What Makes An Insect A “Pest”?

What Makes An Insect A “Pest”?

Insect species are more abundant than any other type of animal, so naturally there exists many insect pests on this planet. However, the actual amount of insect pests is much lower than most people assume. In fact, the amount of insects that are classified as pests...
Middle-School Closes Early Because of Bed Bugs

Middle-School Closes Early Because of Bed Bugs

As a child there was nothing that was more satisfying than being surprised with a snow day. Most children would be willing to accept a day-off from school without having much concern for the reasons behind their school’s closing, even if the reasons have to do with a...
Armies Of Cockroaches Can Appear Instantly

Armies Of Cockroaches Can Appear Instantly

New York City is a cultured metropolis where many of the world’s most prominent business-people, dignitaries and celebrities call home. The city is also a cockroach paradise where roaches roam the streets freely and without fear as they scavenge for human food waste....
Shelters Are Becoming Bed Bug Havens

Shelters Are Becoming Bed Bug Havens

Even if you have never visited the city of Los Angeles, you probably know that poverty is widespread in the area. Thousands of homeless people scatter the streets every night in order to get a night’s sleep before hitting the pavement again. In fact, the homeless...