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How to Fight Indoor Plant Pests

After the invasion of oak processionary moths in Kew Gardens grabbed headlines earlier this year, there has been much talk of enforcing stricter plant passport regulations in the UK. The “potentially deadly” moths (that can cause serious asthma attacks) were brought into London via a shipment of Dutch-imported oak trees. Kew Gardens employed a team [...]

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Infographic: Africanized Killer Bees

The Africanized honey bee aka the killer bee has been a cause for concern for bee keepers across the USA since the 1990′s.  Small swarms of Africanized bees are capable of destroying honey bee hives by invading the hive and killing the queen. If you’ve ever wondered how far an Africanized honey bee will chase you [...]

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Don’t Say Aloha To Mice

My trip to Maui lasted five months, and it was just what I needed. I had recently ended a 12-year relationship and had met someone new. However, it was October, I was living in Seattle, and the notorious cloudy winter was beginning to set in. Needing a break from Seattle, from cloudy skies and from [...]

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How to Tackle a Bed Bug Infestation

Incidences of bed bugs have been on the rise over the last few years as these insects have become increasingly resistant to certain pesticides, and humans are able to travel longer distances in shorter amounts of time. Often unwittingly brought into a home in luggage following a trip, an infestation in the house can be a [...]

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Avoid Foreign Pests While Traveling

I’m not going to say everyone hates creepy crawly things – entomologists exist after all – but at least most of us do. We tend to deal with these creepy crawlies because at least we know what kind of pests we might expect to find in our own backyard. Traveling abroad, however, opens up a [...]

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