Termite inspired Architecture

What can we learn from the animal kingdom in regards of constructing buildings? Termites build intriguing and climate controlled mounds. They need to control their environment meticulously as they are very sensitive beings that cannot survive unless it is warm … Read More

Diverse Termite use in Africa

As I came across a blog which stated that some tribes in Africa consumed termite frass (also known as faeces) I became quite curious. Was this an urban legend? Or was it actually a true termite use? Is it common … Read More

Drywood Termites (Featuring West Indian Termites)

Drywood termites work in a different way to the subterranean species. WEST INDIAN DRYWOOD TERMITE For a start, drywoods extract the moisture they require directly from the timber they attack. Unlike their relatives, the cast small pellets called frass from … Read More