Legalising the horn trade
The current poaching crisis in South Africa has provoked a huge debate about the best way to stop poaching and save African rhino populations, including legalising the rhino horn trade
Tackling the demand for rhino horn
Over the past six years, rhino poaching has increased by a staggering and unprecedented amount and is mainly attributed to the growing demand for rhino horn from Vietnam. So can this surge in demand be tackled?
Is elephant and rhino poaching funding terrorism?
Illegal wildlife trafficking is one of the world's top criminal activities – ranked alongside drugs, arms and human trafficking. A number of recent reports have claimed that elephant and rhino poaching is being used to fund terrorism activities.
The Vietnam question
Why has demand for rhino horn increased in Vietnam and how is the country involved in the rhino poaching crisis?