“The Royal Thai Police have seized more than a dozen unregistered and illegally registered elephants. … The [registration] system does not require owners’ proof that the animals were born in captivity. The system thus opens the door to the laundering of elephant calves.” (

‘Seizing’ elephants seems a sizeable challenge, especially if they’re lathered up.


“Scientists have previously added iron to the ocean … as a possible geoengineering solution to capture carbon from the atmosphere.” (

Iron, carbonic acid… Those cunning boffins are after a certain iconic orange beverage.