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I'm an avid hiker and camper - and I always pack this company's water filter and insect repellent

I'M AN AVID HIKER AND CAMPER - AND I ALWAYS PACK THIS COMPANY'S WATER FILTER AND INSECT REPELLENT

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Want a healthier gut? Eat crickets

WANT A HEALTHIER GUT? EAT CRICKETS

The new University of Wisconsin-Madison trial probed whether insect fibres may influence the bacteria found in the gastrointestinal...

 
 
 
6 DEET Dangers + Safer Science-Backed Swaps

6 DEET DANGERS + SAFER SCIENCE-BACKED SWAPS

In an effort to avoid bug bites and insect-borne diseases like Zika , West Nile, Keystone virus and Lyme disease, you may automatically...

Rainbow Bee-eaters

RAINBOW BEE-EATERS

Over recent weeks we have observed the departure of the thousands of Plumed Whistling-Ducks from the Broome Poo Ponds and now there...

 
 
 
Rictal Bristles

RICTAL BRISTLES

Small Green Barbet I learned the other day that synchronized swimmers don't shave their legs, at least not to the point of smoothness....

Bug Off! All-Natural Insect Repellent That Really Works

BUG OFF! ALL-NATURAL INSECT REPELLENT THAT REALLY WORKS

Whether sitting outdoors or relaxing in your home, keep bugs away with this natural bug repellent that really works. From dissuading...

 
 
 
Why don't you want to eat insects?

WHY DON'T YOU WANT TO EAT INSECTS?

As usual, history plays a role.

Your Ancestors Probably Ate Insects. So What's Bugging You?

YOUR ANCESTORS PROBABLY ATE INSECTS. SO WHAT'S BUGGING YOU?

An anthropologist takes a deep dive into the history of gathering, raising and eating insects, and why in America and Europe, they're...

 
 
 
Useful Tips for Dog Walking: Biting Insects Life Hacks - Deer Flies

USEFUL TIPS FOR DOG WALKING: BITING INSECTS LIFE HACKS - DEER FLIES

I hate bugs. Well, not all of them, just those who want a piece of my girl. Around here, that means mostly black flies, mosquitoes,...

Jacky Winter

JACKY WINTER

In the open woodlands not far from Broome we regularly encounter Jacky Winters - Microeca fascinans pallida. Jacky Winters are widespread...

 
 
 
Terrifying wasp that uses stinger 'like a fierce weapon' to lay eggs INSIDE spiders found in Amazon

TERRIFYING WASP THAT USES STINGER 'LIKE A FIERCE WEAPON' TO LAY EGGS INSIDE SPIDERS FOUND IN AMAZON

Researchers who discovered the horrifying new wasp species in the Amazon say they have 'never seen anything like it.' The parasitic...

Evangeline Lilly Had To Change Her Eating Habits To Fit In Her Ant-Man And The Wasp Costume

EVANGELINE LILLY HAD TO CHANGE HER EATING HABITS TO FIT IN HER ANT-MAN AND THE WASP COSTUME

Unfortunately, playing a cool superhero like the Wasp also requires you to have an insect-sized appetite.

 
 
 

GM TOMATOES GIVE FISH A PINKISH GLOW

Salmon or trout from the wild have pink or red flesh because of their diet, which includes crustaceans or insects. However, fish raised...

Wimbledon 2018: No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki bows out to Ekaterina Makarova

WIMBLEDON 2018: NO. 2 SEED CAROLINE WOZNIACKI BOWS OUT TO EKATERINA MAKAROVA

Caroline Wozniacki was bugged by insects, court conditions and the form of Ekaterina Makarova as she crashed out of Wimbledon.

 
 
 
What's Coming On Netflix Canada In July 2018

WHAT'S COMING ON NETFLIX CANADA IN JULY 2018

I, TONYA Instead of exposing yourself to the harsh elements (read: humidity, insects and sweltering sunlight), stay inside and binge...

Teen rushed to hospital after encounter with venomous caterpillar

TEEN RUSHED TO HOSPITAL AFTER ENCOUNTER WITH VENOMOUS CATERPILLAR

A post warning others about the dangerous insect has gone viral.

 
 
 
The Grazing Expert Helping Farmers Build Resilient Ecosystems

THE GRAZING EXPERT HELPING FARMERS BUILD RESILIENT ECOSYSTEMS

Vermont-based livestock grazing consultant Sarah Flack remembers being captivated by insects crawling in the soil when she was a child...

Climate Change Could Reduce Critical Food Supplies for Migratory Birds

CLIMATE CHANGE COULD REDUCE CRITICAL FOOD SUPPLIES FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS

A Wood Thrush relies on insects to fatten up before migration. Photo by Kelly Colgan Azar via Birdshare . From the Summer 2018 issue...

 
 
 
Stop Using Bug Zappers Immediately

STOP USING BUG ZAPPERS IMMEDIATELY

Bug zappers may seem like a tempting solution if you find yourself Googling home remedies for mosquito bites during peak skeeter season....

Airlines Crack Down On Emotional Support Animals

AIRLINES CRACK DOWN ON EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS

American Airlines is the latest company to impose stricter rules on emotional support animals. Passengers will no longer be allowed...