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Carcasses of almost 90 elephants found in Botswana

Poachers have also targeted rhino in Botswana , after six white rhino carcasses were found in recent months. The country recently disarmed its anti-poaching unit under president Mokgweetsi Masisi. Despite a lack of fences on the worldwide border, data from tracking collars showed elephants retreating from Angola, Namibia and Zambia and deciding to stay within the boundaries of Botswana where it was thought to be safe.


PM determined to build pipeline, tackle climate change despite court ruling

PM determined to build pipeline, tackle climate change despite court ruling

Within the hour following the court decision, Kinder Morgan stakeholders voted with more than 99 percent majority to sell the existing pipeline to the Canadian government in a Crown corporation. After the two decisions were reached, Trudeau told reporters that he was looking forward to proceeding in the "right way" to complete the expansion project, which is expected to raise oil tanker traffic off British Columbia's coast from five tankers per month to 34 per month-threatening the already ...


International Space Station leak:

International Space Station leak: "Minute pressure leak" detected Wednesday evening

Because there was no indication of danger, the crew was allowed to go to sleep. Both NASA and ESA issued statements confirming the safety of space station crew members. "Overnight and in the morning there was an abnormal situation - a pressure drop, an oxygen leak at the station", Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin told Sky News .


Tropical storm warning in place for the US Gulf Coast

Tropical storm warning in place for the US Gulf Coast

A hurricane watch - meaning that hurricane conditions are possible - was put into effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. Rain is the main concern as South Florida is expected to get 2-4 inches Monday with 4-6 inches on the Gulf Coast. Isolated tornadoes are possible. Many factors will influence the storm's path in coming weeks, Ellis said, making threats uncertain at this time.


Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

NASA gave no details on the cause of the leak, but the head of Russia's State Space Corporation, Dmitry Rogozin, told the Russian news agency Tass that it appeared to be in a side compartment of the Soyuz space capsule attached the the station.


California lawmakers send strict 'net neutrality' laws to governor

California lawmakers send strict 'net neutrality' laws to governor

New York State is considering a net neutrality law that mirrors the California bill. SB 822's key provisions include banning internet service providers from discriminating for or against certain types of online traffic and prohibiting abusive "zero rating".