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

Black rhino and calf on community conservancy in Namibia. (Photo: Keith Somerville) 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 … Continue reading Botswana’s rhino poaching crisis: COVID-19 increases the pressure