A crisis over the care of at-risk children has outraged Chileans. After initially reporting just 185 deaths, the government recently acknowledged that 865 children have died under the care of the National Service for Minors over 11 years.
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is collaring two young male elephants from the Amboseli region to better understand their migration routes. As Kenya’s population increases dramatically every year more land traditionally used by elephants as routes is being populated and developed and elephants have been impacted. IFAW intends to study data from the collared elephants movements to plot how this impact affects them.
Part of an art installation called ‘Boots on the Ground, Water & Air’ created by artist Mark Humphrey is pictured as part of a Remembrance Art Trail in association with the Royal British Legion ahead of Remembrance Sunday at Canary Wharf in east London on October 31, 2016.
In California, Proposition 64 is a November ballot initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
At Camp Howard in Mount Hood National Forest near Corbett, Ore., outdoor education is a rite-of-passage for Oregon public school students. It’s meant to instill a respect for nature in each generation, and studies show it improves attendance and boosts test scores.
A flowrider competes on an artificial wave during the Flow Tour 2016 in Santiago, Chile. Artificial waves are created by powerful pumps that throw thousands of liters of water against a wall. The size of the wave can be regulated to suit the skills of the surfer and can reach a height up to three meters.
Rome’s new convention center is named “The cloud” (“La Nuvola” in Italian) and designed by Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas.
A world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation was held on October 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.