News tagged with season

Dolphin hunting season kicks off in Japan

The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the infamous town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP.

Sep 01, 2014
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Butterflies switch lifestyles using hormones

Many habitats on Earth change dramatically with the seasons, profoundly affecting food availability, predation pressure and reproductive opportunities for animals living in these seasonal habitats. To survive ...

Aug 15, 2014
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Hawaii bracing for first hurricane in 22 years

Hurricane Iselle's outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it was poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22 years. Another hurricane closely followed.

Aug 08, 2014
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Farm manager plays leading role in postharvest loss

With all the effort it takes to grow a food crop from seed to sale, it may be surprising that some farms in Brazil lose 10 to 12 percent of their yield at various points along the postharvest route. According ...

Aug 06, 2014
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Bertha now a hurricane over Atlantic

Bertha picked up strength Monday to become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season, but the storm is not expected to make landfall on the US East Coast, forecasters said.

Aug 04, 2014
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