Honduran army goes to war against invading bugs

A soldier cuts logs from trees affected by a southern pine beetle (Dentroctomus frontalis) plague in a forested area in Talanga on November 9, 2015A tree-munching bug called Dentroctomus frontalis, more commonly known in North and Central America as the southern pine beetle. It has always been present in Honduras, in smaller numbers. A new report released this week during a UN climate change conference in Paris warned that Honduras, along with Myanmar and Haiti, is top of a new list of nations hardest hit by threats from increased global temperatures.

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