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Those public funds that were spent to 'end world hunger' did not go to the people of Africa, and they did nothing to end hunger. Instead, all the money, your money and my money, was paid directly to big international banks, reimbursing them for loans they had made to Africa, loans that could never have been repaid. Governments then reduced their aid to Africa, since they had been so generous, 'ending world hunger', by...

2008-04-24

 hunger government aid bank sheep mass psychology manipulation
In anecdotal reports, primates have been observed engaging in self-medication by selecting a specific plant when something has made them ill. Now biologists at Utah State University, Logan, have run experiments that show sheep choosing the right drug to cure an illness.

2006-04-29

 animal sheep medicine
A US government delegation has been invited to Scotland in a bid to overturn its 40-year ban on haggis.

2011-01-23

 Scotland haggis lung sheep USA food delicacy
At the end of the 19th Century, the thylacine had a price on its head. The strange marsupial carnivore, which became extinct in 1936, was thought to kill sheep. Sheep farming was the backbone of the Australian economy, and the government duly set up a bounty scheme to exterminate the species. But a new study has now revealed that the marsupial carnivore's jaws were too weak to snare a struggling adult sheep...

2011-09-01

 Tasmania tiger thylacine sheep jaw extinction
Swiss sheep could soon be texting shepherds for help when they are being stalked or attacked by wolves.

2012-08-06

 sheep wolf Switzerland help SMS communication