Published: Jun 29, 2019
The world’s last remaining population of black rhinoceroses is safe inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania thanks to close collaboration between forest rangers and Maasai tribespeople permitted to live in the sanctuary.
Published: Jan 30, 2019
A SUSPECTED wildlife trafficking kingpin accused of smuggling US$1 million (Bt31 million) worth of rhino horns to Thailand has had the case against him dismissed, in a surprise court verdict slammed by conservationists.
Published: Nov 20, 2018
Samut Prakan Provincial Court on Tuesday handed down sentences of four years’ imprisonment to former Saraburi public prosecutor Pol Major Worapas Boonsri and two female civilians over their attempt to smuggle 21 rhino horns worth Bt49.4 million into the country through Suvarnabhumi Airport on March 10 last year.
Published: Sep 18, 2018
Johannesburg - Conservationists expressed shock Monday after a Thai kingpin of the illegal rhino horn trade was released from jail in South Africa after serving just six years of his 40-year sentence.
Published: Aug 23, 2017
Johannesburg - Several hundred rhino horns will go under the hammer on Wednesday in South Africa's first online auction of the controversial product, despite opposition from conservation groups who contend the sale will encourage poachers.
Published: Aug 10, 2017
Officials at Suvarnabhumi Airport's wildlife checkpoint apprehended a Vietnamese passenger who was bound for Luang Prabang in northern Laos along with a rhino horn which had been cut into five pieces on Tuesday afternoon.