Latest Insects News

Maine blueberries vs. fly: US senator files bill to help

Feb. 13, 2023 11:23 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The wild blueberry, Maine's most important fruit, could get some help fighting off a pest under legislation proposed by the state's Republican U.S. senator. Maine is the only state in the country with a significant harvest of wild blueberries, which are...

In Spain, storks' trash diet driven by climate change

Feb. 07, 2023 23:30 PM EST

COLMENAR VIEJO, Spain (AP) — The storks float and swoop in formation, circling over a landfill in the foothills of the Sierra de Guadarrama mountains north of Madrid. Then a garbage truck pulls up and disgorges its contents. One by one, they dive to the ground: breakfast is here. ...