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U.K. soldier on Malawi anti-poaching mission killed by elephant

World May 8, 2019

U.K. soldier on Malawi anti-poaching mission killed by elephant

A British soldier serving in Malawi with an anti-poaching operation has been killed by an elephant, the defense ministry said Tuesday. Mathew Talbot was on patrol Sunday in Liwonde National Park when "he was killed by an elephant," a spokesman told AFP. The director of Malawi's ...

2018 loss of tropical forest nearly as big as England

World / Science & Health Apr 26, 2019

2018 loss of tropical forest nearly as big as England

Last year humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the fourth-largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers reported Thursday. The pace of the loss is staggering — the equivalent of 30 football fields disappearing every minute ...