South Africa rhino poaching is down for the first time in years

Insight

It’s great news, amid a crisis in South Africa. The government says the number of rhinos poached last year dropped, for the first time in a decade.

The number of poached rhinos went down to fewer than 12,000 and comes after a record-setting year in 2014.
The majority of rhinos are still killed in the country’s Kruger National Park. So what can be done to bring that number to zero?

CCTV’s Travers Andrews has Insight.

South Africa rhino poaching is down for the first time in years

It's great news, amid a crisis in South Africa. The government says the number of rhinos poached last year dropped, for the first time in a decade. The number of poached rhinos went down to fewer than 12,000 and comes after a record-setting year in 2014. The majority of rhinos are still killed in the country's Kruger National Park. So what can be done to bring that number to zero? CCTV's Travers Andrews has Insight.


Animal advocate Adam Roberts on coordination to stop rhino poaching
How can the rhino be better protected? What more can be done? And why isn’t there more international coordination? Adam Roberts, CEO of the non-profit organization Born Free USA, an animal advocacy group, answers these questions.

Animal advocate Adam Roberts on coordination to stop rhino poaching

How can the rhino be better protected? What more can be done? And why isn't there more international coordination? Adam Roberts, CEO of the non-profit organization Born Free USA, an animal advocacy group, answers these questions.