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Locust plagues on 3 continents and global warming

There are currently plagues of locusts in East Africa, South Asia and South America

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06.07.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

They eat whole fields bare. This can lead to famine. India, Kenya and many other countries in East Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Pakistan and China are affected.

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India

Argentina

India drones against locusts / Indien Dronen gegen Heuschrecken

Paraguay and Argentinia

Brazil / Brasilien

Nepal Katmandu

East Afrika / Ostafrika

https://www.spektrum.de/news/verheerende-heuschreckenplage-von-ostafri

https://www.sonnenseite.com/de/umwelt/ostafrika-droht-eine-noch-fatale

Further links:

https://www.swr.de/swr2/wissen/heuschreckenplage-somalia-ruft-notstand

https://www.klima27.com/index.php?page=show_news_details_1&news_id=581

The West Nile virus could spread in Germany says the RKi

https://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/medizin/west-nil-fieber-rki-rechne

19.06.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

The virus is transmitted by the mosquito Culex and causes symptoms such as fever and rashes in 20 percent of infected people. 1 percent of those infected could suffer serious illness.

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https://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/medizin/west-nil-fieber-rki-rechne

https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/W/WestNilFieber/West-Nil-Fieber_Ue

https://www.t-online.de/gesundheit/krankheiten-symptome/id_88084644/mu

Further links:

https://www.netdoktor.de/krankheiten/west-nil-fieber/

More and more butterflies are on the red list

https://www.br.de/nachrichten/bayern/insektenexperte-beklagt-immer-meh

02.06.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

In Bavaria 100 of 169 butterfly species are on the red list of endangered species. Intensive agriculture and land sealing are cited as causes. In addition, for the 3rd year in a row the moths suffer from too dry summers.

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https://www.br.de/nachrichten/bayern/insektenexperte-beklagt-immer-meh

Heat wave and plague of locusts in India

https://www.wetteronline.de/wetterticker/hitzewelle-indien-bis-zu-50-g

28.05.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Temperatures up to 50 degrees. In addition, the country has the worst plague of locusts in decades.

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https://www.wetteronline.de/wetterticker/hitzewelle-indien-bis-zu-50-g

https://www.focus.de/wissen/natur/47-000-hektar-land-sind-betroffen-in

More and more soil turns into wasteland every year

More than 30 % of the world's soils are affected, with an additional 10 million hectares being added each year.

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17.05.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

One third of pasture land and a quarter of all arable land and forests worldwide are affected. Biodiversity and thus life in the soil is also threatened. As a result, the regeneration of the soil is also at risk.

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https://www.bund-rlp.de/service/meldungen/detail/news/studie-boeden-we

https://www.gruene-bundestag.de/themen/biologische-vielfalt-naturschut

https://www.zeit.de/2019/06/erdboden-erdkruste-oekosystem-bodenfruchtb

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruchtfolge

Further links:

https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/themen/boden-landwirtschaft/bodenbelast

Werden die Glühwürmchen verschwinden?

Wegen dem Klimawandel?

https://taz.de/Neue-Untersuchung-zu-Insektensterben/!5669907/

08.03.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de
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Schuld daran, dass es immer weniger Glühwürmchen gibt, sind vor allem Pestizide und das trockenere und wärmere Klima, sagt eine Studie.

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https://taz.de/Neue-Untersuchung-zu-Insektensterben/!5669907/

Somalia and Pakistan declare a state of emergency over a plague of locusts

2.2.2020

https://www.br.de/nachrichten/deutschland-welt/heuschrecken-alarm-soma

04.02.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Huge swarms of locusts infest the fields. Very high harvest losses are expected. The Pakistani government says this is the worst locust infestation in more than two decades and has therefore declared a state of emergency in the east of the country.

Sources:

https://www.br.de/nachrichten/deutschland-welt/heuschrecken-alarm-soma

Further links:

https://www.dw.com/en/pakistan-declares-national-emergency-over-locust

East Africa suffers from a plague of locusts on a huge scale

https://m.dw.com/de/heuschrecken-fressen-ostafrika-kahl/a-52116420

26.01.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

The reason for this is the floods that have hit East Africa. Now the locusts eat everything bare. In Kenya, there is a swarm that is 60 km long by 40 km wide.

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https://m.dw.com/de/heuschrecken-fressen-ostafrika-kahl/a-52116420

https://www.stuttgarter-nachrichten.de/inhalt.plage-in-ostafrika-milli

https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/ostafrika-heuschreckenplage-101.html

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-26/locust-plague-in-east-africa-un

7 years without rain in Southafrica

https://www.n-tv.de/mediathek/videos/panorama/Suedafrikas-Wildtiere-ve

18.01.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de
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Africa's wildlife is dying because of the drought. Film about the current situation.

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https://www.n-tv.de/mediathek/videos/panorama/Suedafrikas-Wildtiere-ve

Nearly 300 Pacific green sea turtles found dead.

Mexico

https://www.ibtimes.com/red-tide-mexico-kills-nearly-300-endangered-gr

14.01.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Since Christmas, almost 300 Pacific green sea turtles have been found dead on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico due to a red algae bloom.

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https://www.ibtimes.com/red-tide-mexico-kills-nearly-300-endangered-gr

The hibernation period of brown bears is shortening due to global warming

https://m.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/erde-klima/wie-der-klimawandel-den-wi

02.01.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

The effects of the shortened hibernation period of bears on other animal species and humans have not yet been thoroughly investigated.

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https://m.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/erde-klima/wie-der-klimawandel-den-wi

https://www.newsweek.com/ukraine-bears-insomnia-hibernation-warm-winte

Tropical diseases now also in Germany

Climate change under suspicion

https://www.spiegel.de/gesundheit/diagnose/west-nil-fieber-weitere-fae

28.10.2019 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Several cases of West Nile fever have been detected in the Leipzig, Wittenberg and Berlin areas. Since the virus is not always dramatic, there may have been hundreds of other cases that have not been reported. The Zika virus is also occurring for the first time in Germany.

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https://www.spiegel.de/gesundheit/diagnose/west-nil-fieber-weitere-fae