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Please consider attending the 2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series, which provides information about beneficial and pest insects. Webinars are free and open to everyone. Webinars will be on the first Friday of each month at 2 p.m. Eastern timeContinue reading

Here today, gone tomorrow: the case of a disappearing invasive ant species in New Zealand

Although the cost of invasive species has not sparked nearly as much debate as has the possibility of global warming, the combination of the two has bred some interesting research. In New Zealand, for example, a group of scientists recently examined what effect warming temperatures would have on the invasive Argentine ant, and whether native ant populations could recover if invasive ant colonies disappeared.

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