The primary aim of this project is to publish articles raising awareness of the key rhino conservation issues. Here are some examples of where we’ve been published:
Our press clippings
Project: African Rhino
Latest poaching stats
South African rhinos poached so far in 2016: 702.
South African rhinos poached in 2015: 1175
Updated: September 2016
Source: SA Dept of Environmental Affairs
The Department has ceased (controversially) publishing regular monthly updates of poaching incidence.
Official figures are, in any case, widely considered to be a significant underestimate of actual poaching numbers. Some carcasses are never found, some injured rhinos later die and by the time they are found cannot positively be identified as poaching victims, and some private rhino owners do not report poaching incidents for various reasons.