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Southern Russia under locust attack

In what has been described as a near-biblical scene, a horrifying swarm of millions of locusts invaded farmlands in southern Russia, devastating whole field of crops and inflicting severe damage to the farmers.

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Cameron Government to scrap solar energy subsidies to curb green energy costs

In a latest move to tackle the spiraling costs of green energy projects, the government has proposed sweeping plans to scrap subsidies to the renewable energy sector, targeting roof-top solar panels and wood chip electricity generators. According to the government, subsidies for small scale solar farms are to be cut to protect consumers from those extra costs at the top of the soaring bills.

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Courts are going to reject test secrecy

Courts are going to reject test secrecy

There is often a severe mismatch between the government's goal to commercialize forensic science and the requirement on courts for directness, according to a leading forensic expert.

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Dioxin animal feed scare shuts German farms

Dioxin animal feed scare shuts German farmsAfter huge levels of animal feed were discovered to be tainted with dioxin (poisonous chemical) more than 4,700 German farms have been closed.Officials persist the levels of dioxin don’t pretence a peril to humans, and that the conclusions are only a safety measure.

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Dioxin scandal: Germans warned about contaminated eggs

Dioxin scandal: Germans warned about contaminated eggs

Germans happen to be advised to keep watch out for eggs that might possibly happen to be spoiled by ruined animal feed. Most of chickens have been picked and 1,000 farms regimented to impede selling their items after lethal dioxin was discovered in pig and poultry feed.

Authorities say more than 100,000 eggs that could have been contaminated happen to be generated by 2 farms in the last fourteen days. A German feed maker has said it discovered the dioxin in regular testing. The two farms which distributed the eggs are within the western state of North-Rhine Westphalia.

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