New figures released in the run-up to Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development opening in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (20 June), show that rhino poaching in South Africa has reached record levels. Fuelled by demand for rhino horns in Asia, the death toll has gone up from 13 to 449 annually within the past five years. UNTV
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