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  • Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world

    Daniel Marlos shares his knowledge and love of the insect world

    In Los Angeles, self-trained entomologist Daniel Marlos helps others learn about the crawly things he loves through his website: What's That Bug?

  • Meditations on craft: A review of What I Learned at Bug Camp

    Meditations on craft: A review of What I Learned at Bug Camp

    Sarah Juniper Rabkin's new essay collection is the intriguing, wide-ranging What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World.

  • Walking in the body of being

    Walking in the body of being

    Not everybody understands why pinacate beetles are such good company, but philosopher Baruch Spinoza is likely one of them.

  • We can help bees by cleaning up our act

    We can help bees by cleaning up our act

    Pesticides, long road trips and junk food are hard on honeybees as well as humans.

  • Madame Merian and her passion for metamorphosis

    In Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, Kim Todd uncovers the life and legacy of a pioneering 17th century woman

  • Field notes from the front steps

    From the front porch of her house in Montana, Kim Todd studies bees and marvels at the world.

  • Beetle Warfare

    Scientists unleash a new weapon in the fight against invasive tamarisk – a tiny exotic beetle from Kazakhstan.

  • Native hum

    As honeybees vanish, Western farmers turn to the region’s native pollinators

  • Have bee, will travel

    This issue of High Country News features Hannah Nordhaus on the challenges facing a Western migratory beekeeper and his hives of pollinating bees.

  • Conspiring with caddisflies

    A Seattle artist known only as Ferg works with tiny caddisfly larvae to make jewelry from the insects’ intricate casings

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