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“…East Africa faces new locust threat”

” Countries in East Africa are racing against time to prevent new swarms of locusts wreaking havoc with crops and livelihoods after the worst infestation in generations… Locust swarms have been recorded in the region since biblical times, but unusual … Continue reading

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MASSIVE NEWS: “Total biomass of flying insects down by a staggering 76%, warn German researchers”

“We are in the middle of an extinction phase. The animals in danger of extermination? Flying insects… According to Sorg, the total annual biomass of flying insects collected by him and several volunteers have plummeted by 76 percent since the Society … Continue reading

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Master Article: Plague – Locusts Reek Havoc In Africa [2/21/20]

“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds” “U.N. alarmed by locust outbreak on verge of ‘plague’” “Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania” “Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa” “Plague of … Continue reading

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“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds”

“The locusts are so bad in some parts of Kenya that entire fields of crops are being devoured in as little as 30 seconds. Moses Omondi, a program officer at Farm Radio, a charity that works with to bring information and … Continue reading

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“U.N. alarmed by locust outbreak on verge of ‘plague'”

“Amid a locust infestation in East Africa threatening to explode to biblical proportions, the United Nations is warning that the already vulnerable region “simply cannot afford another major shock.” Swarms of billions of insects are destroying crops in Kenya, the … Continue reading

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MASSIVE NEWS: “Half-a-million insect species face extinction: scientists”

“Half of the one million animal and plant species on Earth facing extinction are insects, and their disappearance could be catastrophic for humankind, scientists have said in a “warning to humanity”. “The current insect extinction crisis is deeply worrying,” said … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Weather to blame for [plague] of crickets in San Antonio”

“Experts said an influx of crickets that some San Antonio residents have called a “plague” resulted from “perfect” weather conditions that allowed the insects to thrive this year. Residents said they first started noticing huge swarms of crickets gathering Tuesday in locations … Continue reading

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