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07

Oct

Vanishing bumblebee defies extinction in VirginiaThe rusty-patched bumblebee hadn’t been seen in the Eastern U.S. since 2009, but a lone bee found in a state park is raising scientists’ hopes that this native American pollinator might still be viable.

Vanishing bumblebee defies extinction in Virginia
The rusty-patched bumblebee hadn’t been seen in the Eastern U.S. since 2009, but a lone bee found in a state park is raising scientists’ hopes that this native American pollinator might still be viable.

02

Oct

11 amazing examples of insect camouflage
12 plants that repel unwanted insectsThese herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests from your garden and your skin.

12 plants that repel unwanted insects
These herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests from your garden and your skin.

26

Sep

Help save bees with a device on your keys
The designer of the Bee Saver, a bioplastic keychain that contains artificial nectar, believes small acts can make a big difference.

23

Sep

That’s no leaf! 9 amazing images of treehoppers
It’s easy to mistake this insect for a thorn or even another bug — but these facts will stick with you.

10

Sep

Culinary crickets are just like shrimpThis weekend, Stockton College’s EDIBL organization enticed festival-goers to eat insects. Our food blogger rose to the challenge.

Culinary crickets are just like shrimp
This weekend, Stockton College’s EDIBL organization enticed festival-goers to eat insects. Our food blogger rose to the challenge.

09

Sep

13 natural remedies for the ant invasionAnts are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!

13 natural remedies for the ant invasion
Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!

07

Sep

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillarsThe fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

03

Sep

Invasive camel crickets widespread in U.S. homesCamel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.

Invasive camel crickets widespread in U.S. homes
Camel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.

02

Sep

How to repel gnats naturallyClap your hands. You don’t need pesticides to get rid of these annoying insects.

How to repel gnats naturally
Clap your hands. You don’t need pesticides to get rid of these annoying insects.