(This is a book review by the Entomologist Lounge) There is so much about the author as it is about the book. Dr Gilbert Waldbauer is a Professor Emeritus of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA. Waldbauer writes many books post-retirement, with his aim to popularise entomology and to make it … Continue reading “Insights from Insects: What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us” by Gilbert Waldbauer
If you are a gardener by hobby and a nature enthusiast by heart, chances are that you are already familiar with the concept of insect hotels (also known as bee hotels). Offering a sanctuary to beneficial insects, especially pollinators, insect hotels are considered to be the urban solution to declining population of beneficial insects in … Continue reading Insect Hotels: A Refuge or a Fad?
(This article is the full version of the summary published in Shell Outpost The Hague newsletter July-August 2017) Summer is here. School break is coming. Travel plans roll in. But make sure bedbugs don’t hitchhike your trip. Here are helpful pointers you need to protect your home from these unwanted souvenirs. 1. What are bedbugs? … Continue reading Bedbugs Prevention: Your Outpost Guide