Botswana’s rhino poaching crisis: COVID-19 increases the pressure

Any thought that the coronavirus outbreak and supposed clampdowns in China and other East Asia countries on illegal wildlife trade and markets will cut demand for rhino horn is misplaced.  Chinese traditional medicine purveyors are now reportedly selling rhino horn-based medicines to treat the virus, and these have even been recommended by some Chinese health … Continue reading Botswana’s rhino poaching crisis: COVID-19 increases the pressure