Archive: 09/28/2012

Philippines expands probe into 'blood' ivory

Philippine authorities said Friday they had launched a nationwide investigation into Catholic devotees collecting religious figures made of "blood" ivory smuggled from Africa.

Sep 28, 2012
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Obama blocks Chinese purchase of US wind farms

(AP)—Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare ...

Sep 28, 2012
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An old insect pest reemerges in organic orchards

The apple flea weevil, a sporadic insect pest in the early 1900s, has reemerged as a severe pest in organic apple orchards in Michigan, where outbreak population levels have been observed since 2008, and ...

Sep 28, 2012
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