Fire! Little Fire Ants in Hawaii (2016)

Follow-up documentary to: Invasion – Little Fire Ants in Hawai’i … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIUre6lz2GI First introduced to Puna in 1999, and shortly thereafter to Kauai, these ants are one of the worst invasive species imaginable in Hawaii. They invade houses, gardens, and forests. The ants are also arboreal; they swarm up plants and trees. When disturbed, they… Continue reading Fire! Little Fire Ants in Hawaii (2016)

Fire Ants Are Invading Hawaii, so Helicopters Are Blasting Them With Birth Control

‘Murder hornets’ might have everyone freaking out the mainland, but Hawaii has its own little, huge problem: Invasive ants. These aren’t just any ant. Two species — yellow crazy ants and little fire ants — are destroying the islands’ native biodiversity and making life miserable for residents. Scientists have struggled to eradicate what are considered… Continue reading Fire Ants Are Invading Hawaii, so Helicopters Are Blasting Them With Birth Control