Decreased sense of smell is a sign of declining health

Decreased sense of smell is a sign of declining health

A decreased sense of smell could be a sign of declining health and potential frailty, a new study has warned. Doctors from Johns Hopkins University in the United States compared the olfactory abilities of more than 1,000 elderly people with a questionnaire and an assessment of their health which produced a frailty score. They found … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | Scientific News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — A report from the World Wide Fund for Nature shows that illegal online wildlife purchases are on the rise in Myanmar, threatening both public health and endangered species. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of bans on such transactions has weakened amid political unrest … Read more

Wildlife officials halt temporary manatee feeding program as warm weather arrives

Wildlife officials halt temporary manatee feeding program as warm weather arrives

FWC to halt manatee feeding program as warm weather arrives Briona Arradondo reports TAMPA, Florida. – Warmer weather is keeping Florida manatees moving, so the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will halt its temporary feeding program on Friday. The state has been feeding lettuce to manatees for the past three months to get them … Read more