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A South African documentary looks at the social issues driving rhino poaching. Horn examines the conditions in the disadvantaged communities around game reserves. It won Best Conservation Film in New York City for its efforts to unpack the topic.
South African Department of Environmental Affairs is considering legalising trade in rhino horn as a medium-term solution to rhino poaching. This is just one of the measures that the department is undertaking to slow down the killing of the animals.
Visitors to The Cape Wheel will be able to contribute R5 to save the rhino, thanks to a partnership between the popular tourist destination, Mantis Collection and the Wilderness Foundation.
"Rhino horn is made of the same stuff as human nails. Still want some?" Conservation organisations WWF and TRAFFIC, as part of their campaign against the illegal wildlife trade, are running a series of myth-busting adverts aimed at encouraging Vietnamese citizens to stop buying or consuming rhino horn.