The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service defines a Parasite as an organism that derives nourishment and protection from other living organisms...
MalariaLast Updated on 2013-05-04 at 14:55
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a More »
Wind turbine bird mortalityLast Updated on 2013-04-29 at 19:53
Wind turbine bird mortality is a by-product of large scale wind farms, which are increasingly promoted as an alternative to fossil fuel derived energy production. To adequately... More »
PoachingLast Updated on 2013-02-25 at 14:45
Poaching is the illegal hunting, killing or capturing of animals, a practice that occurs in a variety of ways. Poaching can refer to the failure to comply with regulations for... More »
Animal Agriculture and the EnvironmentLast Updated on 2013-01-06 at 17:27
Environmental Interactions with Agricultural Production: Animal Agriculture and the Environment
Animal production industries have seen substantial changes over the... More »
Pest managementLast Updated on 2012-09-03 at 08:55
Early detection and treatment of pests means a healthier growing environment.
In Your Backyard
Pest management can be one of the... More »
Urban yards as birds' refugesLast Updated on 2012-08-23 at 16:19
Urban yards with plants that mimic native vegetation offer birds "mini-refuges" and help to offset losses of biodiversity in cities,. Such purposeful landscaping with... More »