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AseanPlus News 04 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Forest guards held over poaching

GUWAHATI (India): Indian police said they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain’s Prince William and his wife last month.

World 14 Dec 2019 | 11:52 PM

Namibia rhino poaching drops in 2019, after sharp rise last year

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Rhino poaching in Namibia dropped to 41 individuals killed in all of 2019 so far, compared with nearly 72 during the same period last year, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism said Saturday.

World 02 Feb 2021 | 12:15 AM

S. Africa's rhino poaching declines by over 30 pct in 2020

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- The killing of rhinos in the country declined by 33 percent as 394 rhinos were poached for their horn last year compared to 594 killed in 2019, a report released on Monday revealed.

World 21 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

S.Africa, Vietnam set to ink deal to curb rhino horn trade

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa and Vietnam are set to sign a landmark deal to help stem rhino poaching and the illicit trade in rhino horns, activists and a government official said Monday.

World 23 Sep 2020 | 12:34 AM

S. Africa introduces wildlife zone to protect endangered rhinos

CAPE TOWN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- South Africa on Tuesday introduced seven Integrated Wildlife Zones across the country to protect endangered rhinos.

Environment 06 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Drones to deter poachers

Unmanned aerial vehicles are being deployed to stem the killing of rhinos in Africa.

World 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

African big game poaching surges on Asian affluence

KINSHASA/KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (Reuters) - The hit job was done by professionals who swooped over their quarry in a helicopter before opening fire.

World 04 Apr 2016 | 8:25 PM

A species' fate and $2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn trade

KLERKSDORP, South Africa - South Africa will decide this month whether to push to end a global ban on buying and selling rhino horn, a move that could unlock a $2 billion (1.40 billion pound) bonanza and determine the fate of a critically endangered species.

World 26 Jan 2018 | 12:09 AM

One in 20 of South Africa's rhinos slaughtered in 2017

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's efforts to stem the poaching of endangered rhinos for their horns failed to prevent another 5 percent of the population being slaughtered last year.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2017 | 12:41 PM

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Kathmandu (AFP) - Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.