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Ballet in South African bush to raise awareness of rhino poaching

Ballet dancers perform at a conservancy in Limpopo province to raise funds for rhinos orphaned as a consequence of South Africa's ongoing poaching ...

3 Vietnamese arrested in Thailand for smuggling rhino horns

The group was busted trying to smuggle about $453,000 worth of rhino horns from Angola to Vietnam.

Say NO to illegal wildlife products!

The illegal wildlife trade is an urgent problem. A more urgent problem than most of us realize.
September 07, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

S.Africa opposes online rhino horn auction

The auction website is in English, but also in Chinese and Vietnamese.
August 20, 2017 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man arrested in Thailand for smuggling rhino horn from Angola

The horn had been hacked into pieces, but was detected by an x-ray scanner at the airport.
August 11, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

South Africa rhino poaching dips from record high

Rhino poaching in South Africa surged during 2008-2014 to meet burgeoning demand in newly affluent Asian countries such as Vietnam.
July 24, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Floods in India's northeast kill 40; endanger rare one-horned rhinos

The Brahmaputra river has burst its banks after torrential monsoon rains, swamping more than 2,500 villages in India's Assam state.
July 13, 2017 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam customs officers seize 1.5 kilos of rhino horn shipped on flight from Africa

The hidden shipment was identified as black rhino horn from the critically endangered species native to eastern and southern Africa.
May 08, 2017 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Kenya's last northern white rhino joins Tinder

Endangered white rhino joins Tinder to find a mate hoping to raise funds for fertility treatment.
April 26, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

South Africa's top court lifts ban on domestic sales in rhino horn

Critics are concerned that domestic rhino horn buyers could illicitly supply markets in Vietnam and China.
April 06, 2017 | 08:10 pm GMT+7

Saigon loves rhinos: Saving endangered animals, one graffiti at a time

Local and international artists come together in this beautiful street art campaign.
April 01, 2017 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes 100 kilograms of rhino horn from Kenya

The country is a hot market where a single kilogram of rhino horn can reportedly fetch up to $60,000.
March 15, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

White rhino killed by poachers at French zoo

It was the first ever such incident in Europe.
March 08, 2017 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Things are getting better for African rhinos, but don’t thank Vietnam yet

Fewer rhinos are being killed, but activists don’t think Vietnam as the main market has done anything worth praising.
February 28, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam destroys huge ivory, rhino horn cache

Conservationists have urged Vietnam's government to crack down on ivory and rhino horn smugglers.
November 12, 2016 | 06:59 pm GMT+7