Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Just when you thought that you had heard of every insect-borne disease in the world, another one is brought to your attention. We all know mosquitoes are global killers, but sandflies are responsible for causing a startling amount of deaths per year as well. A disease...
Even Alaska Has Problems With Insect Pests

Even Alaska Has Problems With Insect Pests

Most people do not dream about a life in Alaska, as this state is not often considered a paradise. However, if you were hardpressed to name one benefit of living in Alaska you may mention a lack of insect pests. While it is true that southern states certainly see more...
Pest Travel Tips From The Pros

Pest Travel Tips From The Pros

Why do we need tips for a pest-free vacation?   Pest-transmitted diseases are on the rise.  West Nile Virus is a great case in point – case numbers are doubling year to year.   However, this is by far just a microcosm of the big picture.  The truth is travelers...
Benefits Of Keeping Insects As Pets

Benefits Of Keeping Insects As Pets

Keeping pets is a great way to relieve stress, as they make great friends to their owners. Many people, perhaps most, already count pets as members of their family. Those who do not own pets probably consider how great having one would be until they remember the many...