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  • Termites shape and are shaped by their mounds 11 Feb 2019 20:01 Phys.org Cheetahs stalk around a meters-high termite mound in Namibia. Credit: Harvard SEAS Termite construction projects have no architects, engineers or foremen, and yet these centimeter-sized insects build complex, long-standing, meter-sized structures all over …
  • Termites-Eat-Up-65-Year-Olds-Savings 23 Jan 2019 12:23 Peace FM Termites have destroyed money that a 65-year-old woman buried in her house at Kpassa in the Nkwanta North District of the Volta Region.  Fatima Nyande said she lost trust in the banking system and buried her money under firewood in her house.  She told  …
  • Termites, Bigots and GOATs: Rationalizing Complicity with Anti-Semitism 23 Jan 2019 03:49 Jewish Press Photo Credit: screenshot Women’s March leaders Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland, Carmen Perez and Linda Sarsour. {Originally posted to the Gatestone Institute website} Those women and men who marched in the Women’s March under the leadership of Linda Sarsour and …
  • Termites force Kitchener families out of homes for three months 17 Jan 2019 21:48 New Hamburg Independent Living in a hotel led to other costs. "They have tried to prepare meals, but with only a bar fridge, microwave and kettle it is not easy. Eating takeout for three months also eats at your bank account," said Josh's mother, Laura Hunter-Duvar. …
  • Termites: efficient miniature fighters during droughts in rainforests 16 Jan 2019 21:34 Daily News Egypt Despite their miniature size, but termites play an important role in mitigating the effects of drought in tropical rainforests and conserving the ecosystem in the tropical rainforests of Africa and Asia. They also contribute to the decomposition of living …
  • Scientists Unleash Termites to Clean Up Coal 10 Jan 2019 23:49 R&D Magazine The never-ending search for clean energy has turned in an unexpected direction—termites. Researchers from the University of Delaware—collaborating with the energy and environmental research firm ARCTECH—have detailed how termite-gut microbes can convert …
  • Poison toilet paper reveals how termites help rainforests resist drought 10 Jan 2019 19:37 ScienceNews.org It took hundreds of teabags and thousands of rolls of toilet paper for tropical ecologist Kate Parr and her colleagues to demonstrate that termites help tropical rainforests resist drought. Forests with more termites show more soil moisture, leaf litter …
  • Termites mitigate effects of drought in tropical rainforests 10 Jan 2019 19:04 Phys.org Termites play a crucial role in maintaining ecosystem processes. Credit: University of Liverpool / Natural History Museum A major new study, led jointly by the University of Liverpool and the Natural History Museum, has discovered that termites …
  • Termites may help extract clean energy from coal 10 Jan 2019 05:27 The Times of India
  • Are termites a deal breaker? 09 Jan 2019 13:11 Geelong Advertiser Termites have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, but should their presence put you off buying your dream home? ‘Termites’ is only one little word, but hearing it strikes fear into a homeowner’s heart. Sydney is in the second highest risk category …
  • BJP chief slammed for calling Bangladeshi migrants 'termites' | News | Al Jazeera 07 Jan 2019 20:12 Banagladesh Sun The president of India's ruling party has called Bangladeshi migrants "termites", evoking sharp responses from Dhaka as well as leading rights groups. In remarks he has repeated at least twice in the last three days, Amit Shah, president of …
  • In Brazilian backlands, these termites are building millions of dirt mounds 06 Dec 2018 04:40 Economic Times Updated: 05 Dec 2018, 04:01 PM IST What built them There are over 200 million mounds built by termites that stretch across 88,800 square miles (230,000 square kilometers), about the size of Great Britain. Some of the dirt heaps are nearly 4,000 years old. …
  • In Brazil backlands, termites built more than 200 million mounds of dirt 06 Dec 2018 01:12 Stuff Roy Funch, an American botanist who has lived and worked in Brazil's hardscrabble northeast for decades, long looked at huge cone-shaped mounds of mud in the distance and wonder. What built them? How many were there? How long had they been there? After …
  • Termites built millions of dirt mounds in Brazil 05 Dec 2018 14:12 CTV News Victor Caivano and Peter Prengaman, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:43AM EST PALMEIRAS, Brazil -- Roy Funch, an American botanist who has lived and worked in Brazil's hardscrabble northeast for decades, long looked at huge …
  • In Brazil backlands, termites built millions of dirt mounds 05 Dec 2018 05:04 The Republic PALMEIRAS, Brazil — Roy Funch, an American botanist who has lived and worked in Brazil’s hardscrabble northeast for decades, long looked at huge cone-shaped mounds of mud in the distance and wonder. What built them? How many were there? How long had they …
  • "Underbug": A New Book by a Maine Author about the Role of Termites in our World 29 Nov 2018 17:47 Maine Public Broadcasting Network Underbug tells the fascinating story of the lowly termite–a bug that collectively outweighs human beings by 10 to 1 and consume $40 billion worth of valuable stuff each year. Guest: Lisa Margonelli is an award-winning journalist and author of the national …
  • Termites have been building a Britain-sized colony for 4,000 years 26 Nov 2018 11:52 The Times of India
  • Termites have been constructing these mounds for 3,820 years 22 Nov 2018 08:33 Ghana MMA Researchers have uncovered evidence of a 3,820-year-old termite construction site in Brazil. According to a new paper in Current Biology, radioactive dating found that the oldest piles were 3,820 years old, that’s around the age of the Great Pyramids at …
  • For 4,000 years, termites have been building these massive mounds in Brazil 22 Nov 2018 00:32 Mother Nature Network Researchers have found about 200 million cone-shaped mounds hiding in plain sight in northeastern Brazil. They stand roughly 8 feet tall and 29.5 feet across. They cover 88,800 square miles (23,000 square kilometers) of dry tropical forest — roughly the …
  • A natural 'wonder of the Earth,' the size of Minnesota, was built by termites in Brazil 19 Nov 2018 19:02 Chicago Tribune In northeastern Brazil, in a forest so dry that the trees blanch bone-white, termites have been busy at work for millennia. The only external signs of their labor are dirt mounds, garbage dumps from their underground excavations. Dirt and garbage normally …

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