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Samburu men attempt to fend-off a swarm of desert locusts flying over a grazing land in Lemasulani village, Samburu County, Kenya January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2LHE9A64LU

The swarm of locusts is the worst invasion in over 15 years. Image: REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

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On 9 March oil prices tumbled as much as 30%. Image: Markets Insider
Migrants walk towards the Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, near Edirne, Turkey March 1, 2020.
Migrants trying to reach the EU walk towards Turkey’s border with Greece. Image: Reuters/Huseyin Aldemir
Land and Ocean temperature departure from average Feb 2020, using 1981 - 2010 as base period.
February 2020 was the planet’s second-warmest February on record. Image: NOAA
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