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Asian Tiger Mosquito

Could Brazil's Zika Virus Crisis Happen Here?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

A mosquito-borne virus that may have caused serious birth defects for thousands of babies in Brazil made its way to Puerto Rico by the end of last ye...

How Is Student Testing Related to the Asian Tiger Mosquito

Heather Wolpert-Gawron | Posted 11.09.2015 | Education
Heather Wolpert-Gawron

If you are administration, make sure teachers know they are more than their test scores. If you are a parent, support schools as they experiment with different strategies of implementation as we seek a more rational place with testing.

Chikungunya: Stemming the Blood-Sucking Tide

Diana Fasanella | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

Why would I make snarky comments about a mosquito-borne virus that's sneaking into Florida from the Caribbean and freaking out health officials like it's the Bubonic plague?

PHOTOS: Rock Snot, Pythons, And 7 Other Scary, Gross, and Weird Invasive Species

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In 2006, the US spent 1.2 billion dollars fighting invasive species. That figure does not include the costs of the animals themselves, which cause pro...