Studying a Swamp Soundscape

As visual creatures, humans rely heavily on their eyes to navigate the world, but this adaptation isn’t much help in the waters of a muddy swamp. While Read More…

Tiny Vampires

Concealed in tall grass, a hunter lies in wait. She smells the air for the scent of her prey, using her keen senses to search for the Read More…

Missing Mayflies: Imperiled Insects Part 4

Most insects that begin life underwater enjoy only a fleeting adult existence. A mature dragonfly’s seven-month lifespan would seem like an eternity to the stoneflies and caddisflies, Read More…

Caddisfly Crisis: Imperiled Insects Part 3

In a streambed crawling with ravenous dragonfly nymphs, sneaky juvenile stoneflies, and numerous other invertebrates, caddisflies (Order Trichoptera) have a way of standing out, thanks largely to Read More…

Fried Banana Skippers

Edible insects have always been a part of a traditional diet in Lao PDR. From ant larvae to crickets, the people of Lao PDR enjoy collecting these Read More…