Sunday, January 6, 2013

Rhino Poaching and East Asian Policies

Meryl Burgess, research analyst at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University, published in December 2012 a nice briefing on rhino poaching and East Asian policies.  She noted that 2011-2012 witnessed the highest levels of poaching and illegal trade in rhino horn in many years bringing some rhino species to near extinction in Africa and Asia.  The rhino poaching crisis is especially harmful to China's image.

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