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I Thought Ladybugs Would be Easy

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For the love of insects!

Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of insects and the day of love, the Xerces Society is showcasing insect short films on their facebook page. I thought I’d share a few of the short films, especially with the oscars around the … Continue reading

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Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360

Good Read: “it’s not enough for cities to plant a million trees, preach the gospel of backyard gardens, or build green roofs and smart streets. The trees, shrubs, and flowers in that ostensibly green infrastructure also need to benefit birds, … Continue reading

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A whole world of tiny awesome with the Bug Chicks!

These women are awesome and their campaign is fantastic- check out this video and support them at: http://igg.me/at/thebugchicks

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Urban Biodiversity

Originally posted on Living With Insects Blog:
Urban areas are home to many insects including dragonflies. The aquatic dragonfly larvae grow and develop in the numerous ponds and small streams present in many cities. Urban areas have numerous ponds, primarily…

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Climate change and top predators!

President Obama just gave a speech outlining the real threat of climate change and what we can do about it, with a real plan! I encourage you to check out both the speech and plan outline, it is progress in … Continue reading

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(True) Bugs in the City

After posting the link to the urban wildlife article, I heard about a group of scientists that study true bugs, or insects in the order Hemiptera, in roundabouts in England. I have since been given an article that I thought … Continue reading

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