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2 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

US announces crackdown on shady puppy imports

Every year an untold number of dogs, raised in cramped and inhumane commercial breeding grounds known as “puppy mills,” make their way from South Korea and elsewhere into your local kennel for re-sale at premium prices, a GlobalPost investigation revealed in June.


Related Topix: Agriculture, World News, Mexico

6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Doctors group: World 'losing" Ebola fight

United Nations a The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone" as authorities race to contain the disease.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Agriculture

10 hrs ago | The Dam Station

Pit Bull Saves Boy, 8, From Bee Swarm

Hades the pit bull is doing her part to ensure the breed's good name. When Jesse-Cole Shaver, his sister, Jasmine, and some friends were playing in the Oregon woods, someone stepped on a rotten log - and bees zoomed out to attack.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Weird

14 hrs ago | WHAS11

UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries

The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn.


Related Topix: Agriculture

18 hrs ago |

Maine ready for colorful fall foliage season

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and the Maine Office of Tourism will begin releasing their weekly fall foliage report on Sept.


Related Topix: Agriculture

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Early Oregon pear harvest falls below expectations

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Related Topix: Medford, OR, Agriculture, Jackson County, OR

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

California drought: Livermore winemakers see lighter crop yields, smaller fruit

LIVERMORE >> With an early harvest just around the corner, Wente Vineyards' Kevin Zollinger is optimistic one of the state's worst droughts in recorded history won't leave the winemaker's precious grapes high and dry.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Livermore, CA, San Joaquin, CA

CBS News

Were Neanderthals artists?

A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought .


Related Topix: Anthropology, Archaeology

KXLY-TV Spokane

Train your brain to crave healthy food

We know, that wasn't the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for.


Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture

Science Daily

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm.


Related Topix: Oceanography

Contra Costa Times

Central Valley geology isn't conducive to a big quake, yet vulnerabilities exist

The Fresno area hasn't felt any serious effects from a major earthquake since a magnitude-6.4 temblor devastated Coalinga in 1983, injuring 47 people and causing more than $31 million in damage.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Fresno, CA, Coalinga, CA

The Republic

Farm at Prophetstown suspends some operations

An educational farm located within Prophetstown State Park is suspending some operations for the rest of the year because of a lack of funding.


Related Topix: Prophetstown, IL, Agriculture

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Wisconsin Apple Growers Say Crop Looking Good

A Wisconsin State Journal report says growers were concerned after last year's unusually heavy harvest.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Tribune

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Archaeology, Anthropology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Halstead Gazette

Less meat 'key' to food security

The shift towards meat-heavy Western diets means agricultural yields will not meet projected food demands for the world population in 2050, experts predict Eating less meat is "essential" to ensure future demand for food can be met and "dangerous" climate change avoided, experts have warned.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Environment

Evening Sun

Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Geology, Concord, NH


Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, University of Wisconsin Madison, Agriculture, Local Food, Fruits, Weird


Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts parts of northern Pakistan

A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pakistan, Geology

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Somalia: 11 killed as army repels attack on prison

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Somalia, World News, Africa, Agriculture

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Medical marijuana applications posted for businessMedical marijuana...

Medical marijuana applications posted for business The official applications have been posted for aspiring medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government, Agriculture