As Kenya annually suffers dry season, millions of livestock are at risk and people are short of food as the drought worsens.
But women in the northern part of the country have found their way to earn a new living -from the camel milk!
AP (Apr. 1, 2013) People in the United Arab Emirates have been drinking camels' milk for centuries, but now there are plans to go global. Dubai's plans to export camel milk products worldwide, using it for everything ... watch video
AFP (June 20, 2014) Camel milk is now growing in popularity in Pakistan's big cities. A traditional drink in the desert, the lighter milk is even recommended by some doctors for a whole host of ailments. Duration: ... watch video
AFP (Feb. 21, 2014) France's family farms experiment with costly high-tech robots to milk, feed and monitor their cows. With wired cows producing up to 40% more milk than those cared for by hand, farmers hope the ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 13, 2013) For Rajasthan's camel herders the Pushkar fair is the one time of the year for them to sell off their young camels. But with demand for the animals in steady decline, many are returning home out of ... watch video
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June 30, 2015 Using the nation's weather radar network, two doctoral students have developed a technique for forecasting something other than the weather: the orientation behavior of birds as they migrate through ... read more
June 30, 2015 Scientists behind the first global distribution maps of two species of dengue and chikungunya-carrying mosquitoes warn they are spreading to new areas where they could cause ... read more
Sep. 2, 2014 With their long, spiky legs and their propensity for eating anything, including each other, camel crickets are the stuff of nightmares. And now research finds that non-native camel cricket species ... read more
Nov. 15, 2013 Research reveals that there are several serotypes of the virus causing foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and the African horse sickness virus (AHSV) and several different hosts for these viruses in ... read more
May 28, 2013 By sequencing the genome of a Bactrian camel, researchers have made a significant contribution to population genetic research on camels. The study has laid the foundation for future scientific work ... read more