CA Scientists' Calls To Warn Yosemite Visitors of Virus Went Unheeded

"California public health scientists have twice recommended in the past five years that Yosemite National Park authorities educate visitors about hantavirus, a rare disease that is linked to the deaths of two park visitors, one illness and a possible fourth this summer. Yet park officials did not warn visitors until after the disease showed up in recent weeks."

Source: California Watch, 08/31/2012

"2nd Yosemite Visitor Dies of Rodent-Borne Illness"

"YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- A second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting one of the most popular parts of Yosemite National Park earlier this summer, and park officials were warning past visitors to be aware of some flu-like aches and symptoms and seek medical help immediately if they appear."

Source: AP, 08/28/2012
September 15, 2012

San Francisco Writing for Change Conference

The Fourth San Francisco Writing for Change Conference is the place to discover whether your book can change the world. The conference will include one jam-packed day of workshops, panels and the keynote address.

April 9, 2013 to April 13, 2013

AAG Annual Meeting

Get the latest in research and applications in environment, energy, climate, sustainability, and health GIS at the Association of American Geographers annual gathering in Los Angeles.


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