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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, Carrie Atwood, an entomological technician with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, sorts and counts dead captured mosquitoes in Key West, Fla. Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if Briti…

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, Brittany Mariscal, an entomological technician with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, sorts and counts dead captured mosquitoes under a microscope in Key West, Fla. Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in th…

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito feeds on the arm of Emilio Posada, the Upper Keys supervisor for the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, in Key Largo, Fla. Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if Bri…

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, Jason Garcia, a field inspector with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, tests a sprayer that could be used in the future to spray pesticides to control mosquitos in Key West, Fla. Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be …

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

A genetically modified Aedes aegypti is shown in Oxitec’s lab. Researchers may release millions in Key West, Fla.

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DNA-altered mosquitoes may be released in Florida

DNA-altered mosquitoes may be released in Florida

KEY WEST, Fla. — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

January 25, 2015 10:54 am Photos

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De-Stress — let someone else wash your dog at Oct. 12 greyhound benefit

De-Stress — let someone else wash your dog at Oct. 12 greyhound benefit

This just in from Karyn Zoldan —

September 23, 2014 4:47 pmLoading…
Tips to protect pets in storms, flooding

Tips to protect pets in storms, flooding

It’s important to protect your pets from severe weather, especially with  potential for quickly rising waters.

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Garden Sage: Beetles, a snake plant and curling lemon tree leaves

Garden Sage: Beetles, a snake plant and curling lemon tree leaves

Thrips are tiny insects that disfigure citrus leaves by feeding on new growth.  

September 13, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Game officers still hunting possibly rabid coyote

Game officers still hunting possibly rabid coyote

The animal might be rabid and is being tracked.

August 21, 2014 5:55 pm Related
Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Musicians Ron Pandy and Stefan George will get the PAWty meowing. 

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Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Lambs born in mountains appear healthy, growing.

June 27, 2014 3:55 pmLoading…
Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo celebrates pending birth of first calf born at zoo. 

June 25, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.

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'Dog vs. Cat' giveaway

'Dog vs. Cat' giveaway

Want a portrait of your pet illustrated by Chris Gall? It could happen.

June 17, 2014 7:40 am Photos

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No bighorns are known to have died in Catalina Mountains in past month

Bighorn sheep apparently have had their best month in the Catalina Mountains since 31 of the animals were transplanted to the range north of Tucson in November.

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Ariz. bills target federal wolf-recovery program

Ariz. bills target federal wolf-recovery program

PHOENIX — Arizona Republicans who say the federal government is overstepping its boundaries are targeting a gray-wolf recovery program with bills that allow livestock owners to shoot the wolves while also directing the Legislature to consider banning conservation efforts.

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Unearthing a fossil haven

Unearthing a fossil haven

Paleontologist Kim Scott with Cogstone Resource Management holds a fossilized mussel shell unearthed while construction crews dig a 70-foot exploratory shaft in preparation for a future subway extension in Los Angeles on March 7, 2014. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

March 15, 2014 5:02 pm
Sara Dent: Restrictions on puppy sales will protect city' animals

Sara Dent: Restrictions on puppy sales will protect city' animals

Puppy mills and backyard breeders are operations that emphasize profit above animal welfare. While there is no official definition, in a 1984 legal decision, the term “puppy mill” was defined as “a dog-breeding operation in which the health of the dogs is disregarded in order to maintain a l…

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