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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# locusts

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# locusts
Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people
The swarms have damaged half a million acres of cropland.
# Food Insecurity
The most serious locust outbreak in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, threatening food supplies
The insects fly together by the millions and are devouring crops
# warning
Fears that swarms of locusts will attack World Cup pitches this summer
There are concerns that the insects may target the match venues in Russia.
# unleash the beasts
The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms
A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.
# buggin'
Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic
A video of biblical proportions.