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Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a viral disease of cats caused by certain strains of a virus called the feline coronavirus.- American Association of Feline Practitioners and the Cornell ...
by Darwinian Detritus
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
I remember the moment when I understood that humanity could destroy itself, not in the blinding flash of nuclear explosions, but by the gradual, almost invisible, buildup of our own waste products, ...
by Kay Observer2
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Allan Savory gave his electrifying presentation on Holistic Management this past week TED's first big conference of 2013. Given the "one presentation per day" release schedule of TED, Mr. Savory's ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 09:23 AM PST with 72 Recommends
Last month I published a mammoth diary which reintroduced the concept of agroecology and presented the design framework known as Holistic Management. The premise? Livestock are not inherently ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 10:41 AM PST with 32 Recommends
In the past decade, we have been told repeatedly by environmental campaigners, the UN, and scientists the world over that cows are a major contributor to climate change. The logic goes something ...
by FinchJ
Comment Count 165 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM PST with 97 Recommends
When I was a kid I roamed where I liked playing with friends, riding bikes, and building forts in the dirt. Times were different then I guess. We didn't have soccer practice or band or cell phones ...
by Methinks They Lie
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 09:45 AM PST with 166 Recommends
Like China's buried army of the dead , a dark secret is hidden under the barren rocky surface ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 01:46 PM PST with 37 Recommends
That's what just about every Republican candidate for President and for Congress has to say whether they believe it or not. Sadly, a great many of them probably do believe it. Or they don't care ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 06:04 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
And you thought it was Hot in your neck of the woods, this summer. Just take a serious look at the Texas Broiler that's been set on Scorching all summer ...
by jamess
Comment Count 136 comments on Mon Sep 05, 2011 at 08:48 PM PDT with 216 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . According to a ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 10:22 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Black Sunday , April 14, 1935, Dodge City, Kansas --
by jamess
Comment Count 142 comments on Sat Jul 16, 2011 at 11:34 AM PDT with 273 Recommends
Rebecca Solnit presents an intriguing metaphor: How can I tell a story we already know too well? Her name was Africa. His was France. He colonized her, exploited her, silenced her, and ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 02:06 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A new video released by author Ransom Riggs should send chills up the spine of anyone who lives in a region facing potential water shortages in the near future. The terrifying tour of the wasteland ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 09:45 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
"Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This ...
by Patric Juillet
Comment Count 124 comments on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 11:28 AM PST with 226 Recommends
From HuffPo yesterday : NUKUS, Uzbekistan -- The drying up of the Aral Sea is one of ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 265 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 10:54 AM PDT with 292 Recommends
Where nothing ever grows, no rain or rivers flow. The only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears. - Do they know it's ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 151 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 02:26 PM PST with 211 Recommends
It's "Game Over" time, folks. This post will be depressing or challenging reading, depending on how you take it. We're too late to save Earth as we know it. It's changing and it's going ...
by QuestionAuthority
Comment Count 96 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 09:49 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The fires are different this time. They are happening before the swirling, bone dry Santa Ana winds blast downslope ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 05:03 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
The tropics are expanding pushing the earth's jet streams and its bands of deserts further from the equator, and closer to the poles. The bands of deserts are moving North in the Northern Hemisphere ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 06:07 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
This is the 25th chapter of the Utopia/Dystopia series. This week in Utopia, Jack's class tours the main ...
by TPau
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 09:10 AM PDT with 1 Recommend