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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...S. Department of Agriculture accused the University of Alaska Fairbanks of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at the school's large-animal research station.USDA spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa said Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
Book review: 'Two Old Women'

...This was a common way long ago of dealing with Athabaskan starvation times. The children must be saved, and if one or two elderly...it. The elders died, proud they had kept the babies from starvation.A re-read gave more grounds for the criticism. In order...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/book-review-two-old-women
Art
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...university did take issue with two points in the USDA complaint, including the federal agency saying the animals died of starvation.She said the deaths would better be described as from malnutrition since the musk oxen had ample amounts of hay and grazing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/uaf-gets-127k-penalty-musk-oxen-deaths
State
Charge filed at Dillingham pound

...A former Dillingham dog catcher has been charged in the starvation deaths of six dogs at the city-run pound. Prosecutors...themselves for four to six weeks and died from dehydration, starvation and in one case hypothermia.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011010/reg_544924675.shtml
regional
Of wolf packs and ravens

A major source of mortality for wolves, in areas without much human interference, is starvation. Because food-deprivation is a real risk, much of what wolves do is driven by the search for food. An adult wolf can gobble...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-02-17/wolf-packs-and-ravens
Outdoors
ADF&G shoots bear cubs in Anchorage after death of mother

...three weeks ago, leaving the young bears to fend for themselves. Jessy Coltrane of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said that without the mother, the cubs would have eventually been killed by another bear or died of starvation.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-07/adfg-shoots-bear-cubs-anchorage-after-d
State
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

...great-grandfather, Peshlakai Etsidi, is buried. Etsidi was among thousands of Navajos who endured cold, disease and starvation in the U.S. government's attempt to relocate them to Bosque Redondo near Fort Sumner, N.M., in what's known as...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/navajo-family-fighting-stay-monumen
Neighbors
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...Walking on prison floors made from the waste of dead humans, seeing stone walls bearing claw marks from people dying from starvation and desperately trying to escape ... well it leaves an impression.Kakum National Park and cooking lessonsOn a more uplifting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-08/distant-neighbors-vagrants-ghana
Neighbors
Officials: Emaciation cause of Tundra swans deaths

...emaciation of unknown cause," said trooper Aaron Frenzel. Emaciation is substantial weight loss and can be caused by starvation.Troopers initially suspected the birds may have been shot, but Frenzel says the report does not indicate they were poached...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-14/officials-emaciation-cause-tundra-swans
Local
Hunger games: Scarce corn is better used to fuel people than cars

...overstate matters, but the decision could have something to say about how many million people in the African Sahel will die from starvation or malnutrition in the next few years. Jackson must decide, under section 211(o)(7) of the Clean Air Act, how much...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-22/hunger-games-scarce-corn-better-used-
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