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Anti-poaching patrol

Simple Steps You Can Take to Help End Rhino Poaching

The sickening attack on the Fundimvelo Rhino Orphanage at Thula Thula in South Africa in recent weeks, (see our earlier report on the work of the orphanage) and the worrying escalation of violation in poaching incidents this latest episode suggests, together with the shocking poaching incident in a French zoo in the last few days, […]

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‘Help a ranger – Save a rhino’ charity’s urgent Xmas appeal

‘Camping equipment, cooking equipment, boots, wet weather gear – wet weather stuff in particular. Poachers don’t stop for the bad weather, they quite like the bad weather’ …anti-poaching ranger, Hluhluwe iMfolozi reserve, South Africa. When we ask rangers we meet in Africa, fighting against poaching on the frontline, living rough, deep in the bush for […]

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Saving desert rhino

It’s great to see that the images we got visiting Save the Trust (SRT) in Namibia last month are already being put to work by Save the Rhino International in its newly-launched 2013 appeal to raise funds for SRT’s conservation work protecting the world’s largest free-ranging population of critically endangered black rhino. The Trust’s dedicated […]

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Save the Rhino Welcomes US Pledge on Horn Trade

Leading rhino charity Save the Rhino International (SRI) has today welcomed US president Barack Obama’s pledge to clampdown on the illegal trade in rhino horn. ‘It’s really encouraging to see the US government take such a pro-active role in clamping down on the illegal trade in wildlife products, following Hillary Clinton’s identification last December of […]

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Wildlife pictures make a difference

For the next three months one of the UK’s leading natural history photographic libraries, Nature Picture Library, which represents some of the world’s top wildlife photographers, will be helping secure the future of Africa’s rhinos. The photo agency, which supports and spotlights a different charity each quarter, will donate a portion of its net income […]

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White rhino with calf

Rhino Mayday event targets poaching

Conservationists are meeting in London on May 1 to help try to bring an end to the huge upsurge in rhino poaching of recent years. Last year South Africa, which is home to 90 per cent of the African rhino population, lost 448 rhinos to poaching according to official figures – that’s one rhino lost […]

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