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16:35

LifeStyle

Why don't we eat insects?

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...difficult to eat, such as insects, no matter how much time has been invested in studies and campaigns to convince us that they are the most viable source of protein for the not too distant future. There is a reason for this, which anthropologists Lorenzo

17:30

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"Insects will be the food of the future"

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...scientific arguments nowadays supporting genetic modification, its criminalisation cannot be justified. Algae, plankton, jellyfish, insects... which foods alien to our culture will we eat in the near future? The food of our immediate future will be ... insects because of their highest proportion of usable nutrients, their low impact on ecology during production and their high proportion of protein. The perfect solution for a world that will have 9,000 million people in 2030. For sustainability and

19:22

Local

Bird feeders put up in Estepona to prevent starvation during lockdown

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

Estepona town hall has put up bird feeders around the town to ensure that the area's blackbirds, sparrows and finches in particular don't die of starvation during the lockdown. With the late arrival of spring and the insects they rely on, paired

17:01

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Timely nursing practice in Uganda

Jennie Rhodes

...or chigoe fleas; a parasitic insect found in sub-Saharan Africa. "We would disinfect the feet, remove the jiggers and apply Vaseline to the feet to prevent the insects from coming back again," she explains. The trip coincided with the rapid spread

12:35

LifeStyle

Spellbinding Boneset

Denise Bush

MARIA HILLEN Although a wild flower, Eupatorium serotinum or Late Flowering Boneset as it is commonly called, has become popular for use in garden planting schemes to encourage bees and also to provide late season nectar for the Monarch Butterfly. It

19:51

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Cities belong to the birds now

carlos benito

...is the spring and there is no shortage of food for them: there are flowers, insects etc. If someone has a bird feeder in their garden it isn‘t a problem, but the birds don't actually need it”. As in other aspects of life, experts in fauna hope that

11:12

LifeStyle

Evicting tenants

Denise Bush

...cool room; you should give it a thorough check-over first. Insects may be lurking that will appreciate the move and use it to procreate and decimate all your plants that are overwintering alongside the host plant. Bugs to look out for include the ... dreaded red spider mite, mealy bugs and my personal nemesis, scale insects. Check undersides of leaves, stems and leaf bracts and identify every six-legged 'tenant' you come across before dealing with it. Ideally, make sure you are not killing ... beneficial insects that may also be taking advantage of the indoor climate.

12:16

Local

Residents file complaint against hoarder

Alberto GÓMEZ.

Around 50 residents in the Calle Conrado del Campo in Torremolinos are awaiting a court order which they hope will bring an end to bad smells and plagues of insects affecting the building. A neighbour in their block, who has Diogenes syndrome has

14:40

Local

More summer visitors for Estepona's orchid house

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

The Orchidarium in Estepona received ten per cent more visitors this summer. Two particular attractions, the flowering of the 'Amorphophallus prainii' from south-east Asia, which produces a strong smell to attract pollinating insects, and the

13:17

Interesting animal behaviour

PETER HARRISON

...were fascinated by the actions of these beautiful creatures. They inhabit countries with a warm climate so maybe it was heat they sought. Careful study revealed the answer: they were after food. Insects are their main diet and insects are attracted by ... light. The geckos found a real feast on our windows. I remember a few years ago when we were in New Zealand concern was expressed about the annual increase of insects which were coming from the uninhabited island of Crusoe. Apparently a cargo ship went ... aground on the island in 1949 with a load of fruit and vegetables which was offloaded to refloat the vessel and left lying on the island. Insects arrived to enjoy the rotting food and stayed there and spread their hunting ground. A scientist called Mike

11:52

LifeStyle

Drying; making food immortal

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...as it may be contaminated by insects and other animals as well as other sources of infection. However, at the end of the summer in the fishermen's district of Estepona, fish can still be seen being dried on wooden frames but only for domestic

19:44

LifeStyle

A look a the Chinese buttonbush

Denise Bush

The flowers are hermaphrodite and start to appear in early spring. They are lightly scented and attract pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies. The stems are reddish and the elliptical leaves are dark green and glossy, sometimes with a red

10:47

LifeStyle

Fascinating facts about trees, part 2

sur in english

...including, bats, bees, insects, rodents etc. Trees are very long lived. In the USA there is a Bristlecone pine that is over 5,000 years old; it was lucky not to have been trodden on or eaten by a mammoth when it was a seedling. Trees in urban areas are

10:46

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Gardening hints Fascinating facts about carnivorous plants

...plants acts as a shrew's toilet; it provides a shrew sized perch and a supply of nectar the shrew can enjoy while doing its business. The plant extracts the nitrogen it needs from the faeces. Sundews trap insects by slowly embracing them with sticky

13:49

LifeStyle

Rotary beetle-drive challenge attracts hundreds and raises thousands

Rachel Haynes

If someone told the designers of the Marbella congress centre that one day it would be filled with hundreds of people of different nationalities rolling dice and drawing insects on pieces of paper, they would have probably laughed in their face.

12:42

LifeStyle

Spiraea nipponica

Denise Bush

...in densely-packed umbrella or grape-like clusters. They are a magnet for pollinating insects, especially butterflies. Spiraea nipponica forms a dense, upright shrub approximately two metres high by two metres wide with blue-green leaves. As the

10:52

LifeStyle

The long leaf wax flower

DENISE BUSH

...starry flowers and aromatic, glossy, green leaves. When left to its own devices, it will form a large mound of foliage smothered with flowers which attract important pollinating insects into the garden. Rising from the ashes...the Serbian Phoenix