Mongabay Rhino Poaching Piece Nominated for Australian Journalism Award

Mic Smith’s Mongabay article titled Amid rhinoceros poaching frenzy, dark days for South African society has been nominated for Australia’s Clarion Awards recognizing excellence in journalism in the state of Queensland.  The in-depth and investigative piece goes to new depths of the rhino horn trade in South Africa and includes interviews with key figures with first-hand knowledge of the poaching crisis.  Smith’s piece is up for the All Media – Freelance Journalism prize.