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Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

...effort, which follows recent seafood industry donations of canned salmon to residents of Northwest Alaska facing food shortages as a result of ravaging storms and economic hardships."We're grateful that processors in our fishing industry...
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Federal judge rules in favor of threatened seabird

...ruling. He said the critical habitat portion of ruling was concerning, and that the council continues to believe that food shortages in the ocean are a bigger problem for the birds than limited nesting habitat."From our perspective, there has...
Entry level - part of growing up

...more than cash from their jobs. Working at Subway, Park said he's learned the laws of supply and demand, and how food shortages affect prices. "It's helped introduce me to the business world," Parks said. "I think running my own business...
A woman leading change in Yemen

...they finish school. Illiteracy among women is still a whopping 67 percent, women are typically the first victims of food shortage (one in three Yemenis suffers from severe malnutrition, according to the United Nations), and many have difficult...
Crews corral cruise ship that tore loose in Alabama

...thousands of passengers were disabled for days. Passengers say they endured terrible conditions on board, including food shortages, raw sewage running in corridors and tent cities for sleeping on deck.Tugs slowly towed the ship into port in Mobile...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...hundreds of air carriers. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman dismisses the likelihood that Y2K will lead to widespread food shortages. That's because only one-third of U.S. farmers rely on computer systems, and the computers that are used...
Outside editorial: As food prices increase, American security is at stake

...extreme drought in Russia, China and elsewhere; and profiteering in the commodities markets. The result is a world food shortage. One other factor: the worldwide financial collapse of 2008-2009. Western governments are retrenching. One result...
Outside editorial: Venezuela's future is hanging in the balance

...But the state oil company is not reinvesting in upkeep, and production has fallen. Price controls have created food shortages. Chavez's dictates have driven out foreign and domestic investment. The proposed constitutional change has increased...
Study: Gray whale comeback may be based on miscalculation

...aren't at their natural limit, then some other problem is harming them, Palumbi said. And that has to do with a food shortage and global warming, researchers theorize. The gray whale relies on massive numbers of small crustaceans that live...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...Partnership for the 21st Century, told The Associated Press.Africa, with a burgeoning population and debilitating food shortages, is losing 50 million tons a year of cassava to the disease, he said.In Uganda, a new strain of the virus identified...


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