Elephants: Poaching Kills An Elephant Every 15 Minutes


The link below is to an article reporting on the poaching of elephants, including the statistic that an elephant is killed every 15 minutes by a poacher.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/every-15-minutes-elephant-killed-by-poachers.html

Iraq: First National Park – the Central Marshes of Iraq


The links below are to articles reporting on the naming of Iraq’a first national park – the Central Marshes of Iraq.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0819-hance-iraq-national-park.html
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/07/31/new-iraqi-national-park-may-be-a-game-changer/

Australia: Indigenous Language Map


The link below is to an article that reports on the recently developed ‘Indigenous Language Map,’ which is a crucial tool in preserving Aboriginal culture and languages in Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/mapping-aboriginal-language.htm