Latest articles on Rhino Conservation

Rhino trade in the heart of darknets

Trafficking in endangered species is increasingly moving online. Roxanne Joseph investigates the networks that facilitate these transactions

Rhino, elephant, lion fates to be decided at Cites

The most important conservation meeting in a generation will see debates on the future of more than 500 species.

Billionaire Wiese refunded after unauthorised rhino sale

Christo Wiese is just one of a number of potential buyers who've been refunded their deposits to buy rhino from SANParks.

First two months sees 146 rhino killed

This year 146 rhino have been killed so far, after 1 004 were killed in a record-breaking 2013.

Rhino hunting permit auctioned – despite death threats

A permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia has been auctioned off in Dallas, US for $350 000 in a bid to raise money for conservation.

Govt’s push to legalise rhino horn trade splits experts

Opinion is divided between those who think legalising the horn trade will save the animal and those who think the move will be ineffective.

Think local to save rhino

Research shows that communities are eager to be involved in fighting poaching.

Sculptors of the bush

Why do the two species of African rhinoceroses matter so much?

Clean up the fund-raising act

Concerns over people who use the name and image of the rhino to raise funds.

Time is running out

The latest official figures show that rhino deaths have continued to soar almost unchecked.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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