News tagged with livestock animals

Being sheepish about climate adaptation

For thousands of years, man has domesticated animals, selecting the best traits possible for survival. Now, livestock such as sheep offer an intriguing animal to examine adaptation to climate change, with a genetic legacy ...

dateSep 23, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Getting to the meat of animal welfare issues

What are Australian consumers' key concerns about how livestock are treated, and how much are they willing to pay for 'ethically produced' meats? How will consumer values influence livestock industry and food retailer decisions, ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Other
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Serengeti's animals under pressure

Tanzania has one of the fastest growing human populations in the world, and the number of conflicts between humans and other species is expected to rise as pressure on land areas grows.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Ecology
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