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Ovillantas - used tyres make a new and affordable mosquito trap in rural Mexico

Forest Ray

2nd November, 2016

The Mexican Government spends millions trying to stop the spread of mosquito-borne viruses like dengue, chikungunya and - more recently - zika. Could the solution be as simple as a kind of mosquito ‘hatchery' made of old tyres to create an inviting breeding ground from which eggs and larvae can be destroyed? FOREST RAY reports. more...
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GM mosquito tipped to fight malaria

News

20th March, 2007

A genetically modified mosquito is being hailed as the route to tackling malaria, a disease which kills more than one million people every year. more...
Investigations

Bats

The Ecologist

1st July, 2003

Why use expensive, damaging pesticides to kill insects? The humble bat will happily eat 1,200 an hour for free more...

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