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Chad on the hunt for elephant poachers

Following an elephant massacre on 24th July, the president of Chad sent soldiers (including helicopters) to the Mayo Lemie – Chari Baguiri area to try and catch the poachers. Poachers…

Markhors make a comeback

A critically endangered, large wild goat named the markhor is the national animal of Pakistan.  In good news from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the population of markhors has been…

Climate change and extreme weather

Climatologists have released a report that indicates that climate change is not only a threat to the future, but is having consequences in present day weather systems. Texans experienced a…

The soccer ball that produces electricity

Two university graduates have successfully invented a soccer ball that produces electricity. Jessica O. Matthews and Julia Silverman - graduates of Harvard University have invented a soccer ball that converts…