Key West asks Key Question about Eradication of Mosquitoes by GM.

Posted on 18th July 2012 in General

  Genetically Modified mosquitoes are about to be released in Florida by the UK based company Oxitec, who I am sure are convinced the repercussions of any tinkering with nature will be so slight, if not completely negligible, that there are no risks to the eco-system at all – and only a benefit to mankind So, should we read more.

New Natural Insect Repellents -What Chance?

Posted on 22nd May 2012 in Dengue fever, General

When eminent figures such as Sir David King, former advisor to UK Government, and Sir Richard Feacham, former Executive Director of the Global Fund to fight HIV/Aids, TB & Malaria take the time to sign a petitoin criticising proposed new EU Regualtions regarding pesticides -as they did in 2008 – something must be amiss. The read more.

Mosquitoes accused of working for the US Military / CIA in Pakistan

Posted on 30th September 2011 in Dengue fever, General, Mosquitoes

I first knew  about  the accusation when I read  several articles in the Pakistan press earlier this week all stating the current Dengue fever outbreak in Pakistan was the work of the US ( ) . Dengue fever is only spread by the bite of an infected mosquito so it seemed likely to me that one read more.

Compare Types of Mosquito Repellents

Posted on 31st August 2011 in Compare & Review

A  comparison of the types and method of  repelling mosquitoes available online. The majority of searches online will involve mosquito repellents although obviously insect repellents will include a much broader field to include cockroaches, flies, ticks, bees, wasps, beetles, ants, scorpions…in fact a good estimate is that there are over 1 million different species of read more.

8 Top Tips to Avoid Mosquito Bites.

Posted on 24th August 2011 in General, Travel

Here is a slightly tongue cheek look at avoiding mosquito bites when using popular advice  given on line…… 1)  Holiday in either of the polar regions – the only places where there are no mosquitoes 2) Stay indoors between dusk and dawn to thwart most mozzies carrying Malaria and West Nile virus –  and then  from read more.