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A Plague of Locusts Has Descended on East Africa–Climate Change May Be to Blame
Madeleine Stone | National Geographic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Feb 2020

14 Feb 2020 – A plague of locusts is spreading across the East Africa region threatening the food supply of tens of millions. City-sized swarms of the dreaded pests descend on crops and pasturelands, devouring everything in a matter of hours. The outbreak, which now affects seven countries, is like nothing in recent memory. Human activity has made an ocean circulation pattern misbehave—triggering a weird confluence of events that has caused the infestations.

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