Written by GDG

Category : Contrôle biologique des insectes piqueurs Biting insects

July 2024

A study carried out in 166 countries demonstrates the economic cost of mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are responsible for the spread of diseases such as dengue fever, malaria, and the Zika virus, resulting in high costs for public health systems and the broader economy.

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Season for West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne pathogens begins

The peak of nuisance, that is to say, the moment when mosquitoes infringe on the quality of life of humans, through their considerable numbers, was reached around mid- June depending on the region. Depending on future weather and drying conditions, their presence should decrease for the rest of the summer season.

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GDG ENVIRONNEMENT STARTS ITS OPERATIONS OF BITING INSECT CONTROL

In the coming weeks, a team will begin monitoring breeding sites where mosquito larvae (Culicidae) and/or black flies (Simulidae) develop in participating municipalities.

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RADIO-CANADA INTERVIEW – WHY MOSQUITOES PLAY A NEGLIGIBLE ROLE IN THE FOOD CHAIN

Mosquitoes do not evoke much affection among many humans, but contrary to what many think, they are not very popular as food for animals either. 

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West Nile virus far deadlier than previously though

This mosquito-borne infection could lead to the death of infected people from complications occurring several years after their apparent recovery. 

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Appointment – GDG Strengthens its Biological Pest Control Leadership

GDG Environnement, already acknowledged as a leader in biological pest control, has further fortified its scientific team by welcoming Richard Trudel, Ph.D., an experienced entomologist, as a full-time Scientific Advisor and Expert Entomologist.

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