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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 6

A succession of very sad post, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Fifth chapter: Let’s visit the Garamba National Park in the (so-called) Democratic Republic of … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 5

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … YES, PEOPLE TRY TO SAVE ELEPHANTS, DESPERATELY! But it’s in vain, I fear, the poachers and the greedy merchants of death are faster. I just met the former super-model Tatjana Patitz, who with her son joined the „David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust“ in Nairobi. It’s a … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS Rest In Peace, Giant Earwig!

A requiem for an animal, nobody liked, I think … I CAN’T IMAGINE MORE THAN THREE PERSONS who rejoiced when they saw one. The St. Helena Giant Earwig (Labidura herculanea in Latin) was a monster, at least 3 1/s inches long, with gripping pliers of incredible 1 1/2 inches – on their behind! Thanks god, … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 4

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears …   IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Fourth chapter: The rough figures – and the sad reality! More than 30 000 … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 3

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Third chapter: When governments in Africa sell seized ivory, the sale of illegal … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 2

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Second chapter: The poachers are the badly paid killers only, the real heavies, making … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 1

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all about the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. First: The horrible result of a profound research, published in the summer of … Continue reading »

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CRIME Better Avoid El Salvador!

It’s capital San Salvador has the highest murder rate in the world EL SALVADOR IS A TINY COUNTRY, HER SIZE EQUALS ISRAEL OR THE GERMAN STATE HESSIA, AND IT’S SMALLER THAN DJIBOUTI OR NEW JERSEY! But the capital, SAN SALVADOR, holds a unique world record: Nowhere are so many people murdered – and the murderers … Continue reading »

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CRIME The Greenlanders Must be Crazy!

23 % of all girls under 15 are raped there … – that’s the official figure GREENLAND IS BY FAR THE LARGEST ISLAND ON THE GLOBE, but has 56 000 inhabitants only! It belongs to the Skandinavian state of Denmark, is covered almost totally be permanent ice (despite its name, green is it only around … Continue reading »

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MONEY How The Chinese Conquer Africa

A message from poor „Mugabia“, formerly called rich Zimbabwe THIS IS A TOPIC, TOO FEW ARE TALKING ABOUT! How the Chinese, with their government’s backing, are taking over country after country in Africa. By financing and exciting much needed projects – roads, bridges, power stations, state buildings, apartment blocks, farmland, markets and so on – … Continue reading »

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