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Aid, poverty and rhinos: Conservation efforts to be shot down by spending cuts‪?‬ Sky News Daily

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After foreign aid was cut from 0.7% of GDP to 0.5%, the UK government has been clear it still prioritises biodiversity and climate projects. But what role does aid have in the success of conservation efforts? And how is the fight against poverty connected to our fight against environmental disasters?

Host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Alex Oelofse, who is dedicating his life to protect rhinos in Africa. Plus, Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford and producer Chris Cunningham return from their mission to Namibia, where they uncovered truths behind poaching and oil exploration.

After foreign aid was cut from 0.7% of GDP to 0.5%, the UK government has been clear it still prioritises biodiversity and climate projects. But what role does aid have in the success of conservation efforts? And how is the fight against poverty connected to our fight against environmental disasters?

Host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Alex Oelofse, who is dedicating his life to protect rhinos in Africa. Plus, Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford and producer Chris Cunningham return from their mission to Namibia, where they uncovered truths behind poaching and oil exploration.

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