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Why Every Nest Should Have A Cigarette Butt Lining

Today’s blog is inspired by a far better post published by Scientific American. The blog, penned by Hannah Waters, draws upon research from the Autonomous University of Tlaxcala in Mexico who were trying to establish a link (if any) between the use of cigarette butts in nests and the natural insecticide properties of nicotine. Are [...]

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The Role of Pests in Medicine

Have you ever heard the gardening expression, “a weed is just a plant in the wrong place?” We believe that pest infestations should be prevented or controlled, but essentially, a pest is just an animal in the wrong place. Animals like leeches, maggots or parasitic nematodes have very important roles to play in the environment. [...]

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