Johan Jooste

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A sedated white rhino is blindfolded and strapped with a rope by veterinarians and rangers of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart from a helicopter to be sedated in a private conservancy near Naivasha, Kenya, 30 October 2013. The horn of the rhino was cut and a GPS-tracking device was fitted to enable rangers and scientists to track the rhinos’ movements and help combat poaching. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

American philanthropist Howard Buffett donated $24 million to South Africa’s national parks service today to fund a high-tech campaign against (...)

Passers-by walk past a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo December. Most Asian shares slumped today as the prospects of a reduction in the US Federal Reserve’s stimulus early next year prompted investors to cash in gains from recent rallies. Photograph:Toru Hanai/Reuters

World shares fell for a third day today and gold was at a five-month low, with focus back on the risks of the US Federal Reserve starting to trim its (...)