Archive for January, 2018
Unsuccessfully Swatting Mosquitoes May Not Be A Waste Of Time And Energy After All
Unsuccessfully Swatting Mosquitoes May Not Be A Waste Of Time And Energy After All It is not uncommon for some people to sustain mosquito bites constantly while outdoors. Many of you know what it is like to constantly flail your arms in order to keep mosquitoes away while your friends remain unbothered. It should not…Read More
America Is Not The Only Place Where Potentially Deadly Ticks Can Be Found
America Is Not The Only Place Where Potentially Deadly Ticks Can Be Found Here in America ticks are a big concern for many citizens living in the upper-midwest and northeast regions of the country. Even people living in more southern regions of the country are becoming concerned about growing tick populations. Although America’s most threatening…Read More
New Tick-Borne Viruses Are Discovered In…..Antarctica?
New Tick-Borne Viruses Are Discovered In…..Antarctica? When it comes to animal life in Arctic regions, the only image that comes to mind is of a penguin. Certainly insects could never survive in freezing cold arctic regions, right? Actually, a select few insect species do dwell within arctic regions, and a species of tick is among…Read More
These Are The Tick-Borne Diseases That Only Affect Your Pets
These Are The Tick-Borne Diseases That Only Affect Your Pets Adult humans know how to protect themselves from the many dangers that are present within our everyday environments. When it comes to harmful bugs in the environment, for example, most adults are well aware of the large number of protective measures that can be taken…Read More
A Fundraiser Has Been Organized For A Beloved Public Leader Afflicted With West Nile
A Fundraiser Has Been Organized For A Beloved Public Leader Afflicted With West Nile Some people prefer to be loners, which is great until you need people’s support. Luckily, one victim of the West Nile virus has had the support of his entire town while recovering from the disease and other related medical issues. During…Read More
Winter Homeless Care Packages
Last week at Bug Busters’ Annual Company Wide Training Meeting, they ended the day making 144 Winter Homeless Care Packages. The zip locked bag packages contained; gloves, socks, bandaids, chapstick, blanket, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, nail clippers, hair brush, soap, and more. The team then donated these 144 winter care kits to The Atlanta Mission. The…Read More
How Do Termites Respond To The Winter Cold?
How Do Termites Respond To The Winter Cold? Insects generally don’t get along well with freezing cold temperatures. However, different insect species possess different adaptations that become useful during the winter months. When it comes to termites, cold weather does not generally lead to a vast decrease in termite populations. No matter how cold a…Read More
Soon It May Become Illegal For School Officials To Hide Situations Where Ticks Are Found On Students
Soon It May Become Illegal For School Officials To Hide Situations Where Ticks Are Found On Students You may think that school in the United States are legally obligated to report situations involving ticks found on the skin of students to parents. Sadly, you would be wrong. Every once in a while ticks are found…Read More
Are Insect Pests A Problem In Museums?
Are Insect Pests A Problem In Museums? Although most museums appear to be excessively clean, insects can become problematic in any museum. Obviously museums display items that are made from a variety of different materials that are attractive to certain bugs. These materials include wood, paper and textiles. There have been numerous scientific articles addressing…Read More
The Arachnids That Leave Their Feces On Your Face
The arachnids that live on your skin are referred to as mites. This blog has already featured an article about mites that live on skin. However, skin mites do not just cause scabies in some people. Mites can be harmful in other ways as well. Just like all animals, mites must dispel their bodily waste…Read More