UN urges immediate action as east African nations already experiencing devastating hunger see large areas of crops destroyed.
An infestation of tussock moths, which have the ability to quickly kill healthy Douglas fir trees, is on the move in British Columbia and the Ministry of Forests says it has now been found further north than ever before.
As climate change opens new regions to mosquitoes, Nepal suffers an outbreak of the painful viral disease that has sickened more than 9,000 people.
While there is no risk to human health, the species of moth can decimate forests
The North Shore is discovering what life is like under moth rule. Eclipses of moths have been flitting, fluttering and generally wreaking havoc around any light source over the past week.
Unusual webs spread across vegetation is likely related to a mass ballooning event, where spiders launched themselves in the air using the Earths magnetic charge and the wind.
They detect the presence of the 'Devil Fish' in Sinaloa; a threat to fishing and ecosystems
Fred Meyer is employing an aggressive pest-control plan after customers spotted mice in the store through Southcentral Alaska’s unusually warm summer.
Browning on birch leaves before time for the fall season transition.
"The spruce bark beetle epidemic currently ravaging Southcentral AK's spruce trees is well-known, but I haven't heard mention of other pests occurring in conjunction."
An unusually wet year is responsible for the biblical-seeming swarm of pallid-winged grasshoppers, according to entomologists.
"This is the first time I've seen this kind of caterpillar in this area."
The rusty tussock moth has invaded the tundra in the Nome area, an infestation of the species not seen this far north before.
The Capital Regional District recently issued an alert sheet for Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum).
Unusually high abundance of rusty tussock moth caterpillars in the Nome area.
"My family and I have been RV camping across Alaska for the last several years. This year, the mass amounts of dead spruce trees have been more apparent than any year prior."
The willow blotch leaf miner appears to be having a banner year in Whitehorse, likely because of hot, dry conditions in the city this spring.
Goldfish compete with native fish for food, potentially threatening an ecosystem.
Elodea was discovered in Alexander Lake in 2014 by researchers checking minnow traps. At the time, it covered 20 percent of the lake but now has spread to 90 percent.