Skip to comments.Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs [Well duh!!!]
Posted on 05/05/2013 2:09:39 PM PDT by grundle
Study links insecticide use to invertebrate die-offs
Dutch research reveals correlation between water polluted with imidacloprid and low numbers of aquatic insects
The world's most widely used insecticide is devastating dragonflies
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
Like Skeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeters! lol! To bad so sad!
Dragonflies eat skeeters. At our pond, no skeeters when the dragonflies are there. And amazingly, Purple Martins which we used to think at skeeters, instead, eat dragonflies.
Few Butterflies. Lawn chemicals.
Insecticides kill insects? Who’da thunkit?
I blame Obama.
I know of at least one commercial dragonfly farm, that raises vast numbers of them for release in areas dense with mosquitoes. And in short order, mosquitoes are very hard to find anywhere in the area.
Then, when the food is gone, either the dragonflies leave, or die off. Importantly, this technique works in places with warm summers, but winters too cold for dragonflies to live there year around.
“Invertebrate die-offs?” So it’s killing Democrats?
I live in the mega-farm part of Ill. where huge amounts of insecticide are used and dragonflies are thick here.
Maybe we can do some research and come up with an insecticide which does no harm to insects. Should only take a few billion dollars.