Category: Rhino Horn

02.20.2020

Open Letter Calls for Stronger Wildlife Trade Enforcement in Vietnam

Demand-reduction for rhino horn is one of the many intervention strategies in the fight against rhino poaching. IRF supports demand-reduction…View Full Release »

02.18.2020

Coronavirus and Rhino Horn

Since news broke about the spread of the latest coronavirus, or COVID-19, there has been a great deal of misinformation…View Full Release »

11.09.2018

China’s Legalization of Rhino Horn: A Detriment to Wild Rhino Populations

Statement on China’s Legalization of Domestic Trade in Rhino Horn and Tiger Bone   China’s decision to legalize the use…View Full Release »

05.02.2018

How does a rhino scratch his nose?

A rhino rubbing post, a stump worn down and polished to a smooth finish by years of use by rhinos…View Full Release »

10.13.2016

CITES and Rhinos: Outcomes of CoP17

In heated discussions last week at the CITES Conference of the Parties (COP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Parties (182…View Full Release »

09.22.2016

CITES and the Rhino Horn Trade

IRF believes that the rhino horn trade should not be legalized until there are convincing data indicating that legalization will…View Full Release »

09.08.2016

U.S. To Burn Rhino Horn Stockpile -Takes Stand Against Rhino Horn Trade

TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES WILL NOT BE TOLERATED September 8, 2016 – The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) lauds the US…View Full Release »

02.25.2016

Finding Hope for Rhinos Amid Loss

  Warning — Graphic Description Below Desperately trying to stay near her mother’s body after she was killed by poachers,…View Full Release »

06.26.2015

Rhino Experts Oppose Synthetic Rhino Horn as Solution to Poaching Crisis

Global Advocates Warn Against Unintended Consequences of Synthetic Rhino Horn Trade STRASBURG, Va., June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A San…View Full Release »

05.19.2015

IRF Statement on Hunt of Namibian Black Rhino

While the International Rhino Foundation does not condone the hunt of a Namibian rhino bull under the permit auctioned by the Dallas Safari Club, it is legal under Namibian and United States law, as well as under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).