PLANET IN PERIL - The Government of Manitoba is expanding already large hog operations by relaxing environmental & safety regulations. It's an industry with a long history of pollution, cruelty and disease.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Is Climate Change Boosting a Lethal Disease in Australia?
For 17 years, the Hendra virus smoldered in its host bat population, only rarely crossing to humans. Then it exploded, likely triggered by heavy rains and floods in Australia earlier this year. And that has public health doctors nervous about climate change. Details here.