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Supertoxic rat poisons threaten owls, other wildlife. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 10:01am Supertoxic rat poisons threaten owls, other wildlife http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/rodenticides-kill-wildlife/document_view Story by Robert McClure Photos by Paul Joseph Brown Environmental Health News December 12, 2010 Part 1 of 2 VANCOUVER, British Columbia – With the spooky glow of his headlamp illuminatin ... Read on »
Chronic Wasting Disease: Surveillance Update North America: February 2010 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Feb 2010 8:25am Updates Chronic Wasting Disease: Surveillance Update: February 1, 2010 Testing of heads from the fall hunting seasons continues. To date [Feb 1/10], we have completed tests on 3537 heads since September 1, 2009. The program has detected 10 new cases of CWD in wild deer, all of which are mule deer. New outlier cases were detected well up the Re ... Read on »
NPS Moves to Protect Bears and Wolves in Alaska by Jason Martin Posted Tue 13 Apr 2010 4:08pm The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Alaska's National Parks ANCHORAGE – The National Park Service today announced three actions to help protect bear and wolf populations and park values within NPS units in Interior Alaska. Within Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, a temporary closure to the taking of wo ... Read on »
Cryodracos pilopeda by Zachary M. Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 2:52pm The "frost dragon," described by Troy in 1934, is the most wide-ranging dragon on the planet, known from Russia, the Yukon, and Greenland. It is an enormous flightless dragon, reaching lengths of fifty feet or more. Troy characterized it as a "slow-moving behemouth of the Arctic, the last relic of an age where giants moved across the Earth." ... Read on »
Omega-3 in higher doses may help prevent diabetes, heart disease by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 12:00am FHCRC.org - A study of Yup’ik Eskimos in Alaska, who on average consume 20 times more omega-3 fats from fish than people in the lower 48 states, suggests that a high intake of these fats helps prevent obesity-related chronic diseases such as di ... Read on »
Management of CWD in Canada: Past Practices, Current Conditions, Current Science, Future Risks and Options by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jun 2011 6:02pm Management of CWD in Canada: Past Practices, Current Conditions, Current Science, Future Risks and Options February 9-10, 2011, Edmonton Executive Summary A workshop was held in Edmonton, Alberta, on February 9-10, 2011, as part of a two-step process to review and draft a proposed update to Canada’s National Chronic Wasting Disease Contr ... Read on »
Fish-eating Eskimos are health ... by John R. Posted Tue 29 Mar 2011 2:33am Fish-eating Eskimos are healthier So what is different about Eskimos who eat a more traditional (fish-heavy) diet? It could be more than diet. They might exercise more, for instance. We have long known that traditional Eskimos are unusually healthy at any given age despite their huge fat consumption. And the recent study below confirm ... Read on »
Saskatchewan’s first chronic wasting disease case of the year has been confirmed 2014 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 1:10pm  CWD confirmed in elk herd   Posted Apr. 7th, 2014 by William DeKay   Seventy-one cases of chronic wasting disease have been recorded in deer and elk herds in Canada since 1996. | File photo Seventy-one cases of chronic wasting disease have been recorded in deer and elk herds in Canada since 1996. | File photo   ... Read on »
Devil's Punchbowl by Randy Lloyd Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 2:18pm Peaks and clouds It’s been quite awhile since I’ve gotten any blog entries done. I suppose the most common excuse for not posting regular blog entries is being too busy, and that really is part of it. It’s been hard to devote time to blogging lately, so I hope no one minds that I will be doing some back posting of some of the ... Read on »
Carol Deppe: The 20 Potato a Day Diet vs. The Nearly All Potato Winter by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 8:54am The following essay appears on the website of Carol Deppe, author of The Resilient Gardener , located at www.caroldeppe.com . (Part of this story appeared on Alternet as “The Winter I Had to Live Almost Completely on Potatoes…and Love It: Everything you could want to know about the potato, which, it turns out, is an amazing food.” ... Read on »