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Invasive Species

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  • Officials intercept destructive beetle on Costa Rica pineapples

     
    U.S. customs officials Friday said an inspection of a shipment of pineapples from Costa Rica uncovered a hitchhiker =– a destructive wood-boring beetle. The recent find of the live cerambycidae -– a type of long-horned beetle -- at the Los...
  • Warmer temperatures to expand California exotic grass populations

     
    California grasses: Warmer temperatures in California could lead to a substantial statewide expansion of exotic grass populations, according to a new study that cataloged over 400 native and exotic grasses in the state....
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Angelina Jolie sparkles in Armani, Demi Lovato draws inspiration from Kim Kardashian, bedbugs invade retailers -- yuk!

     
    Angelina Jolie wore a short, sparkly, black Armani cocktail dress at the Los Angeles premiere of "Salt" Monday night, while Brad Pitt looked casually elegant in Tom Ford. [People] OK, we haven't really wanted to write about this, but recently......
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Are there restrictions for using live and/or dead birds in training my dog to retrieve?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I am currently training my dog to......
  • Daley: Let's look at reversing flow of Chicago River back into Lake Michigan

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick and Joel Hood at 5:16 p.m.; updated at 5:26 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today floated the idea of undoing Chicago's greatest engineering feat --- reversing the flow of the Chicago River away from Lake Michigan ---......
  • Southwestern pond turtle shows signs of a comeback

     
    Modern life has been tough on the southwestern pond turtles that once were populous in the coastal part of San Diego County. Development ravaged the turtle's natural habitat. Then came the rise of invasive species that challenged the turtles for......
  • Don't let the bedbugs come home with you

    Don't let the bedbugs come home with you
    The less a frequent traveler thinks about hotel rooms, probably the better. But let's indulge for a moment. All the comings and goings mean hotel rooms are prime candidates to host the tiny creature that has been getting plenty of press lately: the...
  • Bedbugs in Louisiana

    Bedbugs in Louisiana
    We've heard the horror stories. Bedbugs invading businesses, colleges, hospitals and homes across the country. Here in Louisiana bug experts say don't let your guard down. According to some, this is a problem that's only going to get worse. They're...
  • The bedbug cam -- an idea whose time has come

    Another season, another press release from a pest-control association warning us that bedbugs are baaack in the United States! (We can’t think what they have to stand to gain by reminding us of this.)  Bedbugs are more common than they used to be:...
  • Bedbugs Worse than Ever

    Bedbugs Worse than Ever
    Bedbugs — they're everywhere, and now they're getting worse. So says a new report from the University of Kentucky and the National Pest Management Association. A survey of more than 500 exterminators found that calls to eradicate bedbugs have...
  • Authorities Search for Accused Piranha Smuggler

    Authorities Search for Accused Piranha Smuggler
    LOS ANGELES -- Authorities are searching for a man suspected of smuggling protected wildlife species, including piranhas. 61 year old Isaac Zimerman of West Hills missed his July 12 court hearing to face 13 charges, including conspiracy, illegal fish...