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End of the Western Black #Rhinoceros
By, Joclyn Corrigan via DiplomatArtist.com
Don’t miss Joclyn Corrigan (Affton High School St. Louis) senior’s first article with DiplomatArtist.com. There’s hope for the future of other rhino & endangered species with laws against poaching & education against cultural taboos & illicit sports hunting.

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: IVORY POACHING COMES TO NEW YORK, By Ambassador Mo
Last year was the worst in more than a decade for poaching of elephants & rhinos. Much of demand is driven by rapidly growing, richer Asian markets. However, two New York jewelers were just found guilt for selling contraband ivory that cost the lives of at least 25 elephants. This week Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) began its meetings in Geneva. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/ivory-poaching-comes-to-new-york/55107Image

WATCH Film Report: RHINO UNDER THREAT
UN TV & Secretariat of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora (CITES) launched at Rio + 20 film Rhino Under Threat. From parks in South Africa & Swaziland, to crowded streets of Hanoi in Viet Nam, film shows the brutality of current spike in illegal killing.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/rhino-under-threat/30881Image