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28 May 1917

Extract from war diary of 2nd Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment


Clearing undergrowth from around billets to prevent mosquitos from breeding in it.

Elegant way to get rid of Mosquitos!

How many times have your cottage guests asked about mosquitos? Quite frankly, I don’t like them either. We are pretty blessed that we don’t have a lot at our place and we have a fully screened in Muskoka room, but if you don’t, I came across this pretty solution online. 156 more words

Growing and using lemongrass

Lemongrass(Cymbopogon flexuosus) grows naturally in tropics and subtropics but it is possible to grow it in temperate climate too.  Long fiberous leaves have a fresh citrusy smell and taste. 258 more words


Central Okanagan calling for public help to fight ‘perfect storm’ during mosquito season

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is asking for the public’s help dealing with what could be a bad mosquito season in the region.

Standing water left behind by recent rain or flooding helps create extra habitat for the pesky insects to breed, and the warm weather could also help encourage mosquitoes. 286 more words


What on Earth is Wolbachia?!

Wolbachia: Discover the Microbes Within

The final lab of the year was about Wolbachia. This lab was super interesting and a great summary of the content and lab skills we have learned throughout the whole year! 913 more words


I didn't choose the buglife, it chose me. 

Tis the season to wear bug nets fa la la la la la la la la..okay sorry I got a little carried away there. But it’s true the legions of blood sucking , biting creepy crawlers has risen from the fast moving brooks and stagnant beaver ponds. 235 more words


The Long Road to Eradication

Written by Nabeela Bhaloo

Though relatively uncommon in the UK, parasitic diseases are still rampant in areas of the developing world- a staggering 3.2 billion people, which is half of the world’s population, are at risk of malaria. 1,155 more words