Entomology Newswire (Page 12)

Entomology Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Entomology. (Page 12)

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  1. Drink up: Cockroach milk is the protein drink you didn't know you've been missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates. Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds its bug babies a formula which is remarkably rich in protein, fat and sugar.

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  2. Personal growth in professional gardeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Toledo Blade

    Diane Virani cleans debris from a bed in the yard of a home on Shamley Green. 'I'm just an outdoors person,' Mrs. Virani says of trading in her office job and becoming a full-time personal gardener.

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  3. New Federal Policy on Endangered Species Decision Process Will Push...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | PressReleasePoint

    In a move that will condemn uncharismatic, little-studied species to greater risk of extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized a new methodology for prioritizing decisions on whether species petitioned by citizens and conservation groups warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. The Service claims the policy, which places species into one of five categories or "bins," is intended to provide clarity and transparency as the agency evaluates nearly 500 plants and animals backlogged for protection decisions.

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  4. No peas, no weevil ban now in place in WairarapaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | PressReleasePoint

    The Ministry for Primary Industries has today placed a ban on growing peas within a specified area and placed controls on moving pea material within, in and out of this area for the next 2 years. The controls, which have been developed in partnership with the pea industry, are set out in a legal Controlled Area Notice which makes the whole of the Wairarapa, up to and including Pahiatua, a Controlled Area.

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  5. Drink up: Cockroach milk is the protein drink you didn't know you've been missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | FOX Carolina

    A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates. Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds its bug babies a formula which is remarkably rich in protein, fat and sugar.

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  6. How New Zealand Plans to Kill Its (Non-Human) Invasive MammalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Wired

    South of Australia, down under and off to the right, if you will, is New Zealand. These islands are so far from any other landmass that many of the creatures there resemble nothing else on Earth.

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  7. Protect Your Tailgate Party from PestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Chaffee County Times

    Whether it's before a football or baseball game, most sports fans share one thing in common: tailgating. No matter the event or the teams playing in the big game, few things create as strong a sense of camaraderie and community as tailgating.

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  8. Bee squad ready for sting operations on urban swarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo provided by the New York City Police Department, Detective Daniel Higgins begins the process of removing bees enveloping the front of a bicycle parked in New York's Midtown Manhattan neighborhood. Higgins' main NYPD job is as a counterterrorism expert, but he is also part of a special team of officers that responds to emergency calls reporting swarms of bees that suddenly cluster in spots around New York City.

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  9. Tulip trees: pros and consRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Times Beacon Record

    In early June I was driving home from a trip to the East End when I saw a beautiful large tree with creamy colored blooms. Interesting, I thought, only to remember that it must have been a tulip tree , also known as a tulip poplar.

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  10. Chicken scent offers hope for malaria preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands every year. A team of insect experts led by Professor Habte Tekie at the University of Addis Ababa began their investigation after noticing that mosquitoes bite humans and other animals but stay away from chickens.

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  11. Editorial: Biodiversity's loss a concern for mankindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ReporterHerald.com

    A recent study published in Science says about 58 percent of land on earth has dropped below what is called the biodiversity safe limit.

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  12. Major buzzkill: pesticides diminish bee sperm, adding to colony-collapse woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Neonicotinoid pesticides, already blamed for short-circuiting honeybee brains, also diminish their sperm, possibly contributing to the pollinators' worrying global decline, researchers said Wednesday. Widespread neonicotinoid use may have "inadvertent contraceptive effects" on the insects which provide fertilisation worth billions of dollars every year, said a study in the British journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. After 38 days, the male drones - whose key role in life is to mate with the egg-laying queen - had their semen extracted and tested.

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  13. Bedbugs Found in Santa Maria Public Library Computer Room Force Short Closure for CleaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    Bedbugs were found in the computer room of the Santa Maria Public Library this week, but appeared to be limited to that spot, according to an inspection of the facility. A customer complained Monday about receiving an insect bite while in the library's computer room located on the first floor.

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  14. Colorado fishing report for the week of July 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    The latest fishing conditions report for the week of July 26, 2016, was released by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office Tuesday with information is provided by CPW employees and local fishing enthusiasts. Keep in mind that fishing conditions change on a constant basis.

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  15. Beetles have made positive imprint in northern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    The stem weevil beetles were introduced in May 2013 to combat dalmatian toadflax in a part of Poudre Canyon that was burned by the High Park Fire in 2012. The weed existed in this area before the fire, but noxious weeds can spread more quickly after a fire.

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  16. Readsboro boy gets 'wish' poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bennington Banner

    JW Charlemont Excavation and Tree Service, and most especially, Jonathan Winfisky, helped construct a pond at Asa Frost's home in Readsboro. The pond was a wish granted by Make-A-Wish Vermont.

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  17. Today's children spend only four hours each week enjoying activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Mail

    If tree climbing, den building and kite-flying stir up memories of a happy childhood playing in the great outdoors, consider yourself lucky. Despite the popularity of smartphone game Pokemon Go - which requires users to walk around searching for digital monsters to catch - indoor activities such as watching TV and playing on the Xbox are still firm favourites.

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  18. Granite Geek: Where Have All The Fireflies Gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    It's an almost magical aspect of summer nights in New Hampshire: the sight of fireflies glowing in the darkness, hoping to attract mates. Granite Geek David Brooks recently began to worry about the population of fireflies.

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  19. Final Summer 2016 Prairie Tour at College of DuPage Aug. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    The final summer 2016 tour of the Russell Kirt Prairie will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Participants will learn about the wildlife, natural processes and to identify some of the more than 100 species of native Illinois plants found throughout the 18-acre prairie preserve as they take a guided walk through the College's prairie restorations. Click here to see photos of the free tour.

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  20. Climate Change This Week: A Hot New High, Kids Show the Way, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Switched

    Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity , as in these Amazonian red eyed tree frogs, is another reason to save our carbon storing forests. Source michaelturco.com "This puts millions of trees under stress and lowers humidity across the region, allowing fires to grow bigger than they normally would."

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