Killer Insects (image) The Earth Institute at Columbia University Share Print E-Mail Caption Dead pines in northeastern Oklahoma, where some forests have been hit hard by beetles. Credit Kevin Krajick/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Usage Restrictions Credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.