Browsing the archives for the legalized rhino horn trade tag

‘CITES and the Rhino Horn Trade’ [Slideshow]

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This informative 30-page slideshow presentation points out that the solutions to the rhino crisis can be found in increased protection in all implicated states through international and national legislation, improved enforcement, stiffer penalties, and demand reduction – not legalized trade.

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Effective Immediately: Illegal to Trade Rhino Horn Trophies in UK

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Rhino horn trophies can no longer be traded in the UK. The European Commission has taken additional steps to crack down on abuse of legal trade loopholes: Effective immediately, it is now illegal to sell antique rhino horn trophies and mounted rhino horns in the UK. Authorities became suspicious after a surge of buyers from […]

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Reports of More Rhinos Arriving in China from South Africa

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There are continuing accounts of live rhinos being shipped from South Africa to Chinese zoos. As many as six white rhinos have reportedly been imported to China from South Africa during the last four months. Two are said to be at the Tianjin Zoo, and the other four are believed at this time to be […]

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