South African Government to Sell Rhino Horns?

In an unprecedented move the government of South Africa is seeking permission to sell its $1 billion US collection of rhino horns to fund conservation efforts and saturate the black market. 

 

Jul 5 South Africa Government to sell rhino horns

 


While this may appear to be a good move for rhinos, the South African government risks increasing demand for rhino horn products, which would only increase poaching in the future. 

 

 

ENV will follow the South African government’s proposal to sell rhino horns, and keep you posted via this webpage. 

 

To read the full article, click here 

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/03/us-safrica-rhinos-idUSBRE9620YM20130703

 

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