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Interactive Exhibit Raises Awareness for Endangered Species

Monday, 29 July 2019 by superadmin

HONG KONG (Taiwan News) –A new art show called “Disappearing Species” highlights the plight of endangered species, focusing on Hong Kong SAR’s destructive ecological footprint. The interactive art installation has been created by Andy Stokes of The Collective to bring about awareness for threatened and…

Elephant and Rhino Populations Skyrocket in Tanzania Thanks to Anti-Poaching Task Force

Monday, 29 July 2019 by superadmin

“As a result of the work of a special task force launched in 2016 to fight wildlife poaching, elephant populations have increased from 43,330 in 2014 to over 60,000 presently,” reads a statement from the country’s government, according to Sky News. Elephants and rhinos are globally classified…


Sunday, 25 August 2019 by superadmin


Special Force To Be Appointed For Rhino Protection

Monday, 29 July 2019 by superadmin

A special force will soon be appointed for the protection of rhinos in Assam, which will be known as the ‘Special Rhino Protection Force’. This force has been specially trained for the protection of the rhinos. A special force will soon be appointed for the…

The Poop Scoop: How Dung Helps Us Understand Rhino Reproduction

Monday, 10 June 2019 by superadmin

Jun. 03, 2019  This update was written by Dr. Maureen Wanjiku Kamau, Veterinary Research Fellow in One Health for the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Global Health Program. My name is Dr. Maureen Wanjiku Kamau, and I am a veterinary research fellow in one health for…


Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

When Petronel Nieuwoudt was a young girl and her grandfather took her out fishing in South Africa’s Limpopo province, he never baited his hook. But he would happily cast the bait upon the waters. “I said, ‘Grandad, listen; we’re not catching anything.’ “And he said…

Follow the guns An Overlooked Key to Combat Rhino Poaching and Wildlife Crime

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

A four-year long investigation by the Conflict Awareness Project (CAP) has uncovered evidence that an international gunrunning network funneled thousands of high-caliber hunting rifles from Europe and the U.S. to poaching kingpins in southern Africa, touching off a massive poaching crisis. Poachers have killed 8,000…

Here’s why some people in Vietnam still use the endangered rhino horn

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

VIETNAM is one of the world’s largest consumers of rhino horn, contributing to the continued poaching of rhinos in the wild. Last year in Africa 1,100 rhinos were killed by poachers. And today there are only about 29,500 left in the world. Considerable efforts have been devoted to reducing…

Incredible photo of rhinos facing off as lightening splits the sky

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

Entry in National geographic Travel Photo Contest 

Rare One-Horned Indian Rhino Born at Zoo Miami

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

Last week, Zoo Miami welcomed a baby greater one-horned Indian rhinoceros, born to a seven-year-old female named Akuti. The birth marked a big win in the effort to conserve the species, not only because every new calf matters to the struggling Indian rhino population, but…

Anna Merz with Samia

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

Anna Merz with Samia. The rhino would follow her around like a dog even after she was grown. Anna Merz, who went to Kenya seeking a serene retirement but became so appalled by the slaughter of black rhinoceroses that she helped start a reserve to…

Coming Face to Face With the Rhino Poaching Crisis

Thursday, 9 May 2019 by superadmin

One wildlife photographer got an intimate look at Africa’s rhino poaching crisis—and the experience was haunting. A desperate move to safeguard rhinos While I’ve been well-aware of the poaching crisis, this past year I came face-to-face with its brutality and scope. It was a truly…

“The Last Rhino” will be published on September 22 World Rhino Day

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 by superadmin

Deb Stevenson’s charming children’s book The Last Rhino will be published on September 22 World Rhino Day and a few copies will be available at Baby Rhino Rescue’s event in Rino CO on WRD

South Africa rhino poaching: ‘Web of corruption’ blamed

Friday, 12 April 2019 by superadmin

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and conservationist Jane Goodall have joined a list of famous names who have signed an open letter to South Africa’s government calling for an end to rhino poaching.  More than 1,000 rhinos were killed across the country in 2017 for the…