About Sarah Borchert

Sarah Borchert here. I'm the editor of Africa Geographic magazine. It's a big, time-comsuming, stressful job – and I wouldn't have it any other way. Some people jump out of planes (or helium balloons), bungee over the Vic Falls or abseil down mountains for their adrenalin kicks. Me? I just show up for work on deadline.
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rhino poaching, CITES, Tim Jackson, Africa Geographic, Vietnam rhino

Bleak News For Rhino – Vietnam Fails to Sign

The Mail & Guardian has reported that Vietnam has FAILED to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with South Africa that would have addressed the rhino poaching crisis. According to Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) spokesperson, Roopa Singh, the MoU wasn’t signed because the relevant government minister from Vietnam was ‘unavailable’. Both countries are attending a CITES …

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