The Unique Challenges of Responding to Desert Locust Outbreaks
The recent plague of desert locusts in Africa and the Middle East cost $1.3 billion in damage in 23 countries. A report from Pakistan describes the difficult logistical and social hurdles to adequately managing this fast-moving entomological threat.
New Project Aims to Build Equity for Indigenous Scholars in Biological Sciences
Science societies including the Entomological Society of America are partnering on a new project funded by the National Science Foundation to address the underrepresentation of Native Americans in biological sciences.
Why Augmentative Biological Control Holds Promise for Advancing Agriculture in Developing Countries
Numerous examples show the success of augmentative biological control efforts. With adequate support and capacity building in place, the approach can be economical and make agricultural systems more sustainable and improve the human and institutional capacity of developing countries.
Entomology to the Masses: Meet the Winners of ESA’s Inaugural Science Communication Award
A grade-school curriculum using arthropods as a channel for social-emotional learning and a weekly, interactive entomology webcast earned honors in the Entomological Society of America's first annual award recognizing excellence in science communication.