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Cicadas To Emerge In Massive Swarms After 17 Years Underground

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

If you live on the East Coast between Georgia and Connecticut, get ready for the air to be filled with billions of large, buzzing insects known as cic...

Locust Plague Invades Madagascar

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.28.2013 | World

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...

Every 17 Years

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.30.2013 | DC

They're baaaack! After 17 years, Brood II cicadas will descend on the D.C. area this year between April and June. According to magicicada.org, a pr...

Israel Battles Locust Swarms From Egypt

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

KEMEHIN, Israel, March 6 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday began battling a swarm of locusts from Egypt on Wednesday to prevent crop damage in the sou...

Locusts Swarms In Egypt Ahead Of Passover Put Israel On High Alert

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 05.04.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel is on a locust alert as swarms of the destructive bugs descend on neighboring Egypt ahead of the Passover holiday. Israel's ...

I Don't Care if You Send Locusts, Sweetheart. You're Still Having a Memorial Service.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Susan McCorkindale

"Susan, did you hear me? No service." "Yes, sweetheart," I said, going to him. "I heard you." And then I bent down, kissed him, and lied straight to his still so handsome face. "No service."

Australian Locust Thrive, Rocky Mountain Ones Disappear

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

A plague of locusts of biblical proportion has hatched and is growing as Australia, the fourth largest grain exporter, has gone form 13 years of bone-dry drought to the wettest September since the inception of record keeping in 1860.

Green News Report -- April 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More on Linds...

America's Locust Years

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

America has suffered thirty years "that the locust hath eaten." Time is running out. We may not survive another crisis.

Locust Swarms Caused By Common Brain Chemical

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A chemical that affects people's moods also can transform easygoing desert locusts into terrifying swarms that ravage the countrysi...