The theft of rhino horns from Western museums is driven by a mixture of medieval superstition and a booming Chinese economy. Western economies are no longer booming, but keeping rhino horns in our museums is as medieval as it gets. Get rid of them.
Wildlife parks in south-east England are on high-alert after a tip off about a plot to hunt rhinos. Poachers in Africa regularly
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.
The Duke of Cambridge has called people involved in the illegal trade of rhino horn "extremely ignorant, selfish and utterly