Saudi Arabia says ‘invasion’ of locusts almost over, threat from neighbors remains

Saudi Arabia cleared locusts from 369,391 hectares of land in the Kingdom between February 1 and May 28, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture said. The ministry said the general situation is now quieting down, after the “vicious” attack of swarms of locusts during the spring (locusts’ breeding season). The ministry added that it performed intensive pest...

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