German study casts doubt on ‘plastic digesting’ caterpillars

German study casts doubt on ‘plastic digesting’ caterpillars

Scientists in Germany on Friday cast doubt on the work of colleagues who claimed that plastic bag-eating caterpillars might hold the answer to the planet's growing synthetic waste problem.

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide

Poisonous caterpillars plague Germany

Poisonous caterpillars plague Germany

Bug-busters spray Rhineland trees to head off caterpillar threat

Bug-busters spray Rhineland trees to head off caterpillar threat