Ants Threatening Hawaiian Agriculture

Ants Threatening Hawaiian Agriculture

Agriculture in Hawaii is facing a huge threat from the little fire ant, an invasive stinging ant that bites more than just people. Infestations have spread across Kauai, Maui, Hawaii and Oahu, and despite previous advances toward eradication, the tiny invaders have shown no sign that they intend to leave paradise. The ants, native to […]

Ants Are Garbage Disposers for New York City

Ants Are Garbage Disposers for New York City

A new study presented by North Carolina State University has concluded that ants and other arthropods provide a vital service in the disposal of garbage in New York City. These minuscule, almost invisible scavengers go about their business 24/7 with a relentless, unceasing zeal. Unnoticed underfoot, they consume unbelievable amounts of edible detritus. New York […]

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