We’re tiptoeing around China and we have not challenged the statement released by a government spokesperson, who said that the execution of our citizen will in no manner have an effect on the trade relationship between the said countries.
We as South Africans will have to start applying a lot of pressure on our government to secure the future of our rhinos. More so, I believe private companies can also start getting involved.
If the US can have photos of “missing children” and “most wanted criminals” printed on milk cartons, why can’t corporates in SA get involved in the same manner with regard to our rhino?
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 ...
In an effort to increase the population of the endangered South-central Black Rhinoceros of South Africa, conservationists from the WWF and local partners are moving the animals to new territories as part of the Black Rhino ...
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature is officially declaring the western black rhino of Africa extinct. In its latest assessment of the situation, the IUCN says two other sub-species of rhinoceros also are close to extinction.
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.
The two Fairy Glen rhino, whose horns were hacked off by poachers after the animals had been drugged, are still alive after eight days – and game reserve owner Pieter de Jager believes they may pull through.
“The female is looking better. I’m very positive about her. The male is still in danger. He’s blind, and I’m hoping it’s an infection, but the vet said it would be permanent. He walked alright for two days and then walked in circles.
“But yesterday (Sunday) he stood up and walked straight to the water hole and lay in the water for half the day to cool off.
“Then he stood up and I gave him his lucerne. He ate that and went back to the water,” De Jager said.
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 ...
In the remote jungles of North East India, Intel company 'sleuths' have been deployed to eradicate rhino poaching by placing camera traps and nabbing the offendors. Kaaziranga National Park in Assam is home to two thirds ...
“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.
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong customs agents have confiscated a shipment of rhino horns and ivory worth about 17.4 million Hong Kong dollars ($2.2 million) – their biggest seizure of smuggled endangered species products, officials said Tuesday.