Cockroaches may soon be unstoppable—thanks to fast-evolving insecticide resistance
It's just one (Fill in the Blank)-ocalypse after another. ---Amillion species are at risk, sayeth the U.N. ---The foundations of life- microbes - are at risk. ---Birds, beautiful BIRDS, are down by a third. ---Pollinators,critical to our food supply, are in real trouble ---Fugus that can kill is overcoming all anti-fungals. ---Climate-ocalypse, of course, is the Big One.
But roaches? Those fecund facilitators of filth? Those radiation-proof critters destined to survive a nuclear war?
They are getting tougher by the day. Almost impossible to kill with ANY chemicals. Don't take my sissy words for it, check out that ultimately credible source: Science Magazine.
... Oh, and ebola is back, stewing in Congo, winding up for another leap into the rest of the world.
...And we are close to choking on plastic, something else to worry about…