Category: South Africa

02.21.2022

Moments That Stand Out in The Rhino Poaching World

The Government of South Africa announced recently that 451 rhinos were killed by poachers in 2021. South Africa has lost…View Full Release »

02.10.2022

South Africa’s Private Game Reserves Under More Pressure From Poaching

The Government of South Africa released poaching figures for 2021, reporting an increase of 15% over the previous year. A…View Full Release »

02.07.2022

2022 Off & Running: Updates from the Field

Thanks to the support of Team Rhino, IRF and our partners around the world have been able to protect rhinos…View Full Release »

01.20.2022

Updated Poaching Numbers from Kruger National Park

Recent reports have updated poaching figures originally published early in 2021. Unfortunately, the numbers are not good. The research estimates…View Full Release »

12.15.2021

IRF Statement: Immediate Action Needed From South Africa to Combat Increase in Poaching

Twenty-four rhino carcasses have been found at various nature reserves and parks in South Africa since 1 December, the Department…View Full Release »

09.16.2021

Racing for Rhinos

Arnout Kok, a native of South Africa, races in the ARCA Menards Series in the United States. For the Sprecher…View Full Release »

02.10.2021

Celebrating Recent Wildlife Crime Wins

The fight against wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade is a constant battle. It is important to pivot strategies to…View Full Release »

02.08.2021

Skukuza Update

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is pleased to share with you an update on the Skukuza Court, often referred to…View Full Release »

02.01.2021

Steep Declines in Kruger’s Rhino Population Cause For Concern

A recent report from South Africa National Parks (SANParks) details steep declines in the rhino population in Kruger National Park,…View Full Release »

07.18.2020

Protecting Rhinos in the Face of a Pandemic

The crisis was building. COVID-19 had brought tourism to a halt and game reserves that depend on that income to…View Full Release »