Category: Africa

05.22.2024

How Science is Being Used to Secure a Brighter Future for Black Rhinos in Namibia

This blog was written by IRF partner, Minnesota Zoo Foundation The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) supports rhino conservationists and scientists around…View Full Release »

02.15.2024

Disrupting the Illicit Rhino Trade Across Kavango Zambezi Trans Frontier Conservation Area 

This blog was written by IRF partner, Wildlife Crime Prevention (WCP) Zambia The greatest threat rhino populations have faced over…View Full Release »

09.12.2023

A Hopeful Outcome for 2,000 White Rhinos

Earlier this week, African Parks, a nonprofit conservation organization working in 12 countries across Africa, announced their acquisition of 2,000…View Full Release »

09.07.2023

Smart Collars and Rhino Conservation

Learn how rhino-carrying reserves in South Africa, particularly the Eastern Cape, are using rhino collar technology to detect and transmit abnormal rhino behavior in real-time.

07.24.2023

Inspiring the Next Generation of Rhino Conservationists

IRF works with multiple partners across rhino range states to engage the local community in conservation efforts and facilitate their efforts to become active partners in wildlife protection.

06.26.2023

From the Field: News from the Latest Rhino Management Operation

The Lowveld Rhino Trust (LRT), our on-the-ground partners in Zimbabwe, manage the rhino monitoring program in Bubye Valley Conservancy, a…View Full Release »

04.24.2023

Belinda and Other Rhinos in Zimbabwe’s Bubye Valley are Thriving

It’s widely considered that seven years is the average age at which wild black rhino females give birth to their…View Full Release »

02.01.2023

State of the Rhino Update: Rhino Poaching Nearly Doubles in Namibia

February 01, 2023 Earlier this week, officials reported that 87 rhinos were killed by poachers in Namibia last year. This…View Full Release »

01.25.2023

State of the Rhino Update: Kenya and India’s state of Assam report zero rhino poaching losses in 2022

India’s state of Assam, where the majority of the country’s greater one-horned rhino population resides, announced they  had zero rhino…View Full Release »

12.16.2022

Another Rhino Back on His Feet

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and our partner, the Lowveld Rhino Trust (LRT), undertake emergency interventions, including providing support for…View Full Release »