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South Africa Pushes Forward On Plans To Legalize Rhino Horn Trade

By Nick Visser

The government of South Africa is moving forward with plans to legalize the sale of rhino horn within the country, including provisions for the export of the animal product that has fueled a poaching crisis many fear could lead to the species’ extinction within a decade.

Draft regulations filed in February by South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa, would allow the domestic sale of rhino horn for “personal …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green