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 from cheese to ice cream.
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 (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
AP (June 17, 2014) The old fashioned farm hand is being replaced by a set of high-tech robots that clean, feed and milk dairy cows. Farmers can take a break and let the machines do the work. (June 17)
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Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 25, 2012) As Kenya annually suffers dry season, millions of livestock are at risk and people are short of food as the drought worsens.
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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
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
May 21, 2015 Bacteria that live in the guts of cicadas have split into many separate but interdependent species in a strange evolutionary phenomenon that leaves them reliant on a bloated ... read more
Jan. 14, 2015 A new study is the first to investigate impacts of milk choice in Canadian elementary schools. Current policies in many schools have led to the removal of flavored milk because of the amount of added ... read more
Feb. 10, 2014 IDF and ISO have joined forces to expand the scope of an international standard used worldwide in the dairy industry to measure the protein content of cow's milk. The Kjeldahl method now ... 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
July 1, 2011 Introducing increasing amounts of foods that contain baked milk into the diets of children who have milk allergies helped a majority of them outgrow their allergies, according to a new ... read more