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originally posted by: nOraKat
Well here in the New York City area, they are spraying 'mosquito pesticide' to kill mosquitoes allegedly for the reason of fighting West Nile (the old reason) and now the Zika virus.
They spray it from the air and on land from trucks. They spray wide areas.
originally posted by: TruthxIsxInxThexMist
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
Here's something to consider, conservation efforts could be part of the blame. An old growth ecosystem, esp. in a fire suppressed area, would have far less diversity then a regularly burned over or clear cut area.
You'd find a lower volume of specialized insects in a balanced food web with a just sustainable population in an old growth area. Open that up and the volume of insects increases greatly with the new plant growth. If left undisturbed by natural or man made forces, a stable ecosystem will develop where the insect variety and population will drop off.
Just a thought I had, nothing to back up the idea with.
You mean 'where the insect variety and population will RISE.'
Why do these Scientists never say what the real problem is which is over-population