From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep the dairy industry from losing millions of dollars to "heat stress."
For the next three weeks, citizen volunteers in the United Kingdom will be tallying the painted ladies, peacocks and brimstones they see, to help create a nationwide count — and sooth their souls.
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The nation's capital has a cat problem. And the first step toward fixing it, apparently, is to quantify it.
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Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use violence to draw attention to their cause.
Following the funeral of a local resident killed by a crocodile after apparently straying into a local wildlife sanctuary, the mob slaughtered nearly 300 of the reptiles.
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Quite a few cat people went ape over our story about permethrin. How risky is the pesticide for Kitty? By minimizing their pet's exposure, cat owners can use the chemical safely, veterinarians say.
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Just in time for summer hikes and outdoor play: A study finds that the ticks that often convey Lyme disease become unable to bite, and soon die after exposure to clothing treated with permethrin.
Many spiders ply the skies by riding "balloons" of silk. And they rely on something more than just the wind to take them high up and far away.