News tagged with public health

H2O: The province of provinces

Unsafe drinking water is a topic usually connected to the developing world. But the regular recurrence of boil-water advisories, and widely publicised outbreaks in towns like Walkerton and Kashechewan have shown that, even ...

dateJun 30, 2015 in Environment
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Q&A: Why are antibiotics used in livestock?

Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, is the latest company to ask its suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Here's a rundown of what's driving the decision:

dateMay 22, 2015 in Other
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Charting Colorado's vulnerability to climate change

Sea-level rise may not be eating away at Colorado's borders, but climate change exposes other critical vulnerabilities in the state, according to a new report. Rising temperatures likely will take a toll on cattle and crops, ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Environment
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