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CITES CoP17: Swaziland comes out fighting for a legal horn trade
Debate has raged between conservationists across the globe - will legalising the horn trade save rhinos or lead them to extinction?
40 rhino horns stolen from South African stockpile
Thieves broke into a South African provincial park safe, steeling 40 valuable rhino horns
Mozambique taking steps to tackle rhino poaching
Mozambique shows signs of stepping up law enforcement against the illegal wildlife trade
Vietnam driving South African poaching crisis
The wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic has just released a new comprehensive report into the South Africa - Vietnam rhino horn trade situation
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
Discussions on whether a moratorium on rhino hunting is needed
In a recent statement Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, said that she intended to “engage with the various provincial Environment MECs to look at the possibility of placing a moratorium on the hunting of rhinoceros.” She said that this was o
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.