Rhino Horns To Be Traded On Stock Exchange?

Rhino Horns To Be Traded On Stock Exchange?

From The Independent.

The South African government has balked at the massive cost of dehorning up to 10,000 rhinos to slow down the rate of poaching – but is looking into a separate plan to trade rhino horn on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

South Africa may apply for special permission to hold two rhino horn auctions within the next year instead of waiting another three years for the next meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.

Earlier this week, the Department of Environmental Affairs released recommendations of the Rhino Issues Management report which calls for the immediate dehorning of thousands of rhino in national parks.

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