Plagues of insects are wiping out forests, crops and livestock around the world

Aug 21, 2020 (OPINION) ETH – While everyone is preoccupied with the coronavirus, elections, and civil unrest, we are seeing forests, crops, and livestock being devoured by everything from locust plagues, beetles, lanternflies, and ticks. It’s not just Africa that is being devastated by locusts but a plague of mountain pine beetles, no bigger than a grain of rice, has already reportedly destroyed 15 years of log supplies in … Continue reading Plagues of insects are wiping out forests, crops and livestock around the world