Risky Business

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I was always told the best way to remember your hazards from your risks is to consider the following, sharks are hazardous so going for a swim is risky business.

This Simmering Heat

Recent weeks have seen some of the hottest temperatures in living memory for the UK. Temperatures so barbarically hot that many of us haven’t encountered them short of a holiday somewhere only two junctions shy of the surface of the sun, or maybe just the equator.

Sticks and stones may break bones, but this could really hurt us

Animal welfare should be of paramount concern to all pest management professionals. It is not just a case of what we use, but how we use it which distinguishes a pest control program.

Rats and Fleas That Spread Disease

We all know rats and mice can be pests and one of the key attributes for falling into this category is their well know ability to harbour and transmit diseases specifically zoonotic diseases. 

So, what is zoonoses?

Sticks and stones may break bones, but this could really hurt us. – PEST Apr/May 2022

This is a critical review of information presented in the paper, An assessment of animal welfare impacts in wild Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) management. The paper will be broken into its salient points and then discussed as to how the data were collected, how they have been interpreted and how they have been presented in order to provide an objective review as to how the authors came to the conclusions that they did.

Wade Environmental launches Article Podcasts

Wade Environmental launches a range of Podcast materials based on their Published Articles and Interviews.

Sugar and Spice and all things Mice (and Rats)

Winter is a time of year which usually sees rodents coming in from the wilderness and pushing at the peripheries of the areas we are looking to protect.

But what is it the drives their behaviour?  It is all too easy to just pass rodents off as mindless vermin, automaton which do nothing more complicated than react to stimulus in a predictable way.  But anyone who has spent more than a passing moment watching rats and mice knows that this could not be further from the truth.

Ask the Expert (Article)

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