Rhino horn confiscated in the Netherlands

At an auction in the province of Zeeland the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (nVWA) seized 2 rhino horns. The Belgian owner wanted to sell the rhino horns through an auction in the Netherlands.

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African countries agree on sale of rhino horn powder

Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Angola are heading for a collision with rhino conservationists after it emerged that their governments had agreed to the sale of rhino horn powder in clinics and pharmacies.

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EU firmly restricts Rhino horn trade

The current situation in Southern Africa as well as the fact that organised crime operators have been active across the European Union to acquire and trade rhino horns, caused theEuropean Commission on March 14 to announce further restrictions on the export of rhino horn across the EU.

Museums take measures against rhino gang

A unique DNA database is being developed in Scotland to help police crack down on thefts of African rhinoceros horns from museums across Europe.

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