Category Animals-Nature

40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online

40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online Source: U.S. Geological Survey The U.S. Geological Survey today released the North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database — a massive online resource compiling the results of 40 years of surveys by biologists from the United States, Canada, Japan and Russia. The database documents the abundance and […]

Horse Production is a Struggling $1.5 Billion Industry in the US

Horse Production is a Struggling $1.5 Billion Industry in the US Source: IBISWorld While the Horse and Other Equine Production industry is worth an estimated $1.5 billion, these businesses are still struggling to recover from the recession, and will likely not recover for years to come. Demand for horses is dependent on household disposable income, […]

Dog Bite Claims, By The Numbers

Dog Bite Claims, By The Numbers Source: Insurance Information Institute National Dog Bite Prevention Week is coming up… Here are some numbers to consider: • Dog bites caused more than 33 percent of all homeowners insurance liability claims in 2014, costing in excess of $530 million • The average cost per claim has increased more […]