A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA
A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA
Climate crisis

Skies go black in Africa’s worst locust plague in decades

  • Locust invasion is the biggest in Ethiopia and Somalia in 25 years, and the biggest in Kenya in 70 years
  • A changing climate has contributed to ‘exceptional’ breeding conditions

Topic |   Climate crisis
A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA
A man runs through a swarm of desert locusts in Kenya. Photo: EPA
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