Dayarathne Hewage

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African Elephants May Be Extinct By 2020 Because People Keep Eating With Ivory Chopsticks

Chopsticks, hair pins, pendants, trinkets: These are why African elephants are dying in droves.<p>In 2013, more than 35,000 elephants across Africa were killed for their ivory, which is often carved and sold as ornaments, jewelry and other gift items. China is a major importer of ivory, where it’s …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

Ashan Shamika Bandaranayake

Amazon is employing 15,000 extra staff to cater for Christmas shopping. But a BBC investigation has discovered that staff risk their own physical and mental health in working there. An undercover worker was expected to collect orders every 33 seconds:

An Australian family has broken a Christmas lights world record after they decorated their home with 502,165 individual lights- reclaiming the record they lost to a family from New York last year. More here:

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …