Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Activists in Vietnam Seek to Halt Record-High Rhino Killings

2014 was a critical year for Africa’s remaining rhinos.  A record 1,215 were killed for their horns, 10 times the number killed in 2009. Last year also saw the largest investment in anti-poaching efforts — $40 million — with funds going into purchasing high-tech helicopters and night vision equipment. It was also the first year of a three-year campaign run by conservation group WildAid to reduce rhino horn demand in Vietnam, a country that, along with China, is fueling the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter