Month: February 2019

  1. The insect apocalypse

    A recent review paper in Biological Conservation by Francisco S├ínchez-Bayoa and Kris Wyckhuys has sparked considerable media attention on the plight of insects and the need to conserve them. In amongst the noise, PEARGs own Linda Thomson was interviewed by The New Daily about what you can do in your own back yard to help. […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/02/21/the-insect-apocalypse

  2. Sterile mosquito release leads to 80% population knock-down in Singapore

    The National Environment Agency of Singapore released Wolbachia infected male mosquitoes last April in order to suppress the local population. The field study has been a fantastic success with an 80% population reduction achieved in the last nine months. Ary is a member of Singapore’s Dengue Expert Advisory Programme, providing expertise and guidance for the […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/02/06/sterile-mosquito-release-leads-to-80-population-knock-down-in-singapore