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In the News

May 2007

Selected "In the News" items previously featured on NISIC for this month. See the In the News Archives to view previously posted items by year and month.

See our What's New section for current items of interest.

Avian influenza

Blood of bird flu victims offers treatment - study (May 28, 2007)
Antibodies from human survivors of an infection with the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1strain appear to offer mice protection against the virus.

Prophylactic and Therapeutic Efficacy of Human Monoclonal Antibodies against H5N1 Influenza (Published May 29, 2007)
PLoS Medicine.

Emerald ash borer

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week - Don't Move Firewood -- May 20-26, 2007
Ohio State University Extension.
EAB Awareness Week, an eight-state effort to reach people at the beginning of the summer season. Along with Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Virginia and Wisconsin are marking EAB Awareness Week. The campaign is designed to teach citizens about the insect and prepare them to manage the invasive species.

For more information about EAB Awareness Week or EAB in general, visit ashalert.osu.edu or call (888) OHIO-EAB.

Chinese mitten crab

Essex crabber catches invasive mitten crab (May 19, 2007)
The Capital.

Chinese Mitten Crab Watch
Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Chinese Mitten Crab Species Profile

Ballast water

Invasive cargo spawns calls for regulations (May 10, 2007)

Bill to prevent invasive species languishes (Oct 17, 2005)

Encyclopedia of Life

A Leap for All Life: World’s Leading Scientists Announce Creation of "Encyclopedia of Life" (May 9, 2007)
A project called the "Encyclopedia of Life" has been launched to document the estimated 1.8 million named species of animals, plants, and other forms of life currently on earth.

Red texas star

National Wildflower Week -- May 7-13, 2007
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Celebrating Wildflowers - Variety in Bloom!
Plant Conservation Alliance.

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