Psyllids Tricked by Buzzing Trap

2016-05-31T19:21:00-05:00June 17th, 2016|Innovation, Invasive Species, Issues|

How can scientists begin to control one of the larger populations of insect pests that affect trees, the Asian citrus psyllids? To start with, they (the USDA) has come up with something that they call an "acoustic trap" which they intend to use to stop these pests from spreading a very troublesome disease to the citrus [...]

Artificial Trees as a Possible Climate Change Solution

2016-01-14T21:29:44-05:00January 29th, 2016|Climate Change, Innovation|

There's no question that climate change exists.  People may argue over how bad the situation actually is, but the simple fact that changes within our own actions and behaviors need to happen is without debate.  Luckily, there are solutions like a plan for artificial trees that may make things better for the planet and, in [...]

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