July 4, 2020
Locusts on the Horn of Africa (article by NPR)

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From the article: "If the 2020 version of these marauders stay steady on their warpath, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization says desert locusts can pose a threat to the livelihoods of 10 percent of the world's population. The peril may already be underway: Early June projections by the FAO are forecasting a second generation of spring-bred locusts in Eastern Africa, giving rise to new, powerful swarms of locust babies capable of wreaking havoc until mid-July or beyond. Here are five things you need to know about locusts to understand the current crisis — and why the tiny invaders are such a big deal."

Article information: Baskar, P. 2020. "Locusts Are A Plague Of Biblical Scope In 2020. Why? And ... What Are They Exactly?". NPR.