Extension agent brings world of experience to position
NMSU Photo Lynda Garvin, NMSU Sandoval County Extension agricultural agent, has lived in eight countries, including the United States, during her career with Peace Corps, Food for the Hungry and CARE International.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ukraine: Russian aid trucks crossing border a 'direct invasion'
Russian trucks ostensibly carrying water, generators and sleeping bags for battered civilians have crossed into rebel-held territory without Ukraine's consent.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Pe a: Catfish
ONE of the shows I watch on National Geographic cable channel is a contest to get the biggest catfish .
Seals, Sea Lions May Have Brought Tuberculosis...
Image Caption: New research concludes seals and sea lions likely brought tuberculosis from Africa to South America long before Christopher Columbus arrived in 1492.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia's Deterioration Stands Out
A health worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward, once a primary school, in Monrovia, Liberia, last week.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
National Review Online
Stop Elephant Poacher Butchery
Great efforts are made internationally to stop the illegal ivory trade. But it appears to be too little.
Pygmies' Small Stature Evolved Multiple Times
There are roughly half a million known pygmy people living in various tribes around the world, clustered mainly near the tropics in African and Southeast Asia.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Religion News Service
Islamic militias continue spread beyond the Middle East into African nations
A street in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, before the war.a The city is now in ruins due to the war.
Career Beat: Bloomberg EMEA gets new executive editor
John Fraher is now executive editor for international government at Bloomberg Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Letter: Save the big cats
The keynote speaker for the evening was Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, a world-renowned big cat researcher and CEO of Panthera.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rhinos being airlifted to safety out of South Africa
A group called Rhinos Without Borders plans to move 100 of the animals from South Africa to Botswana next year in an effort to save them from extinction.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
International Panel Clears Untested Ebola Drugs as Death Toll Hits 1,000
Nancy Writebol, an American aid worker infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia, arrives at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on August 5, 2014.
Ditmas Park Corner
Raise Money For Endangered Elephants At The Castello Plan Tonight
Tonight, The Castello Plan is holding a fundraiser in honor of World Elephant Day , and a percentage of the proceeds from the beer and cocktails specials, as well as the goodies, will be donated to the Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee - the country's largest natural habitat refuge developed for the endangered mammals who had been in ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Faced with Boko Haram's brutality, 'the best I can do is to share Goni's story'
Peace Corps volunteer Elizabeth Loftus, who grew up in Manlius, is pictured with Goni and some members of his family in September 2011 in Magdeme, Cameroon, during Eid al-Fitr, the celebration at the end of Ramadan.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Q&A: American Virus Expert in Africa's Ebola Zone: 'This is Like War'
Kailahun. Sierra Leone. MA©decins Sans FrontiA res Ebola Treatment Center. In the forest, a few meters from the MSF health center, a WHO team is burying the bodies of deceased patients whose families did not come.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Kate Peck says she's been building up muscle in preparation for...
Missing mom-of-two is found DEAD near SUV in Oregon forest after her husband sobbed through televised plea for her to come home Compromising photographs claiming to show married Billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, 71, with two young women are posted online in apparent blackmail plot Miracle pill aspirin could even ward off major cancers: ... (more)
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Ecology Global Network
Africa's Great Green Wall
Twenty African nations have banded together to build a monumental Great Green Wall of Africa - a forest of drought-resistant trees stretching across the edge of the Sahara Desert.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Gene analysis project goes way, way back
He is one of 2000 people to take part in a gene analysis project being run by the University of Otago.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Brattleboro Reformer
What is this journey all about?
I was 19 when I first fell for the unattractive English Land Rover utility four-wheel-drive vehicle.