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‘South African minister backs legalisation of rhino horn trade’

March 25, 2013

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Today (25th March), a news item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘South African minister backs legalisation of rhino horn trade’. ‘… Edna Molewa says proposal could be solution to poaching, which has recently led to record numbers being killed – South Africa‘s environmental affairs minister has backed a radical proposal to legalise the international trade […]

‘South Africa rhino poachings: 135 endangered rhinoceros killed this year’

March 20, 2012

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Yesterday (19th March), a short news item was posted on HUFFPOST GREEN titled ‘South Africa rhino poachings: 135 endangered rhinoceros killed this year’. ‘… JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African officials say 135 endangered rhinoceros have been killed by poachers so far this year, about a third of the number killed during all of 2011. The […]