How climate change is feeding Africa's worst locust invasion in decades
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How climate change is feeding Africa's worst locust invasion in decades

Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. The locusts "reproduce rapidly and, if left unchecked, their current numbers could grow 500 times by June,” the United Nations says.

Is this another effect of a changing climate? Yes, researchers say. An unprecedented food security crisis may be the result. Here’s a look at what’s going on and where the voracious insects might be going next.

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