Press Release: Johannesburg March for Elephants and Rhinos

Press Release On Heritage Day, Saturday 24th September 2016  the seventeenth meeting of the conference of the parties to CITES (COP17) the world’s largest wildlife conference, opens at the Sandton Convention Centre.  With its 183 members CITES remains the world’s most powerful tool in the conservation, through the regulation of the international trade of over

Rhino horns of a trade dilemma: A summary of the anti- & pro-trade arguments

It is always good to hear both sides of the story and it is also fair to both parties involved. There’s currently a debate raging on about whether or not legalising trade in horn will be a good move in the fight against rhino poaching. The South African government has made no secret of their

Mozambique’s hand in rhino poaching

When Mozambique’s civil war ended over 2 decades ago it left the country with socio-economic problems plus a cache of firearms that were used during the fighting. The country is currently one of the poorest in the world with about 60% of the population living in extreme poverty including ex-soldiers that fought in the war.