Fauna of Ireland http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38151/all en Study urges cull of half Britain's deer population http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/study-urges-cull-half-britains-deer-population <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Half of Britain's deer population needs to be culled each year in order to preserve woodlands and birdlife, according to a scientific study published Thursday.</p> <p>The report in the Journal of Wildlife Management claimed that the current deer population of 1.5 million was unsustainable and causing serious damage to woodlands.</p> <p>Researchers from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, eastern England, called for a tightly-regulated venison market to be created to deal with the cull.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/study-urges-cull-half-britains-deer-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fauna of Europe Fauna of Ireland Social Issues Zoology AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:45:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776031 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP Graphics Advisory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/afp-graphics-advisory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wednesday's graphics:</p> <p>OBAMA MIDEAST TOUR</p> <p>Graphic showing the itinerary for US President Barack Obama on his visit to the Middle East, with Israel as first stop Wednesday.</p> <p>Text slug: Israel-Palestinians-US-Obama-diplomacy</p> <p>91 x 114 mm</p> <p>Available now</p> <p>CHINA CYBER ATTACK</p> <p>Graphic on the main findings of a report on a China-based cyber espionage campaign published by US security firm Mandiant in February. The head of the firm told a congressional panel on Tuesday that China is pouring massive amounts of money into cyber attacks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/afp-graphics-advisory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fauna of Ireland Megafauna Technology Zoology AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 06:00:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788430 at http://www.globalpost.com