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4 years 7 months ago

Bark-beetle damage aimed in bill

Sen. Mark Udall is sponsoring a bill aimed at helping Colorado and other Western states to deal with the damage by tiny beetles that have killed millions of acres of pine trees across the region. The Colorado Democrat will join state Sen. Dan Gibbs on a conference call with reporters...

4 years 9 months ago

Researchers turn up noise to battle bark beetles

Researchers are launching an acoustic counterattack against the beetles that have ravaged millions of acres of trees across the West. The tiny insects make squeaking noises as they tunnel through trees and now a team at Northern Arizona University is using the beetles' own communication against them. The researchers have...

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