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Rhino Horn Trafficking in India [Podcast]

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In Episode 28 of Behind the Schemes, we’re talking about “Rhino Horn Trafficking in India” with Dr. Bibhab Talukdar, Chair of the IUCN Asian Rhino Specialist Group.

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Rhinos in 2012: Don’t Forget the Good News

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Despite the tragic news that South Africa’s rhino death toll reached 633 in mid-December 2012, the year actually marked extraordinary achievements in worldwide rhino conservation.

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World Rhino Day 2012 Success Stories!

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On September 22, the third annual World Rhino Day was celebrated, with over a dozen countries participating this year. World Rhino Day brought NGOs, zoos, rhino sanctuaries, and concerned citizens across the globe together to raise awareness and funds for the five species of rhinoceros.

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Today is World Rhino Day!

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Today — September 22nd, 2012 — is the Third Annual World Rhino Day: Five Rhino Species Forever!

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Enter Your Rhino Photos in the IRKA-IRF Rhino Calendar Contest

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The International Rhino Keeper Association is sponsoring a rhino photography contest, and the 12 winners will be featured in the IRKA-IRF 2013 Rhino Conservation Calendar.

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Almost All of the World’s Javan Rhinos Documented in One Video

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Park authorities in Indonesia’s Ujung Kulon National Park have compiled an incredible video which features footage of more than 30 Javan rhinos — nearly the entire population of this critically endangered species.

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Safeguarding of Javan Rhinos Continues to Improve

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The world’s only population of Javan rhinos will now be more closely monitored, thanks to the quadrupling of video camera traps by the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and WWF.

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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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New Year Sees Positive Start for Asian Rhinos

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The New Year seems to be starting off on a positive note for Asian rhinos, with encouraging news about greater one-horned, Javan, and Sumatran rhinos.

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Top Ten Rhino Stories of 2011

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For the second year in a row, we’ve compiled the Top Ten Rhino Stories of the year. And while many of the stories are unpleasant, all of them must be told.

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