Save the elephants

B.C. man’s Google Elephant system
helps save elephants in Africa

Jake Wall, a PhD geography student at the University of British Columbia, helps put a satellite GPS tracking collar on an elephant in northern Kenya. Photo courtesy of Jake Wall

Jake Wall, a PhD geography student at the University of British Columbia, helps put a satellite GPS tracking collar on an elephant in northern Kenya.
(Photo courtesy of Jake Wall)

Level 3

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun

Jake Wall, a PhD student at UBC
in Vancouver, Canada, has invented
a device to help save elephants.
Wall tracks elephants by using
smartphones and Google Earth.
For 10 years, Wall has worked with
Save the Elephants in Kenya, East Africa.
He hopes his new invention
will help stop poaching.


Watch the YouTube video explaining how the new tracking system
in Kenya works:

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B.C. First Nation wins land claim

Chief Roger William welcomes the decision. (Photo: Nick Procaylo/The Province)

Chief Roger William welcomes the decision.
(Photo: Nick Procaylo/The Province)

Level 3 

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Bullying

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A boy shoves another boy into a locker.
(Photo: iStockphoto)

Level 2

Adapted from bullyingcanada.ca; thebullyproject.com;
and The Vancouver Sun.

Bullying happens when a person or people
hurt or scare another person,
again and again.

Bullying is wrong.
Bullies want to make a person feel small and powerless.

Here are four examples of bullying:

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for part 2 of this series.

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