News tagged with epidemic

Spread of fungus-farming beetles is bad news for trees

( -- North Carolina State University researchers have found that a subset of fungus-farming ambrosia beetles may be in the early stages of a global epidemic threatening a number of economically important trees, ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Ecology
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Hundreds of rare antelopes die in Kazakhstan

More than 440 endangered Saiga antelopes were found dead in western Kazakhstan last week, suspected victims of the same epidemic that killed 12,000 animals last year, officials said on Monday.

dateMay 30, 2011 in Ecology
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