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Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes

September 25th, 2017

Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes Many of us are either living in our own home, or are hoping to someday buy a home. Raising children as a homeowner is a simple and common desire for most young people. Everybody wants a piece of the American dream, but something you…

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Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases

September 20th, 2017

Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases If you take pride in your gardening skills, then you may have heard of the dreaded tomato hornworm. These “worms” are, in fact, large caterpillars that can devastate your tomato garden. These insect pests feed on any type of plant…

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The Americas May Be Confronted With A New Insect-Borne Disease

September 19th, 2017

The Americas May Be Confronted With A New Insect-Borne Disease Brazil has had enough problems with insect-borne diseases. Last year Zika ravaged their population. A record number of newborns were born with microcephaly as a result of the widespread sexually transmitable virus. It must be remembered that when Brazil is at risk for disease outbreaks,…

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Gribbles Are The Termites Of The Sea

September 18th, 2017

Gribbles Are The Termites Of The Sea If you think that your wood-made boat is safe from wood-eating creatures while at sea, then there is a chance that you may be sadly wrong. Everyone knows that termites are land dwelling wood-eaters that cost billions in economic damage every year. However, living on a houseboat will…

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A Woman Was About To Eat Her Oatmeal When She Discovered Weevils In Her Bowl

September 13th, 2017

Tesco is a company that sells food products to many different countries around the world, mostly European countries. Tesco was founded, and is headquartered, in the United Kingdom. Tesco is one of the world’s largest grocery store chains. This is why one elderly woman was surprised to find that her Tesco-brand oatmeal was infested with…

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Are Termites The Only Types Of Insects That Infest Firewood?

September 12th, 2017

Are Termites The Only Types Of Insects That Infest Firewood? Bringing firewood into your home is a great way to start an in-home termite infestation. This is why firewood should be checked thoroughly before taking it indoors. Once the firewood is indoors it should be stacked somewhere that is far from wood-made objects. However, termites…

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The Endangered Hermit Beetle Is Being Tracked By A Trained Dog

September 11th, 2017

The Endangered Hermit Beetle Is Being Tracked By A Trained Dog There are many insects around the world that are currently considered endangered. Most of these insects are nearing extinction as a result of environmental hazards. Sometimes insects simply go extinct for natural reasons. However, in most cases insects become extinct as a result of…

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Health Officials Around The US Are Not In Agreement About The Seriousness Of The West Nile Virus

September 8th, 2017

Health Officials Around The US Are Not In Agreement About The Seriousness Of The West Nile Virus So far it is hard to tell if the West Nile virus will cause more health problems this year compared to last year. Public health officials in the midwest do not seem too concerned with the spread of…

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Insect-Pests Will Soon Kill All Of The Red Pine Trees Within Acadia National Park

September 7th, 2017

Insect-Pests Will Soon Kill All Of The Red Pine Trees Within Acadia National Park Insect-pests are by no means uncommon in the United States. But it is rare to see an entire species of tree wiped out as a result of one insect. Unfortunately, this is precisely what has been happening in Acadia National Park.…

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A Law Passed In California May Slow The Spread Of Bedbugs

September 5th, 2017

A Law Passed In California May Slow The Spread Of Bedbugs Bedbugs may always be around to pester humans, but hopefully they will be less of a problem in the future. These bugs are becoming so problematic in highly populated areas that landlords and tenants are fighting legal battles over infested houses and apartment units.…

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