Showing posts with label locusts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label locusts. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Living on Locusts and Wild Honey: Swedes to Enjoy a Diet of Insects and Algae

With the world's population steadily on the rise, the Earth is reportedly heading towards its hardest food crisis in history. To combat the imminent food crisis, Swedish scientists advocate the consumption of algae and insects as a future source of protein. Remarkably, their fellow Swedes are not all averse to this weird diet.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Rats plague Xinjiang grasslands

Rats are ravaging 380,000 hectares of grasslands in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

UN: Madagascar needs money to continue battle against locust plague


UN, 21 January 2015 – The battle against a plague of locusts in Madagascar is in danger of being lost, as funding to continue efforts against widespread infestations runs out, putting 13 million people at risk of food insecurity, the United Nations agricultural agency said today.

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