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Locust Swarms – Invading the Horn of Africa

Touch the Soil News #1390 (Feature photo – Swarms of Locusts in Yemen – courtesy of the FAO)

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that swarms of locusts in bunches of up to 10 million can travel over 100 miles a day devouring everything in their path. The nations of Yemen, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Sudan are at high risk. You can read more of the story here:

http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1203003/icode/

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