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China's urban drive risks digging economic hole

Anshun - After a lifetime of farming and mining in the hills of southwest China, Zhang Zongfu was thrust into subsidised housing closer to town, and into a monumental urbanisation drive aimed at boosting growth.Zhang likes his newly built digs, which are effect...
In the Media by Carol Huang (AFP)

Urban areas make song birds ill

Phoenix - People living in densely populated urban areas affect the health and fitness of native wildlife. A new study draws a link between the degree of urbanization and the prevalence of two parasites in wild house finches.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Photo Essay: Everyday items can hold a beauty of their own Special

Nashville - The sights and sounds of the urban city can differ greatly from those of a more rural environment. While one area may be more pastoral and peaceful, scenes found in any of environment can hold a certain beauty.
Digital Journal Report by Greta McClain - 2 comments

'The Thirteen' Summons Small-Town Canada Special

New York - Author Susie Moloney is a renowned author of horror fiction. Small-town Canadiana infuses every inch of her work, which has garnered praise from critics and the notice of major Hollywood players.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy

South African Army shows off urban warfare skills Special

Carletonville - The South African Army demonstrated its urban warfare skills to lawmakers and the media with house-clearing, parachute insertion and helicopter fast-roping tactics among other things.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Szabo

Men who killed tame fox given suspended sentences

Pontypridd - Three men who viciously attacked a tame fox in Wales, causing it to die, were given suspended sentences when they appeared in court.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 9 comments

Deforestation in an urban neighborhood Special

There used to be a dirt bicycle trail in River Rouge Park. While there still is, it turns into a newly paved stone road.
Digital Journal Report by Matt Harding - 6 comments

Urban beekeeping set to become legal in New York City

The New York City Department of Health has taken the first step towards allowing residents to keep bees within the city.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 6 comments

Op-Ed: Guns, Jeans, and Pioneers: They may not be after your guns.

A recent article published on Digital Journal described 2009 as "The Year of the Gun". This article mentions an increase in the deaths of police officers by firearms in 2009. While it is horrible, we cannot assume that this is due to changes in gun laws.
In the Media by Richard Ivan Cronkhite - 1 comment

Urban chicken 'experiment' being watched

The City of Charlottetown has no problem with backyard chickens, but are watching a flock of a dozen birds in Lewis Point Park.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 7 comments
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