild, due to poaching and outbreaks of the Ebola virus. Over the years, Beta has had her share of specialists assisting in her health care. CZS Animal Programs staff affect...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...ervation priorities, resulting in the discovery of new species, and having the opportunity to see how golden monkeys–which were severely threatened by poaching and habitat destruction–are now thriving, it is clear that local communities, conservation organizations, and governmental agencies can work together ...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...ervation priorities, resulting in the discovery of new species, and having the opportunity to see how golden monkeys–which were severely threatened by poaching and habitat destruction–are now thriving, it is clear that local communities, conservation organizations, and governmental agencies can work together ...
Poaching in Biological News

Photo reveals rare okapi survived poaching onslaught

NEW YORK (September 10, 2008)A set of stripy legs in a camera trap photo snapped in an African forest indicates something to cheer about, say researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society. The legs belong to an okapia rare forest giraffewhich apparently has survived in the Democratic Republic...

Ivory poaching at critical levels: Elephants on path to extinction by 2020?

African elephants are being slaughtered for their ivory at a pace unseen since an international ban on the ivory trade took effect in 1989. But the public outcry that resulted in that ban is absent today, and a University of Washington conservation biologist contends it is because the public seem...

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...

Elephants, large mammals recover from poaching in Africa's oldest national park

A recent wildlife census conducted in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revealed that several species of large mammal are now recovering from a decade of civil war and rampant poaching, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Institut Congolais pou...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

...' stronghold. And tigers are facing an epidemic of poaching and habitat loss across their range. The main r...ecline of tiger populations has been attributed to poaching and illegal trade. This is linked to the illegal i...spite of the decade long insurgency, encroachment, poaching and illegal trade, the present numbers is a positi...

Diet secrets of 'the Royals'

...e African savanna in and around the Samburu and Buffalo Springs national reserves in northern Kenya. "Fifteen years ago, there was a lot of poaching in the area, and elephants were getting killed," Cerling says. "But in the past 15 years, security has improved considerably, so people are moving in ...

Tigers get a stimulus plan

...els for tiger conservation. The GTI will also strengthen efforts to reduce poaching and illegal trade while creating new funding mechanisms for conservation ef...direct killing of tigers either due to conflicts with humans, or commercial poaching for their fur and other body parts, including for traditional Asian medicin...

Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions

...irewood or build encampments to survive, increasing the pressure on local resources. More weapons means increased hunting for bush meat and widespread poaching that can decimate wildlife populations such as 95 percent of the hippopotamus slaughtered in DRC's Virunga National Park. "The consequences extend...

Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa

...ctions for the Ugandan park matched well with actual lion numbers. PNVi consistently held four to five times less prey than QENP presumably due to poaching and habitat loss suggesting it can currently support fewer lions. Still, the researchers expect that if prey abundance rebounds and the Congolese par...

Missing: 2,000 elephants

...ing and tracking individual animals, revealed that poaching was once again decimating these herds. A WCS pilo... provides information to Chad's park service about poaching activities and elephant herd locations. "Zakouma ... to intimidate poachers in the act of stalking and poaching elephants. The flights also boost the morale of t...
Poaching in Biological Technology

Process or practice - Choosing a path to innovation

...tiator in this battle to attract and keep talent. The company is on a roll attracting the best and brightest programmers and computer scientists even poaching some of these individuals from Microsoft. Google and Microsoft provide a stark contrast in their approaches to innovation. Microsoft is older, bigg...
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