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The return of bison to the American West

A herd of 10 bison were released into a 1,000-acre pasture in Soapstone Prairie Natural Area on Nov. 1, 2015.
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, a 28 square mile grassland with miles of hiking trails and many cultural resources in Fort Collins, Colorado, released the herd of bison onto their land after almost 10 years of deliberation on the project. 488 more words

Science And The Environment

Biological Hazard - Bulgaria, Province of Kyustendil, Rila : Brucellosis (Animal)

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WHAT IS BRUCELLOSIS?

Brucellosis is a contagious disease of both humans and animals caused by bacteria (invisible to the naked eye) of the genus Brucella which causes extensive economic damage to cattle breeding but is also a significant health issue as more than 50.000 people contract brucellosis world-wide. 227 more words

Earth Watch Report

MINISTER ENGLISH: MEATH & WESTMEATH FARMERS TO BENEFIT FURTHER FROM SUCCESSFUL ERADICATION OF BRUCELLOSIS

€6 million annual saving to farmers in testing costs

Local Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, and Meath West Fine Gael T.D. Damien English has welcomed the ending of pre-movement Brucellosis testing on both sides of the Border with effect from 28th September this year as good news for farmers in Counties Meath and Westmeath. 126 more words

Meath

Brief overview of bovine brucellosis: The Kenyan perspective

Introduction

Brucellosis is the most common and widespread of all bacterial zoonotic infections affecting man, livestock and wild animals (OIE., 2012; Corbel., 2006… 2,053 more words

Zoonoses

Montana considers releasing wild bison outside Yellowstone

By Laura Zuckerman

Montana wildlife managers are asking the public to weigh in on a plan that could see the state establish a herd of wild bison that originated at Yellowstone National Park. 341 more words

Nature

Montana Lifts Imported Cattle Vaccination Requirement

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Department of Livestock has lifted a requirement that female cattle imported into the state be vaccinated against brucellosis.

Brucellosis can cause pregnant animals to prematurely abort their young. 118 more words

News

Several thousand cattle quarantined near Yellowstone

Source: Reuters, by Laura Zuckerman, 12/2014

Several thousand head of cattle have been quarantined in Montana after a cow near Yellowstone National Park tested positive for brucellosis, the livestock disease much feared by ranchers and also carried by elk and bison, state livestock officials said on Friday. 236 more words

Environmental