Swarms of locusts threaten food security in India

Swarms of locusts threaten food security in India

Swarms of locusts are threatening crops and food security in India. The current swarms comprise of very young locusts that can fly for longer distances, at faster speeds.Each swarm contains about 80mn adult locusts per square km and they can eat as much food per day as 35,000 people thereby posing a grave concern for rice, lentils, vegetables, sugarcane and fruits, due to be sown early next month.

Milan
Milan
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E 1 months

The refugee crisis has only just begun.

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 months

Perhaps the US should sell them Silver Carp (an invasive species that reproduces like rabbits) making the trade profitable and creating a new gold rush all up and down the Mississippi River.

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