“Observing and understanding how the natural world works is essential to bring it back from the brink of extinction.”
Over twenty five years, I discovered that the primary reason people don’t like wasps is because they have no reason to value them. I’m doing my best to put a value on wasps. I’ve shown wasps to be effective pest-controllers of insect crop pests. I believe there is a promising relationship to be forged, between humans and wasps: we can harness their natural predatory power for sustainable, pesticide-free farming. I believe these approaches hold particular promise for subsistence farmers in developing countries. Working with wasps rather than against them is the future.