Pest Control

Bean Leaves, Bedbugs and Biomimicry: Natural Solutions to Modern Problems

David Suzuki | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

Modern methods of controlling pests have consisted mainly of poisoning them with chemicals. But that's led to problems. Pesticides kill far more than the bugs they target, and pollute air, water and soil. Some fascinating research has found a way of dealing with bed bugs that may go back centuries.

WATCH: How To Get Rid Of Ants Naturally

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

With summer here, 'tis the season of parks, pools, picnics, parties -- and pests. Unfortunately, the great outdoors has plenty to offer us in term...

Going to Bat for Our Flying Furry Friends

David Suzuki | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Many of the 1,200 known species of bats are in trouble. And we humans deserve much of the blame. A bat can eat more than 1,000 insects in an hour, and without the services of bats, the agave plant, from which we get tequila, might not survive. So, if you like tequila but not mosquito bites, you should view bats as your friends.