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Mauritania 'warns of locust plague'

Mauritania said on Tuesday it had sent exterminators to the north to fight a plague of locusts swarming over the desert which could devastate the west African nation, local media said.

dateNov 12, 2013 in Ecology
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Madagascar needs $41mln to fight plague of locusts

Madagascar needs over $41 million (32 million euros) to battle a locust plague as swarms of insects blot out the sky in the south of the island nation, the Food and Agricultural Organization said Tuesday.

dateMar 26, 2013 in Ecology
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