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Vietnam: Making it Socially Unacceptable to Use Rhino Horn

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Education for Nature-Vietnam — a Vietnamese NGO — is leading the charge to stop the consumption of rhino horn with a campaign to increase negative social attitudes towards rhino horn users.

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South Africa: 668 Rhinos Killed in 2012

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A total of 668 rhinos were massacred in South Africa in 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

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‘Ferrari Factor’ Driving Rhino Horn Trade in Vietnam

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The preliminary results of an ongoing investigation by Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) suggest that a “strong desire to flaunt new money” may be more significant than the cancer cure myth in the current rhino horn craze.

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Lion Skeletons, Bones and Trophies Exported to Asia from South Africa 2000 — 2010 [Infographic]

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We’re continuing our discussion about the link between rhino horn trade and lion bone trade with an infographic showing lion skeletons, bones, and trophies exported to Asia (including Russia) from South Africa, 2000 — 2010.

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Rhino Horns and Trophies Exported to Asia from South Africa 2000 – 2010 [Infographic]

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Infographic showing rhino horns and trophies exported to Asia (including Russia) from South Africa, 2000 — 2010.

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South Africa: Vietnamese Rhino Horn Smuggler Case Postponed

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A Vietnamese man identified as That Thai Dung who was arrested at South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport with three rhino horns in his luggage will make a second court appearance next month.

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South Africa: Five Vietnamese ‘Trophy Hunters’ Denied Permits

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Ingogo Safaris’ application for hunting permits for five Vietnamese citizens was denied after certain conditions concerning the “hunters” were not met.

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Trophy Hunt Scam: Another Thai National Arrested in Rhino Horn ‘Prostitute’ Case

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A Thai national identified as Tool Sriton has reportedly been arrested in connection with the rhino horn laundering scheme involving Marnus Steyl, Chumlong Lemtongthai, and Punpitak Chunchom.

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Leading the Way: Vietnamese NGO Launches Rhino Horn Trade Awareness Campaign

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Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) has kicked off an innovative campaign to reduce demand for rhino horn. This is especially significant because Vietnam is one of Asia’s main rhino horn consumer markets.

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Horns Up for NBC ‘Rock Center’ Rhino Crisis Episode #RockCenter #rockcenterrhinos

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Last night’s highly anticipated episode of NBC’s “Rock Center with Brian Williams” did an outstanding job of bringing the rhino crisis to the American TV audience.

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