Sarah Browning: How to nurse storm damaged trees, plants back to health | Home & Garden

SARAH BROWNING For the Lincoln Journal Star Nebraskans have seen their share of severe weather in recent weeks and as a result many landscape plants have been damaged by high winds and hail. wind damage Straight-line winds have uprooted some trees completely and pushed some trees over at an angle, breaking a portion of the … Read more

Summoned to court by his neighbors who deemed his dogs too noisy, this breeder from Garéoult won his case

Between the crowing of the rooster or the bells of the cows, the smell of manure or the noise of tractors at night, farmers are more and more often singled out by their neighbors, even attacked or brought to justice. A sheep breeder from Garéoult has just had this experience. And if the judge dismissed … Read more

Officials try to deliver aid to flooded South Asia villages

DHAKA – Authorities in India and Bangladesh struggled Monday to deliver food and drinking water to millions of thousands of people evacuated from their homes in days of flooding that have submerged wide swaths of the countries. The floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than a dozen people, marooned millions and flooded millions … Read more

Scientists mobilize in front of the Assembly to train deputies in climate issues

Can discussing half an hour with climate specialists be enough to raise awareness among parliamentarians? This is the bet currently taken, in front of the Bourbon Palace, by 35 scientists and the collective For an ecological awakening. Are bad political decisions in environmental matters the result of a form of ecological ignorance or of informed … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more

The Recorder – Speaking of Nature: Swamped with good fortune — another great day in the thinking chair

It was one of those mornings that seemed right from the very start. I woke up at my normal insanely-early teacher wakeup time and decided that if I could pull myself together and go to work at this hour, then I could certainly pull myself together and get outside. So, I reset my alarm for … Read more

On the beach, be careful not to crush bird nests

FAUNA – Paying attention to the ground you walk on at the beach could save whole broods of birds. Several species, including the Kentish Plover in particular, reproduce in sandy environments, therefore especially on the beaches, from April until the end of July, in particular on the Atlantic coast, the English Channel and the North … Read more

Italy faces food, energy threat as biggest river dries up

By Paolo Santalucia | Associated Press BORETTO, Italy — Water is so low in large stretches of Italy’s largest river that local residents are walking through the middle of the expanse of sand and shipwrecks are resurfacing. Authorities fear that if it doesn’t rain soon, there’ll be a serious shortage of water for drinking and … Read more

Heat wave alert! The weekend promises to be very hot, our file to better face it

HEAT WEATHER – The early heat wave that is affecting France is nearing its end, but the worst is yet to come, with the heat peak expected for tomorrow, Saturday June 18, with temperatures approaching or even exceeding 40° in some regions. If we are unfortunately going to have to get used to living with … Read more

Wisdom Panel Publishes Largest-Ever Genetic Screening Studies of Cats and Dogs | News

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 16, 2022– Wisdom Panel, the world leader in pet genetics and maker of Wisdom Panel™ pet DNA tests, announced today the publication of the two largest genetic screening studies of cats and dogs ever conducted. Examining more than one million pets across the two studies, the research team behind Wisdom Panel™—the most … Read more