Controlling Mosquitoes using Nuclear Technology | Waterpedia #TechTuesday

A video from Waterpedia on #TechTuesday about Controlling Mosquitoes using Nuclear Technology. A new method to separate male and female mosquitoes could be a major step towards using the nuclear-based sterile insect technique (SIT) to control the mosquitoes transmitting Zika, dengue and chikungunya diseases. Sterile Insect Technique has also been employed in 40 countries successfully against agricultural pests. Follow us on: About WATERPEDIA ( Waterpedia is a non-for-profit organization with the aim of developing and managing online knowledge sharing platforms to engage and empower the global community to work towards creating a sustainable future. Our knowledge sharing platforms are aimed at supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is by far the most ambitious project in the history of humankind to solve many of civilization's most pressing challenges. We believe that a knowledge sharing culture among the global community can help achieve each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. About WATERPEDIA ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING SERIES Waterpedia Environmental Learning Series (WELS) is the YouTube channel of Waterpedia that publishes educational and awareness videos on a wide-range of topics supporting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our notable intermittent series are #MotivationalMonday, #TechTuesday, #WaterWednesday, #TipsThursday, #FactsFriday, #SDGsSaturday, #SustainableSunday, #InternationalObservances. This video is available under a Creative Commons License: AV Credits: IAEA

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