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Tag Archives: History
Sophie Lutterlough: The One Woman Information Bureau
Written by Nancy Miorelli As we bring our celebration of Black Entomologists Who Shaped Entomology to a close, the Ask an Entomologist team is continuing the conversation about how we can help provide support, inclusivity, and diversity in our science … Continue reading
Dr. Charles Henry Turner: An Amazing Scientist
This week we are featuring Dr. Charles Henry Turner. Before I begin my article on him, I have a personal note that I’d like to share. As Nancy stated in her blog post on Dr. Margaret S. Collins, I would like to … Continue reading
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DDT: The Situation Today
Written by Joe Ballenger I wanted to dedicate another post to some of my other concerns about the pro-DDT movement. When I read posts which advocate DDT reintroduction in the US, a small amount of attention is paid to issues … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Economics, Evolution, History, Law, Pest Management, Physiology, Uncategorized Tagged DDT, Evolution, History, India, Pesticide Resistance, Pesticides, Politics 1 Comment
Do we need to bring back DDT?
Written by Joe Ballenger I’ve had a number of friends ask me to tackle the topic of possibly bringing back DDT. These requests go back months, and I’ve been hesitant to tackle the topic because of the politics surrounding this … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Ecology, History, Pest Management, Uncategorized Tagged Environment, History, Malaria, Mosquito control, Science Politics 1 Comment
Entolegality: Do entomologists have special bug privileges?
Written by Joe Ballenger Is it true that you can order insects when it is illegal for me to order them? Example I would wanna buy a beetle from Japan and it’s illegal for me to own one can you … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, History, Law, Pest Management, Uncategorized Tagged Agriculture, Environment, Government, History, Invasive Species, Law, Protocol, Science 1 Comment
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