PRESS RELEASE: RHINOS WITHOUT BORDER SPREADS MESSAGE OF HOPE ON WORLD RHINO DAY

With the world’s rhino increasingly threatened by the rapidly growing scourge of poaching, today’s World Rhino Day provides the ideal opportunity for companies such as &Beyond and Great Plains Conservation to celebrate the steps taken to protect these iconic animals. First initiated by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa in 2010, World Rhino…

In the Media: Rhinos to be moved from South Africa to Botswana in anti-poaching drive

The Guardian welcomes the announcement of an anti-poaching initiative that aims to move up to 100 rhino from South Africa to the remote wilderness of Botswana. Each rhino will be tagged and microchipped for research and monitoring, while an anti-poaching team will work with Botswana’s government to monitor the animals.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/13/rhinos-south-africa-botswana-anti-poaching-drive

In the Media: You can save these rhinos

Africa Geographic examines how the Rhinos Without Borders initiative provides everyone with an opportunity to contribute towards the conservation of rhinos, which are under threat from the increased scourge of poaching. Donations through a crowd-funding page go directly towards the Rhinos Without Borders translocation initiative, run in conjunction with top experts in rhino poaching and…

In the Media: Saving the rhino

A montage of photos by acclaimed wildlife photographer Beverly Joubert, which capture the drama and emotion of the first translocation of rhinos from South Africa to Botswana. Relive the rhinos’ incredible journey, from shots of the vets darting the animals by helicopter, to dramatic footage of the experienced wildlife relocation team loading the rhinos in…

In the Media: Protecting rhinos in South Africa

The Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) explores South Africa’s rhino poaching crisis. With three rhino lost each day in the Kruger National Park, the feature examines the security measures being put in place there and in smaller reserves that have experienced exceptional success thanks to good community relationships and solid intelligence networks. Alternative solutions include legalising…