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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.
Poisoning rhino horns
Ed Hern, owner of the Rhino and Lion Reserve near Johannesburg, made a statement claiming that he was planning to inject the horns of the rhinos on his game reserve with poison in an effort to deter poachers.
Environmental campaigners have called on Britain to take a clear lead in opposing the proposals by Tanzania and Zambia to sell their ivory stocks, which will be voted on at the next meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
Sumatran rhino pregnancy
Conservationists across the world are celebrating a pregnancy in one of the world's most endangered species, the Sumatran rhino. The pregnancy of female Ratu and male Andalas is giving hope to international rhino biologists.
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.