Former Mississippi State Auditor Stacey Pickering has abruptly resigned from his role as executive director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board, though neither he nor the agency have explained his departure.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is warning of growing cases across the state, but limited support for testing services has drastically scaled back available appointments at county health-department testing sites.
“Recent studies have underscored that conservationists can learn a lot from traditional ecological knowledge about successful resource management,” Professor of Anthropology John Ziker writes. “Some experts argue that traditional knowledge needs a role in global climate planning, because it fosters strategies that are ‘cost-effective, participatory and sustainable.'”