Spreading or swarming in of various kinds of insects over or in a troublesome manner. Proliferation of insects or animal pests affecting communities, agriculture, cattle or stored perishable goods; for example locusts, African bees, etc. source: GLIDE
14 Mar 2014, WSL
Southern Switzerland emerges as a hotspot of the effects of climate change, according to a new study, 'CH2014-Impacts'. Among its findings, bark beetle is putting spruce trees all over Switzerland under increasing pressure as an additional generation of pests could hatch each year due to the rising temperatures...
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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