With rhino poaching at an all-time high, South African Rugby Union team, The Sharks, have joined forces with andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation to support the work done through the Rhinos without Borders initiative. This partnership aims to raise awareness around the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa, but more importantly to assist in raising…Details
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The new Rhinos Without Borders monitoring aircraft, a two-seater Savannah piloted by Sven Bourquin, made its maiden survey flight over the landscapes of Botswana, on 02 March 2017. The aircraft’s design makes it well-suited for monitoring purposes. Agile in flight, even when fully-fitted with survey equipment, the Savannah will save considerable time as it is…Details
November 2015 – The Rhinos Without Borders project has seen significant progress, with the birth of a calf to one of the rhino moved as part of the first batch signifying a huge milestone for the initiative. The project has also managed to capture another batch of rhino in a critical rescue project at the…Details
December 2015 – Rhinos Without Borders is celebrating a year during which the project has seen the safe translocation of two batches of rhino from high risk poaching areas in South Africa to undisclosed locations in Botswana, a country that boasts a far lower poaching rate. The landmarks attained in 2015 mean that the initiative,…Details
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…Details