The United States has a plan to fight the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant diseases. But some experts believe that by not focusing those that ingest most of these drugs - farm animals - humanity could face a huge problem in the future.
Shale gas licenses are attracting solid interest from investors, according to UK business and energy minister Matt Hancock. Communities are resisting government plans to allow fracking firms to drill under homes without their permission.
The EU has announced emergency funding for perishable fruit and vegetables hit by Russia’s EU food ban as part of efforts to help cover part of the farmers’ losses that are estimated at billions of euros.
Three so-far-unnamed Brazilian dairy companies have received the proper paperwork to start deliveries to Russia, a representative of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture said. The new imports will help fill a gaping hole left by EU suppliers.
Beijing is ready to meet fruit and vegetable demand in Russia after Moscow’s food embargo on the West, a Chinese commerce official said. Boosting agricultural trade, already worth $20 billion a year, would further cement Russia’s links with China.
The US Environmental Protection Agency does not need to face claims that it should require the labeling of potentially hazardous inert ingredients in pesticides, a federal judge has ruled. The agency dodged dissenting pro-health groups for eight years.
Europeans’ anger with their governments over US-led sanctions against Russia can go “quite far” as they are fed up with US business influence helping arms exporters and NATO, but not average Europeans, former British diplomat William Mallinson told RT.
The bison population in Yellowstone National Park will be significantly reduced this winter, as park officials have announced a plan to cull up to 900 animals that attempt to leave or drift away from the park.
High hopes in Colorado concerning the revenue generated by the state’s legalized marijuana rules might have been nothing more than a pipe dream. Officials now say pot taxes are bringing in only a portion of what was expected.