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In Congo, a war for Africa's elephants

André Migifuloyo and Djuma Uweko lived together, worked together and last October died together fighting to protect Congo's elephants from voracious ivory-seeking poachers.

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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Preventing famine with mobile phones

With a mobile data collection app and satellite data, scientists will be able to predict whether a certain region is vulnerable to food shortages and malnutrition. The method has now been tested in the Central African Republic.

dateNov 19, 2015 in Engineering
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Poachers slaughter 30 elephants in DR Congo

Ivory-hungry poachers have killed 30 elephants in a Congolese national park in the past two weeks, park authorities said Monday, adding that the culprits were likely Sudanese militia.

dateMar 23, 2015 in Ecology
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