In an experiment with global implications, Australian scientists have successfully wiped out more than 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes in trial locations across north Queensland. The experiment, conducted by scientists from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and James Cook University (JCU), targeted Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which spread deadly diseases such as dengue fever… Read more »
The School IPM working groups strive to make schools healthier places with fewer pests and pesticides by facilitating the development and adoption of IPM solutions. A school environment with pest and pesticide hazards can have a profound effect on students’ and school employees’ health in the short- and long-term. IPM in schools reduces pesticide use, residues and toxicity, and lowers the number of pest complaints. Schools can direct their staff to receive free online IPM training tailored for their role at www.stopschoolpests.com or contact us directly to learn more about a professional in-person training. Learn more.