“It’s not just one species, it seems there’s basically a kind of wholesale collapse of wild insects,” says Dave Goulson, a co-author of a new study published in the online journal PLoS ONE on Wednesday.
Whether it's a scientific study in an online database or a simple cellphone photo of a species posted on Facebook, the surge of online data on rare animals and plants is inadvertently fueling a vast illegal trade.
This is the second time Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have been attacked by wild elephants in the area. Earlier two Rohingya — an elderly person and a child — were killed by elephants as they were sleeping in a makeshift shelter.
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