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  1. 'Starling squadrons' to tackle locust plague

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng About 100 counties in Sichuan province are under siege from swarms of locusts descending on rice crops in an average density of 100 per plant, the China News Service reported ... and pesticides to combat the plague. The locusts are expected to head west and north. Xinjiang is preparing for the influx by setting up artificial nests to attract starlings to catch the locusts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602853/starling-squadrons-tackle-locust-plague
  2. Swarming over locust records

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Ancient Chinese invented many things. A lesser-known innovation was the collection of records of locust infestations over more than 1,000 years. Ma Shijun of the Chinese ... collection of the data to determine patterns in locust populations in a bid to predict future swarms. Contrary to a popular misconception, migratory locusts are solitary insects but during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608778/swarming-over-locust-records
  3. The Reaping

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that worships the devil. Why can the little girl command swarms of locusts to attack people? Is she really Satan in human form? If so, why does the evil cult want her dead? The film answers none ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589586/reaping
  4. Think out of the box

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... swarms of locusts exploiting a field before moving on to the next one, decimating theatre in the cycle of consumption.' What theatre artists could do, according to Chan, is venture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/595743/think-out-box
  5. Wake up and smell the coffee

    Posted Jan 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... the planet like corporate locusts that quietly but steadily eat away at local cultural foliage. A Starbucks is as much a slick symbol of the homogenising powers of mass-produced multinational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580090/wake-and-smell-coffee
  6. Hounded for speaking his mind

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... every day for anything edible- including tree bark, grass and even locusts- to feed his starving body. The misery continued in the Cultural Revolution, when his family home was raided and Red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590365/hounded-speaking-his-mind
  7. Faith, hope and charity

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... and locust plagues. The Soares family's status as internally displaced people (IDPs) is a fate shared by more than 55,000 people in many camps. 'At its peak, there were 120,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598211/faith-hope-and-charity
  8. She's a natural

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... sucked back in when a series of biblical plagues strike a small, sleepy Louisiana town and she's called in to get to the bottom of it. There are locusts, rivers of blood, dead frogs falling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587350/shes-natural
  9. Lucky be a lady

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... book: bitter screenwriter, he got f***ed 10 different ways. I read these books and...' she pulls a face. 'I mean, even Day of the Locust. Very few people write about Hollywood from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601422/lucky-be-lady

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