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Contagion Review

It’s time to look at a flu horror film. I don’t think I’ve seen too many of those. The last one would be Resident Evil I suppose. 1,158 more words


APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Standardize Phytosanitary Treatment Regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its treatment regulations to standardize the process for approving new cold treatment facilities in Southern and Western U.S. 191 more words


Quarantine - it's more than just weeds!

I always thought I was fairly environmentally aware, but recently I have had my eyes opened to more than the issue introducing weeds to K’gari.  When not in use, FIDO’s Land Cruiser is stored in Brisbane.  488 more words

Weed And Pest Management

The dreaded "cruise ship virus" is spreading among Winter Olympics workers

Norovirus can turn your cruise ship voyage into a nightmare of diarrhea and vomiting. It’s not exactly great for athletes either.

With just one day to go until the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, 128 people have fallen ill from an… 262 more words

APHIS Accepts Comments on Updated Import Requirements for Fresh Citrus Fruit from Colombia

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its import requirements for fresh sweet orange, grapefruit, mandarin, clementine, and tangerine fruit from Colombia. 147 more words


Going Home. Short Story.

Hope everyone had a good weekend. Mine was grand, fairly relaxed, was great catching up with friends too. Still feeling a bit off, getting twinges here and there, hopefully everything is just settling down. 3,962 more words

Creative Writing

Further improvements in xattred 1.0b3, the extended attribute editor

I have been working a lot in xattred of late, and have taken the opportunity to smooth some of its remaining rough edges. In particular, this new version 1.0b3 tidies the commands in the File menu, removing the… 234 more words