Tag: insects

Farmland 48 Times More Toxic To Insects Than 25 Years Ago

By Tyler Durden A new study shows how “insect apocalypse” is unfolding across America’s farmland since neonicotinoid pesticides were introduced several decades ago. Researchers found that farmland across the country is 48 times more toxic to insect life than 25 years ago, and neonicotinoid pesticides account for a…

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“Alarming” Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in US: Study

By Jake Johnson The rapid and dangerous decline of the insect population in the United States—often called an “insect apocalypse” by scientists—has largely been driven by an increase in the toxicity of U.S. agriculture caused by the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, according to a study published Tuesday in…

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Has The Pentagon Secretly “Bioweaponized” Insects, Including Ticks? Congress To Investigate

By Catherine J. Frompovich According to Russia Today (RT), The US Congress has backed an amendment to the 2020 US Defense budget which could force an investigation into allegations that the pentagon had weaponized insects, including ticks, in a secret program. Source: https://www.rt.com/usa/464293-congress-investigate-pentagon-weaponize-ticks U.S. Congressman…

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Cockroaches Are Evolving So Fast They’re Becoming Nearly Impossible to Kill With Chemicals

By Elias Marat The common German cockroach, despite being a vile carrier of bacteria and disease, is truly an impressive creature. While a number of insects face a looming danger of extinction, many believe that the resilient roach—whose history stretches back to 300 million B.C.—could…

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