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Dead fish are dumped in smelly Magħluq.

Dead fish have been dumped in Marsascala's Magħluq, a Natura 2000 site, which is already notorious for its stench – especially during the hot season. The dead fish were spotted by residents, who complained about the state of the saline marshland, home to the endangered Maltese killifish. Up until last year, the site was ...

- - MT

South Korea to downgrade bird flu alert from highest level.

SEOUL - South Korea will on Friday downgrade its bird flu alert by one notch from the highest level, the government said.

- Reuters - US

Birds get new wings at Brazil rehab center.

Not a single wing flutters in the Seropedica aviary near Rio de Janeiro, where aras and others parrots are learning how to fly again after they were rescued from traffickers.

- PhysOrg - NL

Myanmar reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on poultry farm: OIE.

PARIS - Myanmar has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a farm in the southern Tanintharyi Region, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health said on Tuesday, citing a report from Myanmar's livestock ministry.

- Reuters - US

Cal-Maine says egg production has recovered from avian flu, but demand hasn't.

Cal-Maine Foods reported earnings losses as egg demand fell, although production bounced back from the avian influenza outbreak in 2015

- Marketwatch - US