On our radar this morning: more bad news for elephants.
- 89 elephants have been slaughtered in Chad (and ivory passed $2000 a kilogram on Asia’s black market). (Aljazeera)
- John Kerry pushes for an Antarctic Ocean Reserve in what he calls a “living laboratory.” (National Geographic)
- Ethanol’s promise and production is fading in rural America. (The New York Times)
- Wildfires already? Colorado braces itself for an early start to the season. (Grist)
- Some like it hot — really hot. Especially this man who braved 2,000 degree lava flows to take some amazing photos. (Treehugger)
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