World Rhino Day: 22 September

WORLD RHINO DAY: 22 SEPTEMBER Legal trade in rhino horn has been banned by CITES since 1977. Killing rhinos and selling rhino horn is illegal. Those involved are linked to transnational organised crime syndicates – much the same as human traffickers and drug cartels – which make a lot of money from those who buy rhino horn. […]

Effects of Trophy Hunting on Five of Africa’s Iconic Wild Animal Populations in Six Countries – Analysis

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC), states “that well-managed trophy hunting can provide both revenue and incentives for people to conserve and restore wild populations, maintain areas of land for conservation, and protect wildlife from poaching.” According to a much touted study by Lindsey et al (2006), trophy Hunting […]