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AsiaâEUR(TM)s Illegal Wildlife Trade Makes Tigers a Farm-to-Table Meal
Offbeat  (tags: laos, zoos, farmers, lions, commercial breeding, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 193 days ago - nytimes.com
In Laos and several other Asian countries, conservationists have compiled ample evidence that many zoos and farms serve as fronts for commercial breeding.
White Zimbabwean Farming Family Are Driven Off Their Land to Make Way for Black British Doctor Who Runs Slimming Clinic in UK
Offbeat  (tags: zimbawe, rhodesia, uk, british, mugabe, land, seized, farmers )

Scooby
- 685 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A family of white Zimbabwean farmers have been evicted from their land after it was handed over to a British doctor who runs a weightloss clinic in Nottingham.
Salmon Farmers Under Fire for Shooting Seals
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, farmers, salmon, fish, seals, UK, shot )

Scooby
- 801 days ago - itv.com
New figures from the Scottish government show more than 100 seals have been shot so far this year to protect salmon farms. Although they are officially protected, seals can be shot under special license. Campaigners say non-lethal means should be used.
Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

Ray
- 805 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
These Service Dogs Are Completely Different.
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, helping, farmers, good news, humans, ability challenges, health )

Dianne
- 826 days ago - peoplepets.com
There are only 10 in existence, but more are on their way. They help farmers with disabilities!
California Orders Historic Water Cuts for Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: water, Farmers, water consumption, California lawmakers, USA )

Ray
- 918 days ago - bbc.co.uk
California lawmakers have ordered farmers to reduce their water consumption - the largest cuts in the US state's history.
Ranchers Threatened By Bison Preserve
Offbeat  (tags: American Serengeti", Animals, Farmers, Conservationists, Montana, USA )

Ray
- 920 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Conservationists in Montana are creating an "American Serengeti" by buying up ranch land, pulling down fences and creating a vast swathe of territory for bison to roam.
Robert Mugabe Celebrates His 91st Birthday With Hate-Filled Speech in Which He Threatens to Take Land From White Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: robert mugabe, zimbabwe, farmers, white, land, birthday )

Scooby
- 1022 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Zimbabwe's president marked his 91st birthday celebrations with a terrifying speech in which he threatened to seize land and animal sanctuaries owned by white people.
And Not a Drop to Waste - Inter Press Service
Offbeat  (tags: technology, environment, water supply, India, farmers, agriculture )

Naoko
- 1321 days ago - ipsnews.net
Barely literate they might be, but the farmers of Mahbubnagar are now sought by many for their expertise in water budgeting.
Farm Aid Issues Emergency Grants to Farmers and Ranchers in Colorado and South Dakota
Offbeat  (tags: farmers, ranchers, cattle, horses, aid. storms )

Judith
- 1515 days ago - digitaljournal.com
As farmers in CO deal with serious flood damage and ranchers in SD dig out from an early blizzard that killed tens of thousands of cattle, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund and issued emergency grants to help farm and ranch families
Agriculture On The Air
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, business, food, organic, Asia, Bangladesh, radio station, imformation sharing, agriculture, farmers )

Naoko
- 1760 days ago - ipsnews.net
The rural community station reaches a 17km radius and helps farmers share their own crop research with listners and even invite farmers to participate in stadio discussions on capacity development, cultivating improved varieties of seeds, etc.
Crazed Cows Do Not Kill Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: headlines, cows, crazed, feelings, animals, farmers )

Simone
- 2033 days ago - all-creatures.org
NEWSPAPER STORY: Irish Sun, May 21, 2012 HEADLINE: Crazed Cow Kills Farmer STORY SUMMARY: A dairyman was killed as he tried to save his son ~ who was being attacked by a cow. DETAILS: "The animal kicked the helpless pensioner several times at
Koalas Being Trampled to Death By Cows
Offbeat  (tags: studies, farmers, australia, koalas, cows, killing, controversy )

Simone
- 2223 days ago - news.com.au
KOALAS are being trampled to death by killer cows. The iconic native animals, which live in trees, are being killed or injured when territorial cows with calves at heel act in concert to circle and trample them when they go to ground to change trees.
'Insane' Fox Import Bid in Farmers, Environment Groups' Crosshairs
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, importation, silver fox, interbreeding, red fox, australia, enviornmenalists, farmers )

Simone
- 2293 days ago - news.com.au
FOXES could soon go from farm predator to family pet. An uproar has erupted over an anonymous application to import and breed the silver fox - a close relative of Australia's most damaging introduced predator, the red fox.
Slideshow: Fen Tiger on the Prowl Once Again
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, panthers, sightings, farmers, video, wild cats )

Simone
- 2381 days ago - cambridge-news.co.uk
The legendary Fen Tiger is still on the prowl, according to eagle-eyed residents. There have been four sightings recorded in the last two months alone. Bosses of Shepreth Wildlife Park received the calls about "big cat" sightings and sent out
 

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