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Caterpillar plague in eastern Kazakhstan

Green caterpillars have flooded Shygys and Novoyavlenka villages in East Kazakhstan Oblast.

Caterpillar plague in eastern Kazakhstan
Snapshot from KTK TV channel video
Atyrau besieged by mosquitoes

Population of mosquitoes in and around Atyrau has increased significantly making the mosquito problem more tangible then ever.

Atyrau besieged by mosquitoes
Photo courtesy of sila-znaniy.com
Malaria mosquitoes spotted in Astana

Anopheles claviger, a malaria mosquito species uncommon for Kazakhstan, has been spotted in the wetlands near Astana.

Malaria mosquitoes spotted in Astana
© RIA Novosti
30 Almaty residents bitten by ticks

More than three dozens of Almaty residents have suffered tick bites since the beginning of the year.

30 Almaty residents bitten by ticks
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Locusts may destroy Kazakhstan's harvest in 2014

Aktobe grain farmers forecast a difficult year in 2014 because of the locusts outbreak.

Locusts may destroy Kazakhstan's harvest in 2014
Photo courtesy of ferretfamily.net
Bats could help fight mosquitos in Astana

Kazakhstan naturalist Atygai Yesenkulov offered to supply bats to Astana city to help it harness the mosquito population.

Bats could help fight mosquitos in Astana
Tengrinews.kz file photo
Kazakhstan and Russia join efforts to counter locusts

An insect invasion has been registered in the bordering Aktobe (Kazakhstan) and Orenburg (Russia) oblasts.

Kazakhstan and Russia join efforts to counter locusts
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Millions of moths mass on Madrid

Millions of moths have engulfed Madrid in a population explosion blamed on spring rains, a sudden blast of summer heat and winds that have wafted them in as unwelcome guests to the Spanish capital.

Millions of moths mass on Madrid
©REUTERS
Singapore fights back against worsening dengue outbreak

Singapore is fighting back against a rapidly worsening dengue epidemic by distributing insect repellants to every household and recruiting hundreds of disease control officers.

Singapore fights back against worsening dengue outbreak
Locusts outbreak expected in Kazakhstan
Locusts outbreak expected in Kazakhstan

A significant increase of the number of locusts is expected in Kazakhstan this year.

Locusts outbreak expected in Kazakhstan
Ticks. ©RIA NOVOSTI
860 people applied for aid after tick bites in South Kazakhstan oblast

860 people applied for aid after having been bitten by ticks in South Kazakhstan oblast, Otyrar channel reports.

860 people applied for aid after tick bites in South Kazakhstan oblast
Locust spreads at 2 million hectares in Kazakhstan
Locust spreads at 2 million hectares in Kazakhstan

Locust is spreading at two million hectares in Kazakhstan this year: Saktash Khasenov.

Locust spreads at 2 million hectares in Kazakhstan
Ticks. ©RIA Novosti
500 Almaty residents applied for aid after tick bites

Around 500 people have already applied for medical aid after tick bites in Almaty.

500 Almaty residents applied for aid after tick bites
South Kazakhstan threatened by Moroccan locust
South Kazakhstan threatened by Moroccan locust

Moroccan locust is attacking four villages in Saryagash region of South Kazakhstan oblast.

South Kazakhstan threatened by Moroccan locust
Ticks. ©RIA Novosti
Epidemiologists warn about ticks wakeup in Almaty

State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Department have warned Almaty city and Almaty oblast citizens about ixodic ticks wakeup.

Epidemiologists warn about ticks wakeup in Almaty
Mastrus Wasp. Photo courtesy of theage.com.au
Insects from Kazakhstan to help Australia save millions of dollars

An insect called ichneumon fly (Mastrus Wasp) could help Australia save millions of dollars.

Insects from Kazakhstan to help Australia save millions of dollars
Photo courtesy of sl.wikipedia.org
Aktobe attacked by destructive insects

Hordes of elm leaf beetlesattacked Aktobe.

Aktobe attacked by destructive insects
©RIA Novosti
Up to 20 people apply to Shymkent hospitals with scorpions bites every day

The insects became active because of a sharp raise in the weather temperature. According to doctors, the number of bitten people is three times higher than last year.

Up to 20 people apply to Shymkent hospitals with scorpions bites every day
Grasshopper plague. ©RIA Novosti
Tajik locusts threaten Kazakhstan crops

Tajik locust larvea is going to be the main threat for Kazakhstan wheat in the coming two years.

Tajik locusts threaten Kazakhstan crops
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