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Bugs won't bug you any longer.
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.
With summer here, 'tis the season of parks, pools, picnics, parties -- and pests. Unfortunately, the great outdoors has plenty to offer us in terms of tiny headaches -- cockroaches, ticks and horse f...
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.
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - Agriculture products company Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) says it has agreed to buy Vancouver-based turf products maker Evergro Canada for US$50 million. Evergro, a manufactu...