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Fire ant rafts form because of the Cheerios effect, study concludes

Enlarge / Georgia Tech scientists found that the so-called “Cheerios effect” is the mechanism by which fire ants cluster together to form rafts. (credit: Hungtang…

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US farmers face plague of pests as global heating raises soil temperatures

Milder winters could threaten crop yields as plant-eating insects spread northwards and become more voracious, researchers say Agricultural pests that devour key food crops are…

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Monarch butterflies are threatened with extinction. By us.

While climate change is the biggest factor affecting the monarch population, we should stop spraying the pesticides that kill the milkweeds that the butterflies gorge…

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Monarch butterfly classified as endangered species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added the migratory monarch butterfly to the IUCN Red List as an endangered species. The IUCN…

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Monarch butterflies bounce back in Mexico wintering grounds

Experts say 35% rise in acreage covered by migratory insects my reflect adaptation to changing climate Mexican experts have said that 35% more monarch butterflies…

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People Bit By This Tick Species Are Developing An Allergy To Meat

Did you know that getting bit by the wrong tick can result in an allergy to steaks and many other types of meat? Here’s what…

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Huge invasive spiders native to Asia expected to spread along US east coast

Joro spiders will likely survive on the east coast because Japan has a similar climate and is located approximately on the same latitude People up…

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Fears for bees as US set to extend use of toxic pesticides that paralyse insects

EPA to approve plan for four types of neonicotinoid chemical to be used on US farmland – despite being banned in Europe The US Environmental…

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Pennsylvania May Have a Big Tick Problem on Its Hands

Pennsylvania is dealing with a potentially serious tick problem. Environmental officials have recently warned the public that a population of ticks in the state appear…

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QAnon Conspiracy Theorists Force Butterfly Sanctuary to Shut Down

After spending years coming after furniture and pizza, QAnon followers are finally ruining life for butterflies and those who enjoy them. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/qanon-butterfly-sanctuary-texas-threats-1848440167…

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Newly Discovered Insect Looks Like Mothman

Researchers in western Uganda found a new species of leafhopper insect, the first sighting of any animal from its genus seen since 1969. The red-eyed, metallic-looking…

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Scientists discover first actual millipede with more than 1,000 legs

The word “millipede” means “thousand feet” but nobody has ever identified a millipede, or any other kind of animal on Earth, with more than 1,000…

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Experimental Anti-Tick Vaccine Aims to Stop Bites That Could Spread Lyme

In the not-so-distant future, campers and hikers may be able to get a shot that not only protects them from Lyme disease but also from…

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What to Do About Ants in Your Computer

The problem of ants and electronics is a longstanding one. Ants tend to set up homes in warm, compact spaces, which is why they love…

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Washington state confirms first live ‘murder hornet’ sighting of the year

Asian giant hornet spotted about two miles from where first US nest was found last year Washington state has confirmed its second “murder hornet” sighting…

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Man killed in Arizona bee swarm, two others hospitalized after hundreds of stings

A firefighter was also taken to the hospital after the attack from the bees that came from a 100-pound hive. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-killed-arizona-bee-swarm-two-others-hospitalized-after-hundreds-n1275455 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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An Emerging Tickborne Disease Is Gaining Steam in New York

An emerging disease spread by ticks is becoming a substantial public health threat in New York State, researchers warn in a new study out this…

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The insect apocalypse: ‘Our world will grind to a halt without them’

Insects have declined by 75% in the past 50 years – and the consequences may soon be catastrophic. Biologist Dave Goulson reveals the vital services…

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This Butterfly May Have Been the First Insect Driven Extinct by U.S. Urbanization

Scientists say they’ve confirmed a decades-old suspicion about the loss of the Xerces blue butterfly in the U.S by the 1940s. Based on genetic analysis…

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Amber-encased ant discovered with a new type of fungal parasite attached

One of the best ways that scientists can discover small fossilized insects and plants is encased within amber. Amber can save the specimen just as…

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Why Americans have started eating bugs

We all need a change for our collective good right now, and this one comes pan-fried. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/cicada-pizza-tacos-sushi-are-being-gobbled-why-americans-are-ncna1271345 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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NBC’s Hallie Jackson dines on cicada scampi

She said she also sent a box of chocolate-covered cicadas to family members. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nbc-s-hallie-jackson-dines-cicada-scampi-describes-it-pretty-n1270112 Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you….

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