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Hotter weather could spur crop-eating bugs

HUNGRY FOR MORE:If the planet’s temperature rises by 1.5°C, wheat and rice losses from insects would rise by a third as insects’ metabolisms speed up, researchers said


“It really paints a picture that is a lot more dire,” Overpeck said, calling it “vegetation chaos.”

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