The harmless insects that make way into people's homes in the late summer and early fall are nothing to fear unless you're a farmer.
"The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure backup facility for the seed banks of the world," Cierra Martin, a spokesperson for the Global Crop Diversity Trust, told Newsweek.
Researchers studying insecticide use on U.S. crops show that overall use has declined in the last 20 years, but what is being used is more toxic to bees.
The report includes dozens of studies from across the world and highlights the widespread decline of insect populations.
Field tests with tobacco plants showed an increase in production of up to 40 percent.
The colony sites are based on where astronauts would have the best luck growing crops.
Ten thousand years ago, farmers set this legume up for a fall.
Tomatoes required 5 percent less water.
Eyes in the sky to locate water resources may be many Middle Eastern nations' best hope for alleviating an acute water supply problem.
A study shows that developing nations are the most vulnerable to damage from invasive species, and countries at the center of global trade are the most responsible for the spread of the pests.
If we keep farming like we've been for the past century, we'll end up with millions starving and a planet denuded of trees.