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UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...Department of Agriculture after 12 musk oxen died from malnutrition at the school's large animal research station earlier this...starvation.She said the deaths would better be described as from malnutrition since the musk oxen had ample amounts of hay and grazing...
Anger as Guatemala votes amid graft scandals

...during a national vote.Few believe that the vote will solve deep problems like a 70 percent poverty rate, 50 percent child malnutrition, pernicious gang influence and one of the world's highest homicide rates.But some hope that prosecutions and popular...
Nation and World
Princeton economist wins Nobel

...newborn children.His surprising conclusion: They didn't.Another Deaton study challenged the once-popular notion that malnutrition caused poverty by making people too weak to find work. He found the relationship worked the other way: Being poor caused...
Nation and World
In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...representative Jonathan Veitch said the food security situation in the two areas appeared better than expected with low rates of child malnutrition despite earlier famine fears, but he said there were worrisome outbreaks of watery diarrhea, measles, and malaria.In...
Nation and World
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu for everyone. Death threats, whippings and food deprivation were common punishments. Tuberculosis, food poisoning, malnutrition and starvation ran rampant through the small population. The deceased were cremated and the ashes returned to the group...
Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

...enormous, international intervention, malnutrition continues to soar to scandalous levels...survival is remarkably high.Yet acute malnutrition is only getting worse in the Sahel...treated for the most acute form of malnutrition in Chad. In 2011, it was 65,000. The...

Troopers: Man dies of starvation, exposure KODIAK - A 69-year-old Kodiak man apparently died from malnutrition and hypothermia, Alaska State Troopers said. The body of William Suryan was found Friday in his trailer, and officials say it's...
Researchers seek an explanation for underweight whales

...fat should have covered whales' spines last winter, researchers saw vertebrae sticking out. They spotted other signs of malnutrition - depressions around the blowholes and head, and protruding shoulder blades - that may indicate declining health. At least...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Trailhead. The Raptor Center will release "Taz," a first-year bird found at the wetlands in late March, suffering from malnutrition. Details: 586-8393. Juneau Singles Discussion Group, 7 p.m., Aldersgate Church. Details: 789-7870. Little...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...needed food and medical supplies. Some 4,000 Iraqi children are dying each month because of our sanctions, mostly due to malnutrition and inadequate medical care. This continuing campaign is hurting innocent civilians but is doing nothing to punish the leaders...


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