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Africa poaching now a war, task force warns

The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa's leading anti-poaching coalition said Thursday, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global conflicts.

dateSep 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Rhino horn smugglers shift to jewellery: report

Rhino horn smugglers in South Africa are increasingly supplying the jewellery trade, marking a shift away from sales to traditional medicine makers, according to a new report published Monday.

dateSep 18, 2017 in Other
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Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa

The number of rhinos killed for their horns by poachers in South Africa dipped slightly in the first half of this year, but more than 500 were still slaughtered, the government announced Monday.

dateJul 24, 2017 in Ecology
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