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Australia hit by Plague of Locusts

Video Report: An area of farmland the size of Spain could be destroyed by a swarm of locusts in western Australia. Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia are all affected, with hundreds of farmers reporting that locust eggs

Australia: The Day Of The Locust

Video Report: The drought breaking rain over Eastern Australia is having an unwelcome and potentially devastating side effect. Farmers in four states are bracing themselves for a plague of locusts.

Locust plague Hits Australia

EXCELLENT growing conditions have raised the prospect of the best winter crops ever harvested in NSW, valued at $2.8 billion. But the looming threat of “biblical” numbers of locusts ravaging an area the size of Spain remains a huge headache