UN-backed meeting seeks to clamp down on poaching of elephants, rhinos

16 August 2011 – Faced with increased poaching and illegal trade in ivory and horns of elephants and rhinoceroses, 300 government and civil society experts worldwide are seeking to strengthen conservation with new financial mechanisms at a United Nations-backed meeting in Geneva this week.

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UN-backed meeting seeks to clamp down on poaching of elephants, rhinos