it takes a village

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Photos: Ami Vitalie Source: NYT: It Takes a Village to Protect a Rhino

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2 Responses to it takes a village

  1. Penny says:

    I read the article but I still don’t understand why they don’t just make the safaris illegal… shoot the damn tourists not the animals.

  2. ettagirl says:

    here’s how i read it: poaching is being done by local people, not tourists. establishing conservancies to attract tourism, with those dollars going to the local people, creates community ownership and removes incentive to poach to make money

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