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Entomophagy: The Case For Eating Insects

Aug 3, 2018
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This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (June 13th); no calls will be taken.

The practice of eating bugs is quite common around the world, but still elicits skepticism — or disgust — here in our country. Yet most of us eat insects without realizing it. We’ll learn about why adding insects to our diet could be good for our health, and the health of our planet.

Entomophagy: The Case For Eating Insects

Jun 11, 2018
Drew Desjardins

The practice of eating bugs is quite common around the world, but still elicits skepticism — or disgust — here in our country. Yet most of us eat insects without realizing it. We’ll learn about why adding insects to our diet could be good for our health, and the health of our planet.

Insect Threats

Aug 23, 2016
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From moths to beetles, a number of problematic species threaten the health of Maine's trees -- and of humans as well.

Guests:  Charlene Donahue, Forest Entomologist with the Maine Forest Service

Kyle Rosenberg, City of Bath Arborist, Forestry Division