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.
CNN writes about the heavy pressure on rhino from poaching in South Africa, as well as the factors that make Botswana a safer home for the species. The article examines the processes involved in preparation the rhino for translocation, as well as the myths about rhino horn that are threatening the survival of the species.…Details
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…Details
Journalist Marybeth Bond writes a candid piece about the fight to save Africa’s rhino – who is doing what, what is working and how you can help. The piece has a wonderful mention of the RWB project and the amazing work being done to raise awareness by Dereck and Beverly Joubert. Click here to read the…Details