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4 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
Aphids, those tiny pear-shaped pests known as plant lice, are terribly fond of milkweeds and a significant infestation of them will keep monarch butterflies away.
7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
In Elizabeth Gilbert's brilliant novel The Signature of All Things , Alma Whittaker, the central character who was born in Philadelphia in 1800, is destined for a highly unconventional life as a woman in science.
10 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
Monarch butterflies are thriving, feasting on milkweed. This is normally a nuisance weed, hated by farmers, but Bogan, a retired Acadia University physicist and longtime naturalist, has given over his field to it, all in an effort to save the remarkable insect.
14 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Public Authority for Consumer Protection expresses serious concern after finding rats and insects having a free run in one of the storage facilities at a commercial complex in Al Dhahirah governorate Muscat: Rats are playing real monsters in our daily lives and that too at the cost of our health and of the food that we consume.
15 hrs ago | Mashable
Eating locally and seasonally has been an ever growing idea as food has entered the cultural spotlight.
According to Sky News, a 5,000-insect-strong wasp nest that was covering a bed had to be tackled by a pest controller, who has said that it was the most unusual job of his 45-year career.
The question of why species should specialize, i.e. using only a fraction of all resources available to them, has puzzled scientists and non-scientists alike.
An invasive grass species frequently found in forests has created a thriving habitat for wolf spiders, who then feed on American toads, a new study has found.
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Everyone in the neighborhood adores your dog... including the bugs. You'd feel better about letting him outside more if you knew the ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes wouldn't try to bite and make house on him.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees - and the news is not good.
Earlier this year, the Huffington Post reported the case of 28-year old Sara Zamora , a woman from Florida was arrested following her appearance in a zoosadistic fetish video entitled SOS Barn .
A LEADING businessman who was at the forefront of one of Southend's biggest companies has died from a bee sting.
Aug. 26, 2014: Some Montgomery County residents are worried about the effect new aggressive mosquito control tactics are having on beneficial insects like bees.
NEITHER WAS WEARING A LIFE JACKET. CONCERNS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TONIGHT ABOUT THE IMPACT OF AGGRESSIVE EFFORTS TO KILL MOSQUITOES THAT CARRY THE DEADLY WEST NILE VIRUS.
According to local park naturalist and Zion Nature Center manager Mindy Murdock, the Asian longhorn beetle is just one member in the current onslaught of non-native insect species to hit the United States that pose severe impacts to our native forest habitat as well as local industries.
David Herrington, 65, of Dunholme Road, has seen his garden turn into a jungle and a dumping station after being left open to attack when his front gate was stolen two years ago.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:24 pm
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