India: Nearly 300 Wild Elephant Deaths in Orissa, Over 1/3 Killed by Electric Shock & Hanging Electricity Wires – Other causes of deaths include poaching, poisoning by farmers, & being hit by trains. Shrinking habitat has led to conflict with people & the deaths of many of the protected animals.

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Swedish Town Exports Its Unemployed to Norway – Jobless rate in the eurozone rose to a new high of 11.6%. So what do you do when you’re a town of 12,000 with a youth unemployment problem? Make it some other town’s problem, apparently.

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