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Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.


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On Wednesday, Eat Bugs For Charity in DC

A pest control company is bringing a pop-up restaurant to D.C. for one day only. It’s going to be set up Wednesday at the Occidental Grill & Seafood on Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here’s the kicker: They are serving up steaming hot insects.


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Study Finds Cheap, Homemade Stink Bug Traps Are Most Effective

A stink bug trap that can be made with common household items was found to be more effective than pricey store-bought traps in a recently-released study.


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Maryland Residents Warned About Invasive Species

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is warning residents about an invasive species that pose a threat to agricultural and natural resources.


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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em

Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. Snacking? Welcome to the six stages of cicada grief.


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UN Agency: Bugs May Ease World Hunger, Research Stunted By ‘Western Influences’

The Food and Agriculture Organization issued a report which asserts that insects should be further incorporated into global eating habits as a means of combating world hunger and health problems. The report additionally noted that Western cultures and attitudes have hindered progress in regards to researching insects as a viable food source.


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East Coast About to be Overrun by Billions of Cicadas

Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast.