How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change

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Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just have a role to play in the fight against climate change.

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https://earther.gizmodo.com/how-elephants-may-help-africa-s-rainforests-fight-clima-1836379056

A Young Swordsman Faces an Uncertain Future in African-Inspired Fantasy Epic The Rage of Dragons

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According to author Evan Winter’s official bio, the British-born son of South African parents was inspired to start writing when his own son was born, and “he realized that there weren’t many epic fantasy novels featuring characters who looked like him.” His African-inspired debut The Rage of Dragons helps fill that…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-young-swordsman-faces-an-uncertain-future-in-african-1834613144