News 09/11/18: Invasion of the ‘frankenbees’: the danger of building a better bee

Share:   Storm petrels breed on remote Scottish island for first time after rats are eradicated A threatened seabird is breeding on a remote Hebridean island following a four year programme to rid the area of rats. The European storm petrel has never nested on the Shiant Isles, but since the eradication of rodents conservationists have found … Continue reading “News 09/11/18: Invasion of the ‘frankenbees’: the danger of building a better bee”

News 02/11/18: Clear evidence’ of mobile phone radiation link to cancers in rats, US health agency concludes

Share:   ‘Clear evidence’ of mobile phone radiation link to cancers in rats, US health agency concludes A long-running US study on the effects of radio wave radiation, the sort emitted by mobile phones, has found “clear evidence” of high levels of exposure and heart cancers in male rats. Some evidence of links to brain and adrenal … Continue reading “News 02/11/18: Clear evidence’ of mobile phone radiation link to cancers in rats, US health agency concludes”

Pest Control News Roundup 26/10/18

Share:   How to control slugs with integrated pest management Slugs are a major pest within UK agriculture with species such as the common keeled slug (Tandonia budapestensis), the garden slug (Arion hortensis/Arion distinctus) and the grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum) amongst those found on UK land. In this, our latest hub, we consider slugs, integrated pest … Continue reading “Pest Control News Roundup 26/10/18”