South Africa reports small drop in number of killed rhinos
Africa / International News

South Africa reports small drop in number of killed rhinos

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa on Thursday Jan. 21, reported a slight drop in the annual number of killed rhinos, but conservationists said rhino poaching remains unacceptably high and some warned that a South African court ruling in favor of a domestic trade in rhino horn could further imperil the threatened animals. Poachers killed 1,175 … Continue reading

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Conservationists rally in South Africa, other countries
Africa / International News

Conservationists rally in South Africa, other countries

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A vehicle carrying a rhino sculpture led anti-poaching marchers in Johannesburg on Saturday. Kenya’s environment minister joined conservationists at a similar rally in Nairobi, the capital. In London, activists in elephant costumes demanded an end to the ivory trade. The demonstrations were part of what organizers called a “global march” for rhinos … Continue reading