Underbug tells the fascinating story of the lowly termite–a bug that collectively outweighs human beings by 10 to 1 and consume $40 billion worth of valuable stuff each year.
Lisa Margonelli is an award-winning journalist and author of the national bestseller Oil on the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank. She is based in Maine.
- Termites Are Actually Shrunken Cockroaches and Other Things About Them You Really Don’t Want to Know
- Lisa Margonelli stories on The Atlantic
- How Termites Shape the Natural World
- Where’s My Termite Gasoline?
- Chinese Scientist Says He's First To Create Genetically Modified Babies Using CRISPR
- The Insect Apocalypse Is Here - What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth?
- 4,000-year-old termite mounds found in Brazil
- Entomophagy: The Case For Eating Insects