Monthly Archive: May 2014

Industry volunteers to protect critical wildlife habitat 0

Industry volunteers to protect critical wildlife habitat

Marine reefs are suffer under the pressures of climate change and pollution. But in British Columbia, reefs have been given some good news. B.C.’s commercial spot prawn fishermen have agreed to voluntarily avoid nine...

First Report Of A Tapeworm, Taenia Arctos In North American Bears 0

First Report Of A Tapeworm, Taenia Arctos In North American Bears

Tapeworms of the Genus Taenia (Class: Cestoda) are endoparasites that reside in the gastrointestinal tract of a final host from where they shed hundreds and thousands of eggs in the feces. Environment that is...

Animal Determinants of Emerging Diseases 0

Animal Determinants of Emerging Diseases

On April 15th, the national teleconference seminar series on Animal Determinants of Emerging Diseases finished its 11th season. Highlights of the year included presentations on the emerging zoonotic tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis, determinants of animal...