Africa’s 2 rhino species are the most numerous of the world’s 5 species. Here is everything you need to know about black and white rhinos
Will legal international rhino horn trade save the wild rhino population? Find out here in this thought-provoking opinion post
Rhino poaching for 2020 is lower because of the COVID-19 lockdown – although SA Minister claims the victory for her team
Learn about why rhinos are vital ecosystem engineers & why Africa’s wild places would never be the same again if rhinos were to disappear
Rhino poaching stats released by South African government do not tell the true story of how dire the situation is, say STROOP team
International scientists and Kenyan conservation authorities have successfully created the third viable embryo of the near-extinct northern white rhino. The global initiative has taken yet another step in the long journey to pull this subspecies back from the brink.
Rhino horn trade: If the international sale of rhino horn was legalised could it be more successful than the previous legal sales of elephant tusks?
The entire rhino population of Balule (Greater Kruger) has been dehorned, in a massive operation.
China has postponed the lifting of a ban on the trade of rhino horn and tiger parts for medicine and other uses, the government said on Monday, after a storm of protest from conservation groups over a plan to water down the decades-old prohibition.
The South African Department of Environmental Affairs announces 2018 rhino and elephant poaching stats to date.
A two-ton white rhino, sold from a South African farm, is being forced to perform tricks at Russian circuses.
In the middle of the sixth mass extinction, when 50% of the living species are at risk of extinction due to the ever growing, destructive human hands, the six rhinoceros species are at the tip of the pyramid, among the most endangered species on Earth.
On the surface, the upcoming legal auction of rhino horn set to begin on August 21 might appear to be a harmless propaganda exercise, but it may in fact signal a deepening of the rhino crisis.
Drought & poaching have reduced estimated white rhino numbers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park by 18% during the past year
CITES delegates vote overwhelmingly to protect rhinos by rejecting a proposal to legalise the rhino horn trade submitted by Swaziland.
Kruger’s K9 Centre welcomes the addition of four new dogs at handover ceremony.
A behind-the-scenes report from a groundbreaking operation on a poached rhino!
The rhino poaching documentary STROOP is to be released this year, this is the story of one character, the rhino called Hope.
35 rhinos die from blackquarter bacteria on a breeding farm in South Africa, belonging to pro rhino horn trade protagonist, John Hume
It is feared that the SANParks’ rhinos have been sold to hunters.
Are South African conservation authorities intent on shipping some of our wild rhinos to live out their lives “safely” on hunting and horn cropping farms?
A look into the illegal wildlife trade and how to reduce the demand that is fuelling the illegal poachers who take the lives of thousands of rhinos and elephants every year.
It is with great sadness that Ol Pejeta Conservancy announces the death of one of the northern white rhinos, Suni.
On the release of his new book, Poachers Moon, Author and renowned conservationist Richard Pierce led a panel of experts discussing the rhino poaching issues.
The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is taking place in more than 120 cities across the world on October 4 this year. It will see the delivery of memoranda of demand and proposed changes to South Africa’s legislation delivered to key government representatives across the globe.
Private game reserves that contracted to buy 260 rhinos from the Kruger National Park have been refunded R14 million.
Jacha Potgieter tells us how his African animal inspired artwork is raising awareness for conservation issues around the world.
For those of you who were surprised to see a large spotted genet riding a buffalo, he is back – this time for some rhino riding!!
The man who saved the African elephant in the 1980s is returning to the fray. This time nothing will stop Richard Leakey except the grim reaper.
An interview with Major-General Johan Jooste, the man in charge of anti-poaching at South African National Parks.
South African authorities have announced a plan to evacuate up to 500 rhino from Kruger National Park to safer areas where they are less likely to fall prey to poachers hunting them for their horns.
STROOP is the first full length Afrikaans nature film about the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa.
The New Jersey State Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill banning ivory and rhino horn sales on Monday, making New Jersey the first state to take a definitive stand against wildlife trafficking.
Em Gatland joins the the game capture team at Imfolozi to document what happens in a rhino lift.
Is our government really doing all they can to combat rhino poaching? In a report investigating the challenges facing the enforcement of South Africa’s environmental laws, shortages in resources, skills and multiple, changing legislations have been identified as the most serious shortcomings.
Criticisms have emerged following Edna Molewa’s, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, remarks on the ivory trade and how it relates to a possible trade in rhino horn.
A touching moment between a rhino calf and a young giraffe is captured in a painting – reflecting the mood and this moment in Africa.
If you’re concerned about the calamitous state of rhinos – and wildlife – in Africa, then consider what Ted Reilly has to say. Now 75 years old, Ted has worked his whole adult life for the protection of the Kingdom of Swaziland’s wildlife and its natural habitat.
Organisers of a key conference about rhino conservation and introducing a legal trade in rhino horn claim that advocates of trade are threatening to boycott the conference because their point of view will not be represented.
A number of Vietnamese celebrities have been involved in a Stop Using Rhino Horn campaign to raise awareness of the rhino horn crisis and urge people to stop consuming this product because “when the buying stops, the killing can too”.
We examine the use of rhino horn in Asia in terms of it being a luxury goods product. With a record 1004 rhinos killed in South Africa in 2013, rhino horn sells for as much as US$80 000/kg on the black market, double the price of gold.
South African safari operators and conservation groups have said they plan to move up to 100 rhino to Botswana for safekeeping, as poaching levels spike to new highs.
We do not get a second chance if we get the economics of rhino trading wrong; all the rhino in the wild will be gone. It is time for a Plan B.
The trophy hunting industry has been caught using loopholes to traffic rhino horns into the illegal rhino horn market
We look at the rhino poaching stats as at January 2013, based on data provided by SANParks. This is the beginning of the surge in poaching