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Prince William Speaks Up for Rhinos [Video]

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Rhinos have a royal friend in Prince William, who told BBC News that those who participate in the illegal rhino horn trade are “extremely ignorant, selfish, and utterly wrong”.

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2012 Declared International Year of the Rhino

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President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia has declared June 5th, 2012, as the beginning of the International Year of the Rhino. It is a fitting proclamation, as Indonesia is home to the world’s rarest rhino species: Javan and Sumatran rhinos.

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Zimbabwe: Rhino Death Toll Continues to Rise

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A mother rhino and her four-month-old calf were found slain in Zimbabwe’s Gwayi Conservancy Area.

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South Africa: 220 Rhinos Killed in 142 Days

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South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has announced that the 2012 rhino death toll has already reached a staggering 220.

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South Africa: 210 Rhinos Killed in 128 Days

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According to the latest news released by South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs, the country’s rhino death toll has risen to 210 since the beginning of the year.

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Cinco de Rhino: Help International Rhino Foundation Protect Rhinos! #cincoderhino2012

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The International Rhino Foundation has set an ambitious target of raising $10,000 on “Cinco de Rhino” — May 5th — and you can help make it happen!

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South Africa: 199 Rhinos Killed in 120 Days

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South Africa’s rhino death toll has risen to at least 199 since the start of 2012, according to the most recent statement made by the country’s Department of Environmental Affairs.

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Kenya Rhino Killings Lead to Increased Security

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Tragedies in Kenya. Security has been increased in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Solio Ranch, following the recent discovery of two separate rhino killing incidents. Staff WriterSaving Rhinos website: savingrhinos.org | Blog: Rhino Horn is NOT Medicine | Web series and podcast: Behind the Schemes | World Rhino Day: worldrhinoday.org |More Posts – Website – Twitter […]

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‘Legal’ Trade in Rhino Horn is an Old Agenda, Not a New Solution

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Although the notion of “legalizing” the trade in rhino horn has recently been touted as a “solution” to the rhino crisis, it turns out that the same agenda was proposed 15 years ago — during a year when four rhinos were killed in South Africa.

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Update: No Sale of ‘Rhino Horn Powder’ in Southern Africa

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A quick follow up to the shocking news that the KAZA partner states planned to “sell rhino horn powder in clinics and pharmacies”, as reported earlier this week in South Africa: Reliable sources close to the situation have indicated that this information is an unsubstantiated rumor.

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