Researchers demonstrated that a diet based on an agricultural byproduct and one based on a weed were just as good as one using chicken feed for raising crickets.
Most of the furor surrounding neonicotinoids, the world’s most widely-used pesticides, focuses on the harms they cause to bees.
When it comes to forest management, conventional knowledge holds that insect outbreaks increase the risk of and damage from wildfires.
Shooing bees away from a can of soda or a cup of fruit punch is a frustration familiar to just about anyone who has picnicked in a city park.
Scientists know that hydropower dams often decrease the abundance and diversity of aquatic insects downstream.
In 2012, California-based pest control companies unleashed more than 50,000 kilograms of pesticides in urban areas, all of which was targeted at just a single species: the Argentine ant, Lin
The average US home contains almost 100 distinct kinds of arthropods, a diverse group of animals that includes insects, spiders, and centipedes.
Yellow crazy ants can form huge colonies, force out native ants, and kill other animals such as crabs.
Global warming will boost the survival rate of mosquitoes in the Arctic, researchers have found. As a result, caribou may suffer more bloodsucking bites.
Could cornflowers and poppies take the place of pesticides? That’s what researchers are proposing in a new study on wheat fields.