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Every Flower Needs a Bee

EVERY FLOWER NEEDS A BEE

“Plant flowers in your soil”, the forum from the Bees and Insects area, introduced the Bee The Future campaign to the public: 100 hectares...

Spring Comes Earlier

SPRING COMES EARLIER

In case you haven't noticed, spring is coming earlier these days. Looking at climate data over the past century, spring temperatures...

 
 
 
Earth Defense Force 5's insects invade on December 11

EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5'S INSECTS INVADE ON DECEMBER 11

You're gonna have to kill all those damn pests again because they just won't stay away. They're like bed bugs or silverfish, except...

Gallery: A Downy Woodpecker's Swiss Army Beak

GALLERY: A DOWNY WOODPECKER'S SWISS ARMY BEAK

Downy Woodpecker by Bartels Science Illustrator Phillip Krzeminski. More From Living Bird Living Bird Autumn 2018-Table of Contents...

 
 
 
Boy miraculously survives after meat skewer pierces skull

BOY MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVES AFTER MEAT SKEWER PIERCES SKULL

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. - A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on...

5 Signs You're Dealing With A Flea Infestation And How To Fix It

5 SIGNS YOU'RE DEALING WITH A FLEA INFESTATION AND HOW TO FIX IT

There's only one “f” word that strikes fear into the hearts of all dog people: FLEAS. These blood-feasting insects are so tiny you...

 
 
 
'Significant number' of tarantulas, scorpions, other exotic creatures stolen

'SIGNIFICANT NUMBER' OF TARANTULAS, SCORPIONS, OTHER EXOTIC CREATURES STOLEN

The rare insects and reptiles are worth up to $50,000, officials said.

Something to Crow About

SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT

It's well known that crows and jays and their relatives in the family Corvidae are the most intelligent birds. There's an all black...

 
 
 
A dangerous parasitic illness spread by bugs that bite people's faces at night is spreading in the US, doctors warn

A DANGEROUS PARASITIC ILLNESS SPREAD BY BUGS THAT BITE PEOPLE'S FACES AT NIGHT IS SPREADING IN THE US, DOCTORS WARN

REUTERS/German Pomar Chagas disease is a nasty parasitic illness spread by bites from bloodsucking triatomine bugs. These bugs climb...

Company, governments investigate contaminated infant formula powder

COMPANY, GOVERNMENTS INVESTIGATE CONTAMINATED INFANT FORMULA POWDER

The Danone company has been hit by several food safety issues recently, including a consumer reporting insects in a pack of its infant...

 
 
 
Feeding Birds

FEEDING BIRDS

According to the U.S. Fish and Wild­life Service, more than 50 million North Americans feed birds. That amounts to more than one million...

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

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
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,...