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Illegal South African rhino killings hit record high

Illegal South African rhino killings hit record high | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Final 2011 death toll of 448 represents one rhino lost every 20 hours, a slaughter driven by increased Asian demand for horn...
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Rhino horns found in MDC-T minister’s car – HERALD « National « ZimEye

Rhino horns found in MDC-T minister’s car – HERALD « National « ZimEye | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
LOCAL Government, Rural and Urban De-velopment Deputy Minister Cecil Zvidzai (MDC-T) has been named in a case in which three men were arrested in possession of… (RT @savetherhino: Zimbabwe: MDC-T Minister accused of involvement in rhino poaching after...
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Poachers` sentences welcomed - Newswatch - East Coast Radio

Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife has applauded the 10-year sentences handed to two men who have been found guilty of illegally being in possession of a white rhino horn.
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Eyewitness News: Poached rhino regains sight

One of the rhinos that was dehorned on a Worcester nature reserve has regained its sight.

 

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‘Rhino’ cops seek bail in court | The New Age Online

Two Mpumalanga police officers, suspected of being linked to a rhino poaching syndicate, are scheduled to apply for bail on Wednesday.

 

Sad when the "good guys" turn traitor!

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How to win the war against poachers - Daily News | Opinion | IOL.co.za

There is no single silver bullet to solve the complex issue of saving the rhino...

 

...if you want to achieve a strategic goal, there must be alignment on the overall vision as well as a clear strategy of how to get there...

 

In the rhino support groups there is no such alignment...

 

In the meantime, the rhino poachers demonstrate a singular purpose in killing rhinos and removing their horns...

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Rhino horn demand leads to record poaching | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa

Rhino horn demand leads to record poaching | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
WWF report, rhino poaching in South Africa, via Kevin Bewick, Anti Poaching Intelligence Group.
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Legalbrief - Free State game farmer appears with rhino accused

Legalbrief - Free State game farmer appears with rhino accused | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

A game farmer appears with rhino accused in court. Who can be trusted?

-Legalbrief - a daily alert of important legal news...

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Green rangers arm up to protect rhinos

The illegal trafficking of wildlife and animal products is the third largest criminal industry in the world where black rhinos are particularly prized by poa...
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Worst ever year for rhino poaching in South Africa

Worst ever year for rhino poaching in South Africa | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
At a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) last year, the international community concluded that the increase in rhino poaching has been caused largely by demand for horn ...
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The South East Asia Weekly » 341 Rhinos Killed from Poaching for ...

The South East Asia Weekly » 341 Rhinos Killed from Poaching for ... | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
“It's hardly surprising the horn was missing from the last rhino as Vietnam is the preeminent market destination for illegally sourced rhino horns,” says Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC rhino programme coordinator.
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The Killing Of Rhino In South Africa Is Getting Ridiculous! | PharSide ...

The Killing Of Rhino In South Africa Is Getting Ridiculous! | PharSide ... | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
I don't know about you, but over the past few months we've been hearing more and more stories of Rhino poaching making their way into the news, along.
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Nikela Asks:Save Rhino “A” by Killing Rhino “B”?

Nikela Asks:Save Rhino “A” by Killing Rhino “B”? | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Rhino trophy hunting continues in name of funding conservation despite 778 rhinos killed in South Africa by poachers, illegal wildlife trafficking (2010/2011)...

 

Okay to kill rhino "B" to save rhino "A"?

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Defending the Rhino

Defending the Rhino | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
As demand for rhino horn soars, police and conservationists in South Africa pit technology against increasingly sophisticated poachers...
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Vietnamese Nationals Caught Smuggling Rhino Horns In South Africa

Vietnamese Nationals Caught Smuggling Rhino Horns In South Africa | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
A pair of Vietnamese smugglers have been arrested at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport for attempting to smuggle rhino horns and elephant ivory out of the country.
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Xmas cheer over for rhino poachers - Sowetan LIVE

The five suspects were found in possession of two rhino horns and a rhino carcass was found in the Hoedspruit area shortly after their arrest.

 

Limpopo police spokesman Brigadier Hangwane Mulaudzi said the five were caught in a crackdown operation spearheaded by the Crime Intelligence and Organised Crime (Hawks) Units...

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Rhino News: Vietnam Moves Against Wildlife Trafficking | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa

Rhino News: Vietnam Moves Against Wildlife Trafficking | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Since World Rhino Day (9/22/11) Vietnam has been in the news for moving against wildlife trafficking, good news for protecting wildlife in Africa.
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Zoo marches for rhinos - 15-Nov-11: Poaching South Africa article

Zoo marches for rhinos - 15-Nov-11: Poaching South Africa article | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Zoo marches for rhinos by : EDICATED (Zoo marches for rhinos - EDICATED zoo staff made their feelings about rhino poaching be known when they left their j...)...
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A scary time for Rhinos - ABC Canberra - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A scary time for Rhinos - ABC Canberra - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Elegant? Not really. Photogenic? Perhaps not. On the verge of extinction? Pretty much.
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Footage Search Announces Exclusive HD Rhino Poaching Footage ...

Footage Search Announces Exclusive HD Rhino Poaching Footage ... | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Footage Search announces the release of exclusive new video of a Black Rhinoceros brutally poached for it's horn. Illegally hunted and severely injured, the rhino is examined by game wardens in graphic detail, and is seen ...
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New anti-poaching equipment for Kruger - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za

New anti-poaching equipment for Kruger - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
RT @IDDickinson: New anti-poaching equipment for Kruger: http://t.co/6MRLOQk5 #rhino...
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Bloc to introduce joint anti-poaching policies - The Citizen Daily

Bloc to introduce joint anti-poaching policies - The Citizen Daily | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Bloc to introduce joint anti-poaching policiesThe Citizen DailyMinister of Natural Resources and Tourism Ezekiel Maige said the joint efforts were necessary to curb rising illegal trade in wildlife in the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
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