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Rare Javan Rhino Caught on Camera

By now you’ve probably seen this camera trap video of a Javan rhino wallowing – it’s gone viral! But we thought…View Full Release »


The Plan to Save Sumatran Rhinos: Step 4- Returning Rhinos to the Wild

If we don’t act now, the Sumatran rhino could be extinct in our lifetime. There is still a chance to save the Sumatran rhino. It takes a lot to save a species: vision, a plan, persistence…and your support.


What A Rhino Ranger Carries With Them on Patrol

Javan and Sumatran rhinos are two of the most endangered species on the planet. Without the continuous protection provided by…View Full Release »


Community Member Turns Over Weapon to Rhino Protection Unit

  The population of Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) is being threatened by illegal hunting in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park…View Full Release »


RPUs Catch Forest Encroachers at Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

Reported by Heri Pasiman, Summarized by Hanif Muhammad An integral part of our work in Sumatra is gatehring intelligence to…View Full Release »


The New Rhino Protection Units are Ready for Work in 2017

After a rigorous interview process and intense training, the new RPU teams are ready to start patrolling Bukit Barisan Selatan…View Full Release »


RPUs Detect Illegal Logging while on Patrol in Way Kambas National Park

(reported by WKNP RPU Arief F., summarized by Muhammad Hanif) This fall, the Rhino Protection Units working in Way Kambas National…View Full Release »


On Patrol: Rhino Protection Units in Indonesia

IRF’s Bowling for Rhinos tour spent a full day with Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) in Sumatra’s Way Kambas National Park….View Full Release »


Floating Anti-poaching Patrol Stations in Indonesia

Unicorn II is the name given to a floating patrol station that Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) now use to prevent…View Full Release »


Anti-poaching patrols in India's Manas National Park

Anti-poaching patrols in India’s Manas National Park are conducted on foot, in vehicles and on elephant-back, which gives forest guards…View Full Release »