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Reading beyond the statistics: Why South Africa’s poaching crisis isn’t over
Reading beyond the headlines, what do South Africa's latest poaching statistics tell us?
Leading environmental organisations in Namibia hold China accountable for increased wildlife crime
Supported by 40 organisations including Save the Rhino Trust, our key partner in Namibia, an open letter to China's Ambassador to Windhoek calls on the Chinese government to acknowledge the scale of Chinese involvement in wildlife crime and "make good."
CITES CoP17: How will China and Viet Nam fare?
At CoP17, how will China and Viet Nam fare given their role in the illegal trade in rhino horn?
Poacher arrests in Zimbabwe's Save Valley
This month in Zimbabwe, more than a dozen alleged poachers – including the nephew of a prominent MP - have been apprehended by the authorities in connection with poaching incidents, some of which are related to the Lowveld region.
More than 150 rhinos killed in South Africa this year
More than 150 rhinos have been killed in South Africa this year. This is almost double the figure released only a month ago, and almost half of the total number of rhinos killed in the entire of 2010
UK government calls on rhino horn consumer countries to act, via CITES meeting in Geneva
The UK government is calling on East Asian countries to mount 'appropriately targeted' awareness-raising campaigns to dispel the myth that rhino horn is an effective type of medicine, against a backdrop of alarming levels of rhino poaching.
Time Magazine article - Killing Fields: Africa's rhinos under threat
A recent article in Time Magazine highlights the current rise in rhino poaching and the increasing Asian demand and illegal trade which is driving the current crisis.
Africa's rhino face worst poaching crisis in decades
Africa’s top rhino experts recently met in South Africa to assess the status of rhinos across the continent and to identify strategies to combat the poaching crisis.
South Africa wages war against ruthless poachers
David Smith writes in The Guardian on how the South African authorities are stepping up their response to the rhino poaching crisis.
Sentencing for poachers
This month, Tichaona Mutyairi, a Zimbabwe rhino poacher with the infamous Mazhongwe gang, was sentenced to 17 years in jail after being captured during an exchange of gunfire with the police in October 2009.