Indian officials have struggled for weeks to contain the country’s worst locust invasion in decades, as the insects have moved from western regions to the New Delhi and other areas despite efforts to douse crops with pesticides and kill swarms using drones
Locust Swarms – What are they, how come they are in India and should you be worried? .
In this episode of Invasion of Species, Shashwat Das, a filmmaker answers these questions.
The locust devours crops and leaves serious agricultural damage in their wake. Plagues of locusts have devastated societies since the Pharaohs led ancient Egypt, and they still wreak havoc today. In this episode learn what led to the formation of locust swarms and what’s being done to deal with them