Legalising rhino horn trade will be a disaster

Legalising rhino horn trade will be a disaster

A Ministerial panel is currently debating the merits of legalising trade in rhino horn.

This is a much-abbreviated version of TCF’s CEO Paul Zille and Colin Bell’s submission to the panel, explaining why any form of legalisation – no matter how proscribed – would be a disaster for the world’s surviving wild Rhino population, for South African Tourism and for impoverished people living near our wildlife reserves.

A ministerial panel is reviewing policies on international trade in rhino products. Any move to legalise this trade would be a disaster — for the remaining population of wild rhinos, for South Africa’s tourism and for impoverished people living near our wildlife reserves.

Legalising rhino horn trade will be a disaster

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