Banner image – © JohanSwanepoel, licensed from Adobe i-stock Barbara Dallas Creecy, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has invited… Read more Rhino Horn Trade – Public Consultation
Category: White rhino
Proposed return to ivory and rhino horn trading
Banner image courtesy of Environmental Investigation Agency Petition: “Don’t let CITES delist Elephants and Rhinos as endangered animals!,” Care2Petitions The Convention… Read more Proposed return to ivory and rhino horn trading
“Fortress Conservation”- Saving ‘Big Boy’
Banner image – A generic White rhino picture Saving ‘Big Boy’ There is a rhino, a bull White rhino around 10… Read more “Fortress Conservation”- Saving ‘Big Boy’
New Twist in South Africa’s Rhino Horn Trade
Banner: Courtesy of SanWild, picture of a rhino killed by poachers for its horn On 26 November 2015, South Africa’s, Pretoria High… Read more New Twist in South Africa’s Rhino Horn Trade
Who’s Actually Killing and ‘Making a Killing’ from Rhino?
By Andrew Van Ginkel, Durban, South Africa, 19 April 2016 Pseudo-hunting, Trophy Hunting and Rhino Poaching South Africa is home to… Read more Who’s Actually Killing and ‘Making a Killing’ from Rhino?
Is South Africa a Worthy Host for CoP17?
In September 2016, CITES will convene the Conference of Parties (CoP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, questions have to be raised… Read more Is South Africa a Worthy Host for CoP17?
Trophy Hunting and ‘Conservation’
Banner: Photo by Hans Stieglitz via Wikimedia Commons In the past week or so, we have had some horrific numbers… Read more Trophy Hunting and ‘Conservation’
Rhino Poaching in South Africa
Rhino poaching numbers in South Africa dropped slightly in 2015, with 1,175 rhinos slaughtered (826 in Kruger National Park), 317… Read more Rhino Poaching in South Africa
IWB Petition to UK Government
Call to enhance protection of White and Black rhinoceros, African lions and African elephants IWB Petition to UK Government Petition open to British… Read more IWB Petition to UK Government
Opportunity to Increase the Protection of Wildlife
CITES(1) (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora) has been in force since 1975, it now… Read more Opportunity to Increase the Protection of Wildlife