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If you aren’t a fan of mosquitoes– or cockroaches, rodents or rattlesnakes– things are about to get a whole lot less pleasant. Here’s why climate change is keeping pest management professionals busy across the U.S.
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Why tick-borne diseases have reached ‘epidemic proportions’

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Rat nests contribute to fossil record in odd Wyoming cave

It's time to praise pack rats. The small rodents with big eyes are helping scientists decipher climate change deep inside a chilly Wyoming cave.

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Plant communities roar back after rat removal from Pacific islands

Plant numbers have surged in a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean following the eradication of invasive rats that gobbled up seeds and gnawed away at vegetation, a new study has found.

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