Numbers

Rhino-poaching-numbers

“Since 2008 poachers have killed at least 5,940 African rhinos……

Rhino poaching is currently at a crisis point. By the end of 2015, the number of African rhinos killed by poachers had increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015. These statistics are compiled by by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission’s African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG).”  www.savetherhino.org

Ben’s theme this week is “Numbers”.

 

Kill poaching

A lot of press is being given to the question – “Have we reached the tipping point for the survival of the remaining rhino population?” I’m reblogging Wilf Nussey’s hard-hitting article on taking a tough stance on poaching. If you too feel strongly, please re-blog this article ….