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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

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

11:52

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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

11:12

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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

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

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

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

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.

10:47

LifeStyle

Fascinating facts about trees, part 2

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...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

11:32

Education

Young storytellers

...sweat and soon countless flies and other insects are buzzing and whizzing around them. I prefer the fresh, cool smell of river water. The smell of the rotting vegetation on the forest floor is strong, but it doesn’t make me move. The river water is

10:46

LifeStyle

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

10:14

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Gerald Brenan's Yegen, a century on

Mark Nayler

This tiny settlement, located in the Alpujarra region of Granada's Sierra Nevada natural park, immediately appealed: he liked its isolation, its clean running water and the fact that it appeared as if it had been "made out of the earth by insects

12:42

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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

13:32

LifeStyle

The Violet Bush

Denise Bush

...attract pollinating insects such as butterflies and bees and in Africa, the leaves are cooked as a vegetable and other parts are used in traditional medicine. It's cousin, B.prionitis is a well-known perennial, Ayurvedic herb is a popular herb for treating

10:52

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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

10:50

Local

Seed 'bombs' launched to repopulate fire-damaged area

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

...provincial Environment chief, Marina Bravo, “protects the seeds from birds, rodents and insects”. She also said “rain will help their germination and they will be perfectly preserved.” Bravo added that in previous experiments of this kind, 80 per cent of the

15:10

LifeStyle

Luminous Shasta daisies

Denise Bush

...ideal for borders and bedding or in containers, attracting lots of pollinating insects to the garden.

11:06

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The Apple of Sodom

Denise Bush

...are small white or greenish white at the base and purplish at the pointed tips. In the centre of each flower is a raised 'crown'. The plant is a food source for the Monarch caterpillar and attracts lots of pollinating insects. Calotropis was first

11:17

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A Spanish 'blue-stocking'

Denise Bush

...them tender” The flowers, which attract pollinating insects, appear from summer and right through the autumn months. The vine is not frost-hardy but will survive short periods of drought; it needs partial shade and a dry, well-drained soil.

17:02

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Creating a buzz at the landfill

ANA PÉREZ-BRYAN

...protection for colonies of insects were favoured. The sites are off the beaten track of staff and visitors, but still easily accessible, ensuring the best possible working conditions for bees. The aim of this project is not the collection of honey, but the

14:47

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The doctor who changes lives

VANESSA HERNÁNDEZ / FERNANDO MIÑANA

...puts his scalpel down because the insects start to appear. There, when he has a bit of time free, he escapes with a compass, a rucksack, a box of matches and a bow. It's time to play at survival. In inland Valencia province he has created a small