Long thought to be identical to the clouded leopards living on mainland South East Asia, genetic analysis has shown that the Bornean big cat is in fact a separate species. Its 2 inch canine teeth are the longest of any living feline and lead to comparisons with the long-extinct sabre-tooth tiger.
New Fault Discovered in Earthquake-Prone Southern California Region. The presence of the newly mapped Salton Trough Fault which runs parallel to the San Andreas Fault could impact current seismic hazard models in the earthquake-prone region that includes the greater Los Angeles area.
The toxins in China’s environment have made their way into the country’s food supply. In 2013, the Guangdong province government said 44 percent of rice sampled in their region contained excessive cadmium. Around 14 percent of domestic grain contains heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, and cadmium, according to research from scientists in 2015.
3/10/2016 BURUNDI: The United States announces more than $31 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for refugees from Burundi, Congolese refugees living in Burundi, and others in Burundi who are food insecure. This new funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the regional response to the Burundi crisis to more than $86 million since the start of the crisis in 2015.