Category: Message from the Executive Director

07.21.2021

IRF’s 2020 Annual Report is Here!

For all of us, 2020 was a challenging year, as we navigated the devastating impact of the global pandemic. Despite…View Full Release »

04.20.2021

What Does the Future Hold for Rhinos?

Next month, on May 14th, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) will celebrate our 30th anniversary. IRF was born when several…View Full Release »

03.08.2021

Rhino Women on International Women’s Day

by Nina Fascione, IRF executive director The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated on March 8th, is…View Full Release »

02.05.2021

Stronger Together

The International Rhino Foundation is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year! We have seen some incredible successes in rhino conservation…View Full Release »

09.15.2020

2020 State Of The Rhino

The impacts of COVID-19 have been felt across the world. We hope that you and your loved ones are safe…View Full Release »

03.27.2020

A Letter to You From Dr. Susie Ellis

Dear IRF Family, After 13 years of productive and fulfilling work at IRF, I am retiring as IRF’s Executive Director. …View Full Release »

10.09.2019

2019 State of the Rhino Report: 10-Year Improvement in World Rhino Populations Offers Cautious Hope

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) has released the 2019 State of the Rhino Report. The report details the impacts on…View Full Release »

12.23.2018

Tsunami update from Indonesia

Dear IRF family, Yesterday, word came in from Indonesia that there had been a tsunami in the Sunda Straights, the…View Full Release »

08.22.2018

Rhinos at Risk 2018: Three African Rhinos Poached Every Day for Fifth Straight Year

    It is one month before World Rhino Day, and we urge governments and individuals to help “Keep the…View Full Release »

03.24.2018

Death of the Last Male Northern White Rhino

The International Rhino Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of the last male northern white rhino, Sudan, on Monday…View Full Release »