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Global Trade Is Causing Forest Insect Pests To Spread Around The Planet

November 15th, 2017

Global Trade Is Causing Forest Insect Pests To Spread Around The Planet Humans have classified different spans of time during earth’s history with certain names. Some of these names include the jurassic era, the cretaceous era and the Anthropocene era. These classifications are necessary, as life on earth has existed for over one billion years…

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Can Tree Stumps Invite Termite Infestations?

November 14th, 2017

Can Tree Stumps Invite Termite Infestations? The fact that termites eat dead rotting wood and plant life is something to be happy about. There are three trillion trees on our planet, and this means that there are a whole lot of dead trees lying around. Termites are well known for their ability to remove dead…

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A Couple Finds Maggots In Their Stake During Their Anniversary Dinner

November 13th, 2017

A Couple Finds Maggots In Their Stake During Their Anniversary Dinner We have all heard that Australia is home to some of the world’s most terrifying insects. If you were to travel to the Australian outback you would most certainly encounter a creepy-crawly or two that would have you running for the hills. However, you…

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An Edible Insect Lover Is Going To Try To Get Americans To Start Eating Bugs

November 10th, 2017

An Edible Insect Lover Is Going To Try To Get Americans To Start Eating Bugs At this point, most Americans are probably getting tired of hearing about edible insects. Most people living within America do not plan on ever eating insects just because most people in the world eat insects regularly. Many news stories or…

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A Prominent Executive Is Claiming That All Of Us Will Eat Be Eating Bugs In 20 Years

November 8th, 2017

A Prominent Executive Is Claiming That All Of Us Will Eat Be Eating Bugs In 20 Years Just when you thought that the edible insect trend was dying down, a prominent corporate executive has claimed that we will all be eating insects within the next twenty years. You may find the idea of eating bugs…

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What Happens When A Bee Colony Loses Its Queen?

October 31st, 2017

What Happens When A Bee Colony Loses Its Queen? Can a bee colony survive without a queen? The answer is “no”. Of course, every bee colony must have a queen, but you may not realize how important the queen is for the health of a colony. The queen ensures that worker bees are working for…

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A Devastating Insect Pest Is Getting Closer To American Crops

October 27th, 2017

A Devastating Insect Pest Is Getting Closer To American Crops Insect pests have always been a problem for agricultural workers, and now another pest may start infecting potatoes in the United States. Experts in southern Alberta, Canada have recently noticed an increase in an unwanted type of insect known as a potato psyllid. Potato psyllids…

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An Alteration In Just Two Genes Made Life Much Easier For One Species Of Water Strider

October 23rd, 2017

An Alteration In Just Two Genes Made Life Much Easier For One Species Of Water Strider The name “water striders” may not sound familiar to you, but these are insects that you have likely seen a few times in the past. Water striders are aptly named as they are capable of traveling over the surface…

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The Tiny Bugs That Take Serious Bites Out Of People

October 5th, 2017

During the late summer and early fall, people who enjoy spending time outdoors should prepare for invasions of minute pirate bugs. These insects are tiny, as they are only one fifth of a single inch in length. However, if a pirate bug bit you, then you would know, as their bite is known for causing…

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The Spotted Lanternfly Is In America To Wreak Havoc

October 2nd, 2017

The spotted lanternfly was introduced to the United States back in 2014, and experts are still not sure how to reduce their population levels. These invasive insects are native to China, India, Vietnam and can be found in parts of southeast Asia. They were introduced to South Korea in 2006 where they caused significant economic…

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