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Biodiversity is the biggest social justice issue -- Melissa Smith -
I find it shocking that I was born in the generation that will watch the Earth's biodiversity disappear, causing total environmental and human collapse -- and the generation before me knew it was going to happen, and the generation ahead of me doesn't ...

Wedding bells planned for 'Grey's Anatomy' - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Oh, spoiler alert -- if you did not watch Thursday's episode and want to find out for yourself, skip this story. The turbulent relationship between Jo (Camilla Luddington) and Alex (Justin Chambers) ends with their engagement by the end of the episode ...

Downriver Montessori preschool teacher receives grant to expand botany program - Southgate News Herald

Southgate News Herald
Growing interest in plants among preschoolers earned Shannon Tyrybon of Montessori Center of Downriver some green to expand her Watch it Grow program and to reward her dedication as a teacher. Tyrybon, of Wyandotte, will receive $1,000 on April 14 in ...

Wasp Watch

Haslemere, Surrey - United Kingdom

Wasp Watch: monitoring and predicting wasp, bee, and insect sting risks in the UK. Wasp Watch provides information on insect sting activity - mainly bees, wasps, and hornets - in the UK on a current and historic basis. The site also provides short term predictions of sting risks for the next week as shown above in the red lettering.

Wasp Watch
United Kingdom

Provides statistical information on insect sting activity across the UK, including a unique sting risk index.

Wasp Warriors: The Wasp Sting
United States

Article by Maurice Smith with photographs of the stinging apparatus and a description of how a sting is inflicted.

Cuckoo Wasp
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the Chrysididae, a family of wasps commonly known as cuckoo, jewel, gold or emerald wasps because of the bright metallic sheen on their bodies.

Flower Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of a wasp in the family Tiphiidae.

Paper Wasp
United States

Photographs, life cycle, habitat, and pest status of wasps of the genus Polistes.

Spider Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of a wasp in this family.

Chalcid Wasp
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the superfamily of wasps, Chalcidoidea, most of the members of which are parasitoids of other insects.

Gasteruption sp: Gasteruptiid Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of this wasp.

Xanthopimpla sp: Ichneumon Wasp
United States

A photograph and description of this wasp.

Cicada Killer Wasp
United States

From a Field Guide to Common Texas Insects, by Bastiaan Drees and John Jackman.