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Prince William: Wildlife Poachers ‘Looting Planet’

In a passionate speech at the World Bank in Washington Monday, Britain’s Prince William made a plea for the world to do more to tackle wildlife poaching — and linked the problem to terrorism. Illegal poaching for products like rhino horn and ivory has driven many iconic species close to extinction. In South Africa, conservationists say a record 1,020 rhinos have been killed in 2014 alone. The total population for the whole of Africa is estimated at just over 5,000. Addressing the...

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