Hurricane Irma Update: People, Zoos, Wildlife Centers Hunker Down

Hurricane Irma Update: People, Zoos, Wildlife Centers Hunker Down

Hurricane Irma People,  Zoos, and Wildlife Centers Hunker Down Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida early Sunday with the storm’s northern eye-wall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful Category 4 storm. Irma lashed the area with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph,  and the US National Hurricane Center said it was expected […]

Pet Owners Treating Sick Animals With Marijuana

Pet Owners Treating Sick Animals With Marijuana

Pet Owners Treating Sick Animals With Marijuana As more states legalize marijuana for humans, more pet owners are giving their animal companions cannabis-based extracts, ointments and edibles marketed to treat everything from arthritis and anxiety to seizures and cancer. Most of these pet products, which are not regulated, contain cannabidiol or CBD, a chemical compound […]

The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling

The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling

The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling The agriculture output in the 28-member European Union (EU) declined in Y 2015 due to notable fall in animal production, Eurostat, the bloc’s statistical office said Monday. The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the EU stood at EUR 411.2-B (US$435.9) at basic prices […]

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet To provide a healthy lifestyle for your pet you must focus on identifying, then removing, and unnecessary stressors from your pet’s world before disease can occur. These obstacles might involve your pet’s diet, exercise, environment, and veterinary care. Being proactive is in contrast to the reactive approach […]

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes As of Saturday afternoon the fast-moving Sand Fire in Santa Clarita California has burned 20,000 acres and is not contained. A raging wildfire grew to more than 30 square miles east of Santa Clarita Saturday, prompting an expanded evacuation order affecting some 1,500 homes and spreading smoke and […]

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs The Big Q: Are Mutts healthier than Purebred Dogs? The Big A: Many people believe that Mutts aka mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when 2 or more breeds are blended together, there is less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific […]

Understanding Cancer, Some Clues

Understanding Cancer, Some Clues

Understanding Cancer, Some Clues The common denominator of all types of cancer is that they are able to hide from the immune system. This is cancer’s Achilles’ Heel, and it is this weakness (clue) that could finally lead us to the cure according to some experts. Below are some of the clues that immune scientists […]

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators The US Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) published data about 80% of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals: Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds. This accounts for at least 33% of the world’s food crops, including tomatoes, pepper, strawberries, coffee, apples, carrots, almonds, […]

Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”

Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”

Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter” The wildfire in Santa Barbara County, California has burned thousands of acres and prompted the declaration of a local emergency as firefighters continue into the weekend facing extremely difficult conditions. More than 1,200 personnel were responding to the wild fire, which has been […]

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]