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Faster locusts may have 'catastrophic consequences' for millions over food security

Faster locusts may have 'catastrophic consequences' for millions over food security
Friday 29
12:10 2020

Swarms of locusts that fly up to 90 miles a day are threatening crops and food security in India as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. Each swarm contains about 80 million adult locusts per square kilometre, and can eat as much food per day as 35,000 people. The current swarms comprise "very young locusts that fly for longer distances, at faster speeds", KL Gurjar, deputy director of India's Locust Warning Organisation, told The Hindu newspaper. Image: Each swarm contains about 80 million adult locusts per square kilometre. Pic: Puneet Bali This contrasts with "adults in the past who were ...

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Summary: Swarms of locusts that fly up to 90 miles a day are threatening crops and food security in India as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic.

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