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Protecting the Black Rhino of Ol Pejeta

Fri, 13 November 2020

No poaching for 3 years - the remarkable success of Ol Pejeta conservancy in protecting the largest population of black rhino in East and Central Africa. Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy is famous for housing the last two northern white rhinos on the planet. However, it is also home to one of the largest populations of black rhino in the world, and has not lost a single rhino to poaching in three years.

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Every Rhino Counts - The Importance of Rewilding Rhinos

Thu, 29 October 2020

The imminent release of Zululand Rhino Orphanage’s Makhosi and Mpilo into the wild represents a key step in the protection of the southern white rhino. Protecting a critically endangered species is no easy task, particularly when the threats faced by all rhino across Africa continue to grow. Rhino orphanages, such as the Zululand Rhino Orphanage, supported by Helping Rhinos, provide crucial support and care for orphaned rhino calves, before releasing them back into the wild.

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REWILDING RHINOS APPEAL

Thu, 22 October 2020

In the next few weeks two of our precious rhino orphans, Makhosi and Mpilo, will be released to a life back in the wild, where they belong. It’s great news of course and we are confident that their translocation to a secret location and their readjustment to their new surroundings will go without a hitch. Their care and development has been exemplary - it’s time to send them on their way.

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Award Winning Children’s Author Helping To Protect The Last Rhinos

Mon, 21 September 2020

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author of over fifty books. Nicola’s books have been published in more than ten different languages and have won major awards in the UK, US, France, Italy and Germany. 'Last – The Story of a White Rhino’ is a deeply moving picture book about wildlife conservation and is Nicola’s illustrative debut.

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Set Back in the Efforts to Save the Northern White Rhino

Fri, 04 September 2020

All the latest news on the efforts to save the northern white rhino using ground breaking IVF technology, including a disappointing set back following a COVID delay

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Introducing Drum

Fri, 28 August 2020

Two-year-old Springer Spaniel Drum was only eight weeks old when he was selected by Animals Saving Animals to commence training as an Arms/Ammunition detection dog with the aim of him joining Ol Pejeta’s K9 unit. In March 2019, after completing his training with Animals Saving Animals, Drum was deployed to his new handler Anti Poaching officer John Tekeles at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

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Coronavirus and Rhinos

Mon, 22 June 2020

While the whole world feels the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, we explore the impact this will have on rhinos around the world

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The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Environment

Wed, 03 June 2020

The 5th June sees the world celebrate World Environment Day, but is there really a cause for celebration? For many years the plight of the environment and the slow but definite destruction of our planet has had much coverage in the international media, but has anything changed for the world or the rhino?

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Rhino Poaching Down But For How Long?

Thu, 28 May 2020

South Africa’s Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy has announced in a statement that the country has experienced a significant decline in rhino poaching since the COVID-19 related lockdown was imposed. But how Long will this good news Last?

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BeMoreRhino

Tue, 14 April 2020

#BeMoreRhino is an interactive programme of activities for everyone to do at home to learn more about rhinos and rhino conservation.

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