In the insect world there are those which are applicable adjectives: the biggest, the fastest, brightest, etc. Perhaps the painted lady can claim to be a few of these differences. Judge for yourself…Photo Jean-Pol GRANDMONT / wikimedia.org (CC BY 3.0) It is the most famous butterfly on Most continents. Not flies only South America Antarctica. The most inveterate traveler in Nymphalidae family. And at this butterfly routes seasonal, like birds spring north, autumn south.For example, the Euro-African populations represented overwintered Read more [...]
In conditions of extreme survival, when a person loses weight much, just needed protein food. But to get it is not easy. Lost in the forest or mixed forest, people are not always armed and capable of hunting large and medium game. Hunting for small game hunting and fishing may not bring the desired results, but the need for protein does not alter this fact. Then, we have to pay attention insects and their larvae.
In many insect protein. This is important! Yes, we all residents of south-east Asia, and insects, worms, larvae – far from being a delicacy for us. However, there are times when Read more [...]
Extreme Survival – the fact and extreme to go in order to save themselves in the actions, which never would have gone into normal life under normal conditions. Well, tell me, you'll be home for breakfast there are worms or grasshoppers?! I think not, unless of course you're not a native inhabitant of, say, the ocean ...
There are insects, worms, larvae of various – it's not the most pleasant experience. But many of them are edible, protein content is much higher than in the beef, and to extract insects and worms much easier than to hunt big game.
Almost all worms edible. They should Read more [...]
Biologists in Oregon are investigation what caused the batch die-off of 25,000 bees base in a Object park this hebdomad. As of Wednesday, the insects, the eq of some 150 colonies, were hush break of a clustering of European lime trees approach the storage."I've ne'er encountered anything rather comparable it in 30 age in the occupation," Dan Hilburn, the conductor of embed programme's for Oregon's Farming Section told the Oregonian.Initial tests suggested the bees had died later the trees had been sprayed with Campaign, a extremity of the neonicotinoid form of pesticides, which are extremely Read more [...]
They flocked from all over the world, and a motley bunch of dipped in the museum hall.
Modest Belyankov and urticaria native Ural side and cast pearl guest from South America, prozrachnokrylye dragonflies and spread like a sail, sailing their wings, tiny bugs and beetles giants. About three thousand insects appeared before the audience at the show, which opened at the Museum-Reserve, and almost all of them are assembled, as emphasized by presenting a new exhibition, senior researcher Galina Kotin, one man alone VI Markin, metallurgical engineer and collector-entomologist.
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Without bees humanity can not survive. And may not survive ... (Photo Visuals Unlimited / Corbis.)
Britain could face a food crisis due to population decline of honey bees.
Bees as pollinators of plants "responsible" for every third piece of our food. Consequently, if the insects disappear, pollinating certain species of flora, farmers will not be able to grow crops such as apples and pumpkin. Scientists also fear that a lack of pollinating insects can cause what is not properly pollinated species can not grow. By the way, in his time, Albert Einstein predicted that if bees disappear from the Read more [...]
Found in the Altai blue mosquitoes, which, as previously thought, found only in Brazil. Unusual discovery expedition made zoologists Bijskogo Pedagogical University.
Mosquitoes found near Kolyvansky lake in Zmeinogorsk area, near the river in the Altai Mountains Sema. As they note, they are completely harmless to humans, as feed exclusively on flower nectar. Externally, the insect is not a sweet tooth like ordinary mosquitoes and have a bluish tint. They are larger, they have only one pair of wings.
Findings prove that an increase in global warming insects begin to migrate around the world, Read more [...]
On Saturday, about 10 pm, everyone who was walking in the city center, Sovetskaya Street, noticed a strange phenomenon: straight from the tree branches on their heads falling locusts. Huge "grasshoppers" galloping feet.
People crushed locust legs. Some of the teenagers photographed on a mobile. In some places - for example, near the museum, Russian Drama Theatre and near the supermarket - it was impossible to pass - the asphalt beneath their feet was covered with winged insects. They jumped up and flew in a chaotic mess, sometimes fell on the hands, feet and face to passersby.
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Fleas attacked north of Moscow. Where did so many insects are still not clear.
Sanitary inspection is engaged in processing of infected apartments.
The first sounded the alarm on the inhabitants of the house №39 Festival street. According to them, in the apartments on the first and second floors in their home and in several neighboring started this insect attack.
"People wake up in the morning, bitten by insects incomprehensible, with red spots all over the body" - quoted an eyewitness Radio "Mayak".
Residents called Sanitary inspection, which experts have identified the mysterious Read more [...]
Recently, in the Crimea, there are many snakes. As «Komsomolskaya» the chief of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Crimea Mazilin Alexander, now in the soil contribute less chemicals and more food was — mice, gophers.
« Many signals coming from Saki region, — says Alexander, — Although experts in snakes we have, but people still refer to the MOE. Have to travel. Put on high boots and canvas pants. With the help of sticks trying to get kite from home. One deputy even stood up for us in this regard and tried to write Read more [...]
Replica (photo Ashley Cooper / Corbis)
Half of the ordinary and garden species of butterflies in the UK is under threat of extinction.
The number of some species in the last three years was reduced to a critical minimum because of the poor summer weather and such long-term problems, as the intensive development of agriculture, which had lasted for half a century. Negative impact on insects also provides habitat fragmentation: populations are isolated, which, of course, reduces their number.
According to the charitable Organization for the conservation of species of butterflies, die seven of Read more [...]
Bites of unknown insects have caused the hospitalization of two people in the Kherson region. Last Saturday, a 51-year-old woman and a three year old girl were taken to Novotroitsk district hospital with a severe allergic edema.
What kind of insects with its bite can bring the man to the hospital bed, entomologists don't know yet. According to one hypothesis, it can be bloodsucking that breed in local estuaries and mutated in a high temperature environment.
Experts say the surge in the breeding of many species of insects associated with abnormal heat. In Kiev bred snails kind brepolis with long Read more [...]
Abnormal for this time of year weather conditions lead to atypical insect behavior, the consequences of which for the following years is impossible to predict, said a senior research fellow of the Zoological Museum of Moscow state University named M.V. Lomonosov, entomologist Andrey Sviridov.
«Systematic observations about the impact of the heatwave on the behavior of insects have not yet been done, but according to the available data shows that many species have a hard time», — said the Agency interlocutor.
For example, common in Moscow moths, the so-called ribbon, Read more [...]
Moscow attack the pests. Bugs in dorms and flats do not give people peace. They are subtle, but very dangerous.
In the Moscow office of Rospotrebnadzor concerned: in the capital, dramatically increases the number of bed bugs. Daily from Muscovites rang with a request to eliminate pesky insects.
Bed bugs are parasitic wingless, blood-sucking insect. During the day hides in dark places, night attacks man, sucks blood, usually from 3 to 8 in the morning. Live bugs to 14 months.
Scratching, irritation and Allergy — it is, perhaps, the smallest injury, which can Read more [...]
From one misfortune to another - that's what happens in Ukraine. Rain, heat, floods - so it took half the year. And at the end of the summer, people still actively began to attack insects. For some, this is only a minor troubles. But many people do not suspect that you are allergic to the bites of mosquitoes and midges. Yes, the buzzing mosquitoes and biting flies very dubious pleasure.
Kharkov Anatoly Gil more other suffers from invasion of mosquitoes and midges. Men allergic to insect bites.
— Was bitten by a wasp or bee - I don't see it. In addition, in the area of the throat is very Read more [...]
Shrimp killer win the rivers and lakes of Western Europe
Aggressive shrimp Dikerogammarus villosus was first discovered by fishermen in the reservoir Grafham water in Cambridgeshire. The samples they sent to the Department of environmental protection. There and determined that this species occurs from the Eastern European region between the Black and Caspian seas, writes The Times.
\"Aggressive species of freshwater shrimp, which has a larger and more powerful jaws than their British competitors, known for its aggressive and destructive behavior. They kill or maim all insects, which meet on the Read more [...]
The last five years, beekeepers all continents began to sound the alarm: the mass disappearing honeybees. Beneficial insects are dying from an unknown disease or swarms leave the hive, leaving a honeycomb. The immune system of bees is very weak.
Honey bees are involved in the pollination of almost 90% found on Earth plants. A third of the entire crop man gets through the industrious insects. Bees give a person unique products - honey, wax, propolis, pollen and pollen, bee venom, Royal jelly. Therefore, anxiety is very clear.
Version extinction of bees is very different - from the use of agricultural Read more [...]
The invasion of bed bugs has been Paris and new York. According to Le Figaro, the situation with the spread of blood-sucking insects in new York has reached a critical level. Harmful insects found in schools, movie theaters, clothing stores, and private homes. In 2009—2010 bed bugs were found in more than a thousand new York schools.
Sanitary services Paris also noted that over the last decade in the French capital, the number of bugs are blood-sucking grew more than 10 times. Many Parisians prefer to move because they cannot show insects in their homes and apartments: Read more [...]
Salvadoran fans today discussing a football match, which nearly tore the bees. The players have not yet had time to hit the ball, both on the field flew a swarm of insects.
Athletes tried to ignore it, but it did not help - only angered yellow-striped. Then people started to lie down on the grass, trying not to move, bees spread the chief justice.
To save his side had the referee. First tried to return the boxes, then just covered it with a towel and evacuated. A few hours later the insects also suddenly flew away. The match finally started, reports NTV.
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