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12 Ways to Support Rhinos This Festive Season

Wed, 02 November 2022

The perfect presents for the wildlife-loving family or friends in your life are right here! At the Helping Rhinos online Christmas Shop, we have a great selection of unique and meaningful gifts that benefit rhino conservation projects

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Eyes In the Sky Drone Technology

Thu, 13 October 2022

We are thrilled that Eyes in the Sky programme is now expanding with the introduction of a state of the art drone. The deployment of the DJI M30T drone is a formidable boost to our Eyes in the Sky capacity in the Eastern Cape.

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Creating Room to Roam

Tue, 11 October 2022

Helping Rhinos is thrilled to announce that in partnership with the Kariega Foundation and Freedom to Roam Adventures, Kariega Game Reserve has recently completed the first phase of an ambitious and important habitat expansion project in the beautiful Bushmans River Valley, growing the footprint of our protected area to 11,500 hectares. This new land forms part of our vision to create Rhino Strongholds in key locations, including South Africa's Eastern Cape.

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Black Mambas Crime Prevention Unit

Wed, 05 October 2022

A new specialist Black Mamba team, who will focus on pro-active crime-prevention on the landscapes of Greater Kruger National Park will soon be fully operational following an intensive period of training.

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Global Rhino Population in DECLINE

Tue, 30 August 2022

A recent report by the IUCN SSC African and Asian Rhino Specialist Groups and TRAFFIC, released on the 22nd of August 2022 gives encouraging news for some rhino species but shows there is still a year-on-year decrease in the combined global populations of all five species of rhino.

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Rhino Poaching Increases in South Africa

Wed, 10 August 2022

South Africa's Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) have just released the latest statistics on rhino poaching in the country for the first six months of 2022, and the figures continue to give cause for concern.

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Call to end Trophy Hunting Imports

Fri, 08 July 2022

Helping Rhinos has joined 137 conservation and animal protection organisations from all around the world, including 45 NGOs from African countries, in a joint position paper to speak out against trophy hunting and urge policy-makers to ban imports.

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NEW RHINO ORPHAN ARRIVAL EMERGENCY APPEAL

Fri, 24 June 2022

A new female calf was recently dramatically rescued and brought to the Zululand Rhino Orphanage (ZRO). The calf’s mother had been one of the victims of the devastating onslaught of poachers in the area, and after the rhino cow’s body was found, it took rangers over three days to find the baby rhino calf.

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Climate Change and Rhinos

Sun, 05 June 2022

With COP26, the United Nations summit on climate change in full swing we need to see ACTIONS from the world’s leaders who have gathered in Glasgow. There are some encouraging early signs with promises to eliminate deforestation and commitments to net zero - but it is time to fulfil those commitments and not leave future generations with yet more broken promises!

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The Future of the Northern White Rhino

Fri, 29 April 2022

Extinction and the preservation of wildlife in the wild is an area of increasing worldwide attention and with over 8,400 species of wild fauna and flora listed as critically endangered, encouraging attention and discussion towards supporting the restoration of habitats and ecosystems is vital. Time is of the essence in the race to save species, and we are focused playing our part to recover key species, including the northern white rhino.

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