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Just in case it isn’t apocalyptic enough: Locusts

By Mark A. Bonta / March 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Just in case it isn’t apocalyptic enough: Locusts

Spurred by climate change, civil war and poverty, a new plague of locusts is sweeping though northeastern Africa. And experts say the out-of-control insect swarms are going to get worse before they get better. Previously, locusts — also known as short-horned grasshoppers — haven’t appeared in such numbers in the region since the 1950s.  Tens […]

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