Devastating Human Impact on Nature

  • Thu, 16 May 2019

Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction, posing a dire threat to ecosystems that people all over the world depend on for their survival.

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Tragic news on Rhino Orphan Nandi

  • Mon, 13 May 2019

On the 5th of April rhino orphan Nandi tragically died from a heart and liver condition.

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Rhino Recovery Fund - Rebuilding a Species

  • Thu, 18 April 2019

The natural world NEEDS YOU now like it has never needed you before! Scientists believe we are in the middle of the 'sixth mass extinction' with species of fauna and flora are being wiped out at a rate 100 times faster than when the dinosaurs became extinct. The difference between this mass extinction and the previous five is that it is completely driven by man!

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Thandi Gives Birth to Third Calf Called Mthetho

  • Fri, 12 April 2019

Breaking News of the birth of poaching survivor Thandi’s new calf at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. It is her third calf, seven years after surviving a horrific poaching incident where she was left for dead.

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Remembering and Celebrating Sudan

  • Mon, 18 March 2019

Today marks the 1st anniversary of the death of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino left in the world.

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Biodiversity loss – an urgent need for change

  • Tue, 26 February 2019

Biodiversity loss impacts us all, from the largest megafauna, such as rhino and elephant, to the smallest insects, such as the dung beetle and termites.

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Rhino Poaching DOWN for third Year in a Row

  • Thu, 14 February 2019

The South African Department of Environmental Affairs have released the official rhino poaching statistics for 2018 and they show a significant reduction in rhinos poached last year. This is without doubt a welcome piece of good news, but do these stats tell the whole story?

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HORNi - Premium Products Protecting Africa's Wildlife

  • Wed, 30 January 2019


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Northern White Rhino Edge Closer to a Miracle

  • Sat, 26 January 2019

Scientific breakthrough in the quest to save the northern white rhino. Calf born by IVF moves a step closer

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Phil Liggett joins Ubhejane Xtreme 2018 Riders

  • Sun, 30 December 2018

The 2018 uBhejane Xtreme Mountain Bike Event took place at the start of December in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This year's event took place just days after the shock news that Paul Sherwen, legendary cycling commentator, had passed away at the age of 62.

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Paul Sherwen - Cycling legend Passes Away

  • Tue, 04 December 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the sad passing of cycling legend and Helping Rhinos Patrol Paul Sherwen who died peacefully in his sleep at home in Uganda on Sunday 2nd December, aged 62.

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China Lifts Ban on Use of Rhino Horn

  • Mon, 05 November 2018

China has taken the conservation world by surprise when it announced in October 2018 that it was to lift a 25 year old ban on domestic trade in rhino horn and tiger bone. 

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12 Gifts of Christmas - Perfect Presents for Widlife Lovers

  • Fri, 02 November 2018

Helping Rhinos is here to help you with all your Christmas and holiday presents with an inspired choice of 12 wonderful gifts that also benefit wildlife and rhino conservation – making it easy for you to purchase meaningful, unique presents.

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Heartbreak at the Zululand Rhino Orphanage

  • Fri, 19 October 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the devastating news of the passing of two rhino orphans, Ntoto and Isomiso at the Zululand Rhino Orphanage

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Global Coalition at IWT Conference 2018

  • Mon, 15 October 2018

The Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference (IWT) held last Thursday and Friday 11th and 12th October culminated in the UK’s commitment to an additional £35 million of UK aid to protecting critical forest habitats and species threatened by extinction, including the five species of rhino.

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Sudan Commemorative Print by Karen Laurence-Rowe

  • Tue, 24 July 2018

Sudan was a superstar whose death was mourned around the world -environmentalists, conservationists, indeed everyone who recognised the significance of Sudan as the very last male northern white rhino, was saddened by his passing. He died on 19th March 2018, from age related diseases, aged 45 – more than 100 in human equivalent years.

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Rhino Horn Demand Reduction Starts with Children in Vietnam

  • Mon, 23 July 2018

Helping Rhinos supporters, Liza, Olivia & Georgia, are the authors of 'Romeo the Rhino', an inspiring book written to educate and inspire youngsters to love rhinos and protect them in a fun and magical way.

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Rhino embryo could see return of northern white rhinos

  • Wed, 04 July 2018

For the first time ever, a team of scientists have produced a viable hybrid rhino embryo in vitro using a southern white rhino egg and frozen northern white rhino semen. This revolutionary work in assisted reproductive techniques (ARTs) for rhinos is an amazing step forward for the recovery of the northern white rhinos as well as for other endangered species including the Sumatran rhino and Javan rhino.

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Pioneering Anti-poaching Unit Empowering Local Women

  • Thu, 14 June 2018

The Black Mambas are an elite group of 36 all-female anti-poaching rangers who patrol the greater Kruger National Park in South Africa protecting the rhino and were honoured at an event in London.

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Rhino orphans, Nandi and Storm, return to the wild

  • Thu, 31 May 2018

We have some very happy news to share. Two of our rhino orphans, Nandi and Storm, who are part of our adoption programme at Zululand Rhino Orphanage, are ready to return to a life in the wild.

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Meet Mpilo - Our Latest Rhino Orphan

  • Fri, 04 May 2018

How a young rhino with an extraordinary will to live has already won the hearts of his carers

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Sudan - More Than Just a Rhino

  • Tue, 20 March 2018

Sudan, the last remaining male northern white rhino has passed away of natural causes.

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Daryll Pleasants - Meet the man training dogs to save rhinos

  • Sun, 04 March 2018

Daryll Pleasants is the Founder of Animals Saving Animals, an organisation training anti-poaching dogs to operate in the field saving rhinos, elephants, tigers plus many more endangered species

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Sudan - This is What Extinction Looks Like

  • Thu, 01 March 2018

Sudan is the last male northern white rhino in the world. This is what watching extinction looks like

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Amazing Auction Items - Bid now

  • Wed, 28 February 2018

These 10 amazing items will be up for auction the Helping Rhinos auction to be held at the Shade of Grey event on the 15th March

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Richard Vigne - Meet the CEO of Ol Pejeta Conservancy

  • Thu, 22 February 2018

Meet Richard Vigne, the CEO of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya and a special guest speaker at the Shades of Grey event in London on 15th March.

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The Accuser - original artwork up for auction

  • Sun, 11 February 2018

Acclaimed and award winning wildlife artist Karen Laurence Rowe has donated 'The Accuser' a stunning image of a black rhino charging to raise funds for Helping Rhinos and Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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Steve Leonard - Meet our Keynote Speaker

  • Mon, 05 February 2018

Met Steve Leonard, our Keynote Speaker at the Shades of Grey Spring Talk in London on 15th March

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2017 Rhino Poaching Numbers Released

  • Fri, 26 January 2018

South Africa release the poaching numbers for 2017, and while there is a short decline in poaching, the number is still unacceptably high

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Thank You - A Gift From Us for the Festive Season

  • Wed, 20 December 2017

Thanks to your support, we have been able to help more rhinos in 2017 than ever before.

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uBhejane Extreme Mountain Bike Challenge 2017

  • Tue, 19 December 2017

80 riders take on one of the most challenging mountain bike events of the year in the heart of rhino land in South Africa.

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A Day at the Market for Local Business JOEN

  • Mon, 18 December 2017

JOEN's Silvia and Collins spend the day at the Hoedspruit Farmer's Market to both making a living and to help support wildlife conservation

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Great Progress for the Northern White Rhino

  • Tue, 05 December 2017

Preparations have kicked off in Kenya and Europe for the long-anticipated procedure that is hoped to help to save the northern white rhinos from the brink of extinction.

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Double Your Impact with Matched Giving

  • Tue, 21 November 2017

Tuesday 28th November - a day of giving for non-profits worldwide. Double the impact with matched giving from The Big Give Christmas Challenge and #GivingTuesday

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Empowering Students to Reduce Rhino Horn Demand

  • Sat, 28 October 2017

After a half-year of development and testing, we began our rollout of our efforts to reduce the demand for rhino horns in the United States! This project is empowering 5th through 12th graders to change the perceptions of horn use among their school, family, friends, and community.

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Khula was rescued at just 3 days old

  • Fri, 20 October 2017

Rhino orphan Khula was found at just three days old, unable to feed from his Mum. He was rescued and taken to the Zululand RHino Orphanage

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Join the Weather Lottery and win up to £25,000

  • Tue, 17 October 2017

Helping Rhinos has teamed up with The Weather Lottery to give YOU the chance to win a lottery jackpot prize of £25,000 in a weekly draw!

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Evaluating the Impact of the Black Mambas

  • Sat, 30 September 2017

Social scientists from Helping Rhinos will help document the social, educational, and anti-poaching impacts of the all-women Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit in South Africa.

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Rhino Tears for Helping Rhinos

  • Fri, 25 August 2017

Jeweler Sarah Cobden-Ramsey was inspired by poaching survivor Thandi to create the Rhino Tears line of jewelry

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Beautiful Wildlife Images for your Table

  • Thu, 24 August 2017

Karen Laurence-Rowe and Country Matters join forces to produce amazing homeware with all proceeds going to Helping Rhinos

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Cairo to Cape Town - One Man and a Bike

  • Wed, 23 August 2017

Charles Butler undertook that amazing challenge of cycling from Cairo in Northern Africa to Cape Town in Southern Africa.

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A Day to Remember at the Tour de France

  • Fri, 11 August 2017

Helping Rhinos Supporters Sue and Nancy enjoy a day with Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen at the 2017 Tour de France courtesy of the Orica Scott team

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Help the Chubby Unicorns Merchandise Available!

  • Wed, 02 August 2017

Help the Chubby Unicorns with our Help the Chubby Unicorns online store at

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What do the Latest Poaching Stats Reveal?

  • Tue, 25 July 2017

The latest stats on rhino poaching have been released by the South African Government, but do they really reveal?

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Rhinos Need us Now More Than Ever

  • Mon, 19 June 2017

Helping Rhinos' Simon Jones and James Danoff-Burg visit some of our partners in the field in South Africa.

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Tough Decision for Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage

  • Mon, 01 May 2017

It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that the Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage, our partner in the field for the last three years, have taken the very tough decision to close permanently.

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Sudan Most Eligible Bachelor Press Release

  • Tue, 25 April 2017

Ol Pejeta Conservancy has partnered with Tinder, the world’s leading social app for meeting new people, to launch a new campaign to raise awareness about ‘The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World’ named Sudan. Sudan is the only remaining male northern white rhino on the planet.

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Students Focus of Campaign to Stop Rhino Horn Trafficking

  • Mon, 10 April 2017

Helping Rhinos is embarking on a major outreach and student engagement campaign focused on Southern California and among communities that are primarily of Asian descent.

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South Africa To Allow Domestic Rhino Horn Trade

  • Thu, 06 April 2017

The South African Constitutional Court has ruled to reverse the government’s ban on the trade in, and allow domestic sales of rhino horn. While this decision in isolation does not allow the trade in rhino horn beyond the borders of South Africa, it could become very significant with regards to proposed draft regulations allowing ‘foreigners’ to export a maximum of two horns for ‘personal purposes’ – a proposal made by the South Government earlier this year.

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2016 Rhino Poaching Down but still Cause for Concern

  • Mon, 27 February 2017

South African government has released the official rhino poaching stats for 2016

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Vicious Attack on Rhino Orphanage

  • Wed, 22 February 2017

Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage Attacked by Poachers

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Thoughts of our CEO on Orphanage Attack

  • Tue, 21 February 2017

Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage Attacked by Poachers

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South Africa Proposes Trade in Rhino Horn

  • Thu, 09 February 2017

South Africa's government has proposed a legal domestic trade in rhino horn with a permit scheme to allow horn to be exported for personal purposes. Read Helping Rhinos opinion here

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Laikipia Pastoralist and Wildlife Situation

  • Thu, 09 February 2017

How the drought is causing tensions between pastoralists and wildlife conservancies in Laikipia, Kenya

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Chovha Bhasikoro

  • Sun, 15 January 2017

Chovha Bhasikoro - 1 12,000km cycle ride through Africa from Cairo to Cape Town

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uBejaneX Mountain Bike Challenge

  • Sat, 17 December 2016

A tale from the front line of the uBejaneX Mountain bike challenge. Truly an event to be proud of completing!

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Save Nandi with The Savanna

  • Wed, 23 November 2016

The Savanna, London's leading South African produce store has joined forces with Helping Rhinos to help save black rhino orphan Nandi

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Ringo the Rhino Orphan

  • Sat, 15 October 2016

Award winning wildlife artist KAren Laurence-Rowe has brilliant captured Ring the Rhino Orphan on canvas

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Horn Trade? A Private Owners View

  • Wed, 05 October 2016

Private Rhino Owner Ayesha Cantor gives her view, as a private rhino owner on the recent CITES vote to not allow a legal trade in rhino horn

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CITES Vote to Prevent a Legal Trade in Rhino Horn

  • Mon, 03 October 2016

CITES make a defining decision in continuing the ban on a legal trade in rhino horn

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Cornwall Coast and Clay 2016

  • Mon, 26 September 2016

In August 2016, Helping Rhinos was delighted to be back in Cornwall for the Coast and Clay cycling Sportive. Read how our amazing team of cyclists got on here

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On World Rhino Day...

  • Tue, 20 September 2016

See how you can help to protect rhinos and help to stop poaching by supporting our 'Eyes on Rhinos' campaign.

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Latest Poaching Stats from South Africa

  • Sun, 11 September 2016

South Africa release their official rhino poaching statistics as of 31st August 2016, and they show a decrease in overall losses

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Millie Marotta World Rhino Day Competition

  • Wed, 10 August 2016

Download our Millie Marotta rhino image, colour it in and enter our World Rhino Day Competition.

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Phil Liggett and Stephen Roche Dinner

  • Thu, 09 June 2016

Cycling legends Stephen Roche, 1974 Tour de France winner, and Phil Liggett, the Voice of Cycling, hosted an exclusive pre event dinner ahead of the 2016 HotChillee London-Paris ride.

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In Memory of Sir Gavyn Arthur

  • Tue, 24 May 2016

It is with great sadness that on the 16th May 2016 the Trustees of Helping Rhinos learned of the sudden death of our Patron, His Honour Sir Gavyn Arthur.

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Official Rhino Poaching Stats for South Africa

  • Mon, 09 May 2016

South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs have announced the latest official Rhino Poaching Stats

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Driving Against Extinction - Week 1

  • Sun, 08 May 2016

Jo and Daniel's Honeymoon Driving Against Extinction honeymoon trip - Week 1

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Kenya's Ivory and Rhino Horn Burn

  • Sat, 30 April 2016

On Saturday 30th April 2016, Kenya will burn 105 tonnes of stockpiled ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn. BUT WHY?

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Driving Against Extinction

  • Thu, 28 April 2016

Jo and Daniel Haesslich are field guides at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa with a deep passion for the natural world around them. On April 30th Jo and Daniel will be getting married and during their honeymoon they will take on a nature trip which they have called Driving Against Extinction.

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South Africa's No to Rhino Horn Trade

  • Thu, 21 April 2016

South Africa's Government say the will not bid to lift the global ban on trade in rhino horn

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Cycling River Cruise

  • Mon, 04 April 2016

Exclusive 15 day European Cycling River Cruise with Phil Anderson and Phil Liggett

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Black Mambas Visit the UK

  • Sun, 13 March 2016

Two members of The Black Mambas all female anti-poaching unit visited the UK in association with Helping Rhinos and gave a number of talks at various events. They were also joined by Richard Vigne, CEO of Ol Pejeta.

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It's Our Birthday!

  • Tue, 08 March 2016

March 8th 2016 is Helping Rhinos' 8th Birthday. We'd love ou to celebrate with us

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An Evening With Helping Rhinos at Carpenters' Hall

  • Wed, 24 February 2016

On Wednesday 24th February 2016 Carpenters' Hall was the place to be as Sir Gavyn Arthur hosted An Evening With Helping Rhinos.

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Our On-line Auction is Live - BID NOW

  • Thu, 11 February 2016

Friends and supporters of Helping Rhinos have kindly donated these amazing auction items and we hope you will place a bid in support of our work.

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Phil Liggett On Patrol with APU

  • Tue, 29 December 2015

Helping Rhinos Patron Phil Liggett and Trustee Trish Liggett join an Anti Poaching Unit on patrol in South Africa

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Christmas Full Moon

  • Thu, 24 December 2015

For the first time in 38 years, this Christmas Day will see a full moon, bringing fear to many rhino protectors.

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The Tale of Two Rhino Orphans

  • Sun, 13 December 2015

The story of Nandi and Strom's first few days at the Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage

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To Trade or Not To Trade?

  • Mon, 30 November 2015

To trade or not to trade – that is that the question? But Should it be? This is no Shakespeare play!

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South Africa Approves Domestic Trade

  • Mon, 09 November 2015

On Thursday 26th November 2015, a judge in South Africa ruled to set aside the Government’s 2009 ban on domestic trade in rhino horn.

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Lucy's Birthday Wish

  • Wed, 28 October 2015

Lucy Todd is 8 years old and lives in Scotland.  Even at such a young age Lucy has a huge passion for conserving the natural world and the wildlife that lives in it.

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Thandi has a Calf

  • Tue, 27 October 2015

13th January 2015 saw an unbelievable story take yet another twist as rhino poaching victim Thandi gave birth to a calf – a little girl. Although the whole world had been waiting for news of a calf for Thandi, the journey from poaching attack to new Mum in just under 3 years makes Thandi’s story one of the most incredible animal stories to have ever been told. And this is not a fictional tale – this is very real life!

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