The researchers will expose eagles to an array of natural and synthetic stimuli in controlled environments and log behavioral responses to develop an ideal acoustic deterrent that would result in an eagle veering from its flightpath.
The unmitigated discharge of antibiotic compouds from hostpitals, wastewater treatment plants, and other types of facilities plays a role in the emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), one of the leading modern threats to animal, human, and ecosystem health.
The project will have significant impacts for not only animal and human health, but for local and statewide economies to which CWD represents more than a billion-dollar threat.
Scientists in Norway, a coastal country with a strong kelp industry, seek to find out whether and how kelp viruses affect the natural kelp forest and kelp aquaculture amid the effects of climate change.
Campylobacter is a leading source of bacterial diarrhea among humans in the United States, causing an estimated 1.5 million illnesses each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Broiler chickens are often carriers.