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Soukous posted a topic in Safaritalk DebatesTonight in London there is a debate between Will Travers and John Hume on the subject - SHOULD THE GLOBAL TRADE OF RHINO HORN BE LEGALISED? JOIN JOHN HUME, SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST PRIVATE RHINO BREEDER AND A PIONEERING ADVOCATE FOR LEGALISING HORN TRADE, WITH BORN FREE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT AND CEO, WILL TRAVERS FOR A MODERATED DEBATE BY ECOLOGIST AND AUTHOR DR. CRAIG PACKER AT THE HISTORIC ROYAL INSTITUTE OF GREAT BRITAIN I have a ticket to attend but have an injured foot and can't walk very well at the moment - so I can't attend. It would be a shame to just waste the ticket so if there is a SAFARITALKER out there who can get along to Albemarle St W1 by 7pm tonight just let me know and I will email you the ticket.
This article was posted on www.SouthAfrica.info >> South Africa is seeing success in combating rhino poaching in recent months and, to ensure the trend continues, the country is considering legalising trade in rhino horns to stop the killing of the animals. Rose Masela, head of national wildlife information management at the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), said her department has covered some ground in slowing the rate of rhino poaching. Masela said legalizing the trade in rhino horn is one solution government is mulling. She said this will drive down the price of rhino horns, hitting the poachers in the pocket in the process. “There’s very little we can do about the belief in the use of rhino horn that exists in other countries. Legalization would be a more medium-term solution,” she said. << Read more: http://www.southafrica.info/news/south-africa-mulls-legalising-rhino-horn-trade.htm#.VGON-cmK1l4#ixzz3IsDmTKhH
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