Rhino Horn

More Protection Proposed for Some of the Planet's Key Species - But Will It Be Enough?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

It's been a busy few weeks for wildlife globally! At the very end of April, Kenya made a statement to the world that there was only one place for ivor...

Fewer Rhinos Were Poached Last Year, But Should We Be Celebrating?

Rob Brandford | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK
Rob Brandford

Official figures released in South Africa have shown a slight decrease in the number of rhinos poached in 2015. In the first decline since 2007, offic...

Rhino Species At 'Tipping Point', Thanks To Latest Court Ruling

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

South Africa's high court has upheld a decision to legalise domestic sales of rhino horn, signalling the "tipping point" towards extinction for the sp...

Rhino Poaching Documentary Shows The True Extent Of The Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

A surge in demand for rhinoceros horn and pangolin scales across East Asia has led to an "epidemic" level of poaching in South Africa. As the numb...

Horns for Sale?

Mark Jones | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK
Mark Jones

The world's rhinos can't wait. We need to stop arguing about legalising trade, and instead focus on what we all want - greater protection for rhinos through better enforcement and reduced demand. Only then will the world have a chance of reversing the alarming and horrific impacts of poaching on these ancient and majestic creatures.

Time to Legalise the Trade in Rhino Horn?

Chantal Lyons | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK
Chantal Lyons

This is one argument that simply won't go away. Environmental researchers writing in the Science journal want the trade in rhino horn to be legalised, by selling shavings harvested from the horns of live rhinos in the hope that poachers won't just hack their faces off instead.

Rhinos in Crisis - and Why the Market Won't Save Them

Mark Jones | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK
Mark Jones

Some private rhino owners are calling for the international trade ban... to be lifted so that the stockpiles of horn from rhinos who have died or been dehorned can be sold off.