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Locust invasion in East Africa

February 27, 2020 | Environment

Warmer seas are creating more rain, wakening dormant eggs, and cyclones that disperse the swarms are getting stronger and more frequent.

Aided by those weather patterns, and sometimes inadequate measures to stop it in countries that are at war or lack resources, the outbreak has devastated crops in a region already struggling with food security.