World cannot afford luxury animal trade in rhino horns, ivory, endangered species

A decade ago, the number of rhinoceros poached for their horns in southern Africa stood at about 60 each year – a cruel but relatively small illicit trade. Last year, more than 1300 rhinos fell to the poachers' guns.

The Age

Last updated on 07 October 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade