An environmental group plans to sue the U.S. government over a decision to reclassify a large scavenging beetle as threatened instead of endangered.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An environmental group said Tuesday that it plans to sue the U.S. government over a decision to reclassify a large scavenging beetle as threatened instead of endangered.
The world’s vital insect kingdom is undergoing “death by a thousand cuts,” the world’s top bug experts said.
Now is the time to get firewood ready for winter use. But the big woodpile that gives you such a feeling of snug security going into winter may also shelter rodents and insects.
A warmer earth is silencing the chorus of creepers, crawlers, swimmers and flyers who've inhabited the planet for millions of years.
Solve your bug problem in a flash.
Producers wonder if the so-called “murder hornet” could injure themselves – or their ability to grow crops.
Banish biting bugs once and for all.
A Lincoln woman is helping monarch butterflies — whose habitat is threatened and whose numbers are dwindling — take flight. And this year, she's sending them off with the names of her heroes.
"Fierce Queens": One of the odder shows has a ferociously upbeat Reese Witherspoon narrating nature documentaries, with a twist. She focuses on female animals and seems to try to have them offer lessons of empowerment. The first episode focuses on sister cheetahs. "It's tough being a teenage cheetah," she says, calling the two big cat sister "gutsy girls." Then we watch the cheetahs stalk and brutally kill an impala. "Getting that belief in yourself and gaining confidence, that's what growing up is all about," a chirpy Witherspoon says. "Walk tall, fierce queens." The second episode deals with ant queens and loses its way quickly, with Witherspoon awkwardly highlighting the violent queen's reproductive power. The footage is from the BBC and it is stunning, even if it shows a limit to holding the camera vertically.
A look at results from Saturday's district competition.
The swarms of desert locusts hang like shimmering dark clouds on the horizon as they scour the countryside in what are already some of the world’s most vulnerable countries, including Somalia. Roughly the length of a finger, the whirring insects in huge numbers have destroyed hundreds of square kilometers (miles) of vegetation and forced people in some areas to bodily wade through them.
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of nearly 100 beehives from an orchard in northern California.
OMAHA — The Good Life is far from sweet for the honeybee these days.
Summer is a beautiful time of year to be outside, but all those long walks with Fido might eventually lead to a horrifying discovery—finding fleas jumping around on your couch or carpet. If your dog brings home fleas this year, don’t panic. Just follow these steps to banish them from your home:
After 15 years of teaching at the Colorado State veterinary program, Carolyn Butler found herself looking for a piece of land in Latin America.
Keeping bugs at bay during your backyard summer parties usually involves mosquito repellent coils, plastic lanterns, and plenty of spray, but there is a way to keep mosquitoes away while adding to your patio decor instead of detracting from it. These pretty citronella candle tins repel pesky mosquitoes in style.
The super-wet spring is now packing a sting — a 35 percent increase in mosquitoes.