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9 common myths from pro-rhino horn trade advocates - Africa Geographic Blog

9 common myths from pro-rhino horn trade advocates - Africa Geographic Blog | Rhino | Scoop.it
Let’s take a look at the nine most common myths perpetuated by rhino horn trade advocates.
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Tourism interests come to aid of rhino rescue - Travel Weekly

Tourism interests come to aid of rhino rescue - Travel Weekly | Rhino | Scoop.it
The Great Plains Foundation will for a limited time donate 100% of customer payments for stays at selected camps to help fund a program to remove rhinos from poaching hot zones.
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Sad news Western Black Rhino extinct

Sad news Western Black Rhino extinct | Rhino | Scoop.it
In nature, species go extinct, if you do not believe me ask the dinosaurs and woolly mammoths, or any other thousands of animals that have disappeared over time. That is just part of the natural o...
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Click here to save the rhino!

Click here to save the rhino! | Rhino | Scoop.it
The South African government is considering plans to make trade in rhino horn legal. Minister Edna Molewa can stop a misguided plan to allow local trade of rhino horn as a way stop poaching – but only if she hears from us.
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The Youngest Victims of Poaching: Orphaned Rhinos at Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park

The Youngest Victims of Poaching: Orphaned Rhinos at Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park | Rhino | Scoop.it
Photographer Billy Dodson joins orphaned rhino calves and witnesses, first-hand, the impact of poaching.
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To End Rhino Poaching We Must Revisit 1994 Not 2008

The following Op/Ed is by Peter Knights, Co-Founder and Executive Director of WildAid. If South Africa is looking to stop rhino poaching beyond improving the protection of Kruger National Park,wher...
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Limpopo Police Corner Three Rhino Poachers

Limpopo Police Corner Three Rhino Poachers | Rhino | Scoop.it
[SA Govt] Limpopo police have arrested three suspected rhino poachers believed to have been on their way to shoot and dehorn rhinos in Phalaborwa.
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Obama to sign anti-poaching order on Africa trip

Obama to sign anti-poaching order on Africa trip | Rhino | Scoop.it
President Obama will sign an executive order Monday that targets the illegal poaching of protected wildlife species in Africa, saying that it is in the U.S.
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Vets Help Severely Maimed African Rhinos That Survive Attack by Poachers

Vets Help Severely Maimed African Rhinos That Survive Attack by Poachers | Rhino | Scoop.it
Most of the rhinos are severely injured to be able to survive but a group of vets are making sincere efforts in rescuing the animals and providing complete treatment to the badly injured rhinos.

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Two more rhinos killed in Tsavo as poaching escalates

Two more rhinos killed in Tsavo as poaching escalates | Rhino | Scoop.it
Two Rhinos have been killed in Tsavo in yet another incident of increased poaching in the region.
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SANParks releases shocking 2013 Rhino stats

SANParks releases shocking 2013 Rhino stats | Rhino | Scoop.it
Twenty-five rhino have been killed in Limpopo this week alone, as the total for the year keeps climbing.
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Twitter / traveIing: This rare white rhino has armed ...

Twitter / traveIing: This rare white rhino has armed ... | Rhino | Scoop.it
This rare white rhino has armed anti-poaching guards protecting it 24 hours a day http://t.co/PCwXEMD9aY
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Safarious Video - The Risks of Legal Trade in Rhino Horn

Safarious Video - The Risks of Legal Trade in Rhino Horn | Rhino | Scoop.it
"A Nick Chevallier production for the Conservation Action Trust and OSCAP, that illustrates the folly of legalising the trade in Rhino Horn, and the dire effects that this could have on the survival of the species.
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Rhino Friday Why Conviction Rates for Wildlife Crimes are so Low

Rhino Friday Why Conviction Rates for Wildlife Crimes are so Low | Rhino | Scoop.it
Another in the series of stories via Ayesha Cantor regarding the continuing rhino crisis in South Africa.
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'Poison horn to make consumers infertile'

'Poison horn to make consumers infertile' | Rhino | Scoop.it
A novel twist on the controversial practice of injecting poison into the horns of living rhinos has been suggested by an Indian doctor: the addition of gossypol, a natural phenol derived from the c...
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WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The Sickening Truth (English)

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: This film contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised. The rhino featured in this film was discovered in March 2013 by ran...
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OPINION: To End Rhino Poaching We Must Revisit 1994 Not 2008

The following Op/Ed is by Peter Knights, Co-Founder and Executive Director of WildAid. If South Africa is looking to stop rhino poaching beyond improving the protection of Kruger National Park,wher...
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Second skin graft procedure for rhino Thandi at Kariega - Kariega

Second skin graft procedure for rhino Thandi at Kariega - Kariega | Rhino | Scoop.it
Following her skin graft procedure one month ago, Thandi underwent a follow-up procedure yesterday in which doctors and surgeons undertook to assess which of the three skin graft methods applied in June had worked best, as well as to apply further...
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Can we afford to experiment with rhinos?

Can we afford to experiment with rhinos? | Rhino | Scoop.it
The recent announcement by the South African Minster of Environment, expressing the South African Government’s endorsement of a proposal to sell rhino horn, is disconcerting, albeit not surprising.
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SA’s trade plan is ‘reckless endangerment of wild rhinos’ — EIA International

SA’s trade plan is ‘reckless endangerment of wild rhinos’ — EIA International | Rhino | Scoop.it
The EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.
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The Last Rhinos Find Refuge in World Heritage Sites | Visual.ly

The Last Rhinos Find Refuge in World Heritage Sites | Visual.ly | Rhino | Scoop.it
After thriving for 20 million years, critically endangered rhino species find a last refuge in UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Saving South African Rhinos Injured While Poaching

Saving South African Rhinos Injured While Poaching | Rhino | Scoop.it
UK researchers are developing treatment options for rhinos injured while poaching.
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Rise of the anti-rhino poaching drones | DefenceWeb

Rise of the anti-rhino poaching drones | DefenceWeb | Rhino | Scoop.it
As poaching incidents continue to rise, conservationists look to smart technologies to save the planet's wildlife. Adam Rosman spent much of March in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, in KwaZulu-Natal..

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Nigel Brown's curator insight, June 17, 2013 10:10 PM

Great to hear positive press about non-military applications of drones

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No, Legalizing Rhino Horn Probably Won’t Save Animals from Poaching

No, Legalizing Rhino Horn Probably Won’t Save Animals from Poaching | Rhino | Scoop.it
Legalizing trade didn't deter poachers from killing more tigers and elephants, and it won't help the rhinos, either (Thoughtful article on whether rhino horn should be legalised, from @SmithsonianMag http://t.co/VvyXJM4Kuc)...
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