Locusts Take Siege in Africa1 min read
Large swarms of Locusts are eating crops in Africa unaffected by modern pesticides. As The WSJ Report link gives more details, some raise questions as to what causes this and how to prevent it. For thousands of years this infestation of insects has occurred periodically. Scientist point to certain environmental characteristics that seem to align to create a scenario that helps proliferate the rapid reproduction, nesting, and hatching processes for this and other insects as well.