Too Early to Celebrate Decline in South Africa Rhino Poaching

(WILDAID) - Just as the South African government reported fewer rhinos poached in 2018, Hong Kong authorities yesterday announced a record-breaking seizure of rhino horn from two air passengers travel...

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government is reporting progress in the fight against rhino poaching. The environmental affairs ministry said Wednesday that poachers killed 769...

Africa wildlife films try to inspire amid poaching scourge

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A documentary film about rhino poaching won awards at film festivals in Europe and the U.S. this year. But since bringing "STROOP: journey into the rhino horn war" home to South Af...

Bonhams Should Take Rhino Horn Off the Auction Block

WildAid and other international wildlife conservation organizations are calling on Bonhams to immediately withdraw all 21 pieces of rhino horn from its November auction in Hong Kong and to permanently...

WildAid Report Shows Dramatic Decline in Rhino Horn Prices

Twenty-five years after China’s ban on the domestic sale of rhino horn, and nine months since Vietnam, the second most significant market for the product, began enforcing its ban, prices of the ...

Taiwan's Leofoo Village to offer discount tickets for World Rhino Day during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Leofoo Village Theme Park in Hsinchu County will offer nearly half price tickets to all visitors during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival (Sep. 22 – 24) which coincides...

Danai Gurira Fights Back Against Rhino Poaching as Malaysia Seizes Rhino Horns In Transit to Vietnam

SAN FRANCISCO (WildAid) - American actress and playwright Danai Gurira is calling on the public to stand strong against rhinoceros poaching. The Black Panther star is featured in a series of bill...

Dimension Data and Cisco Take Anti-Poaching Technology into Africa

LONDON & JOHANNESBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--Global technology giants ,Dimension Data and Cisco, today announced that they are expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programm...

Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

KENYA (WILDAID) – It is with great sadness that Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Dvůr Králové Zoo and WildAid announce that Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, ...

Tens of millions reached on World Rhino Day 2017

(WILDAID) - A series of awareness campaigns from WildAid and partners released on World Rhino Day have reached tens of millions of people worldwide, predominately in rhino horn demand countries China ...

Ma Weidu Speaks Out Against Rhino Horn Collectables on World Rhino Day

CHINA (WILDAID) - Media and conservation groups joined renowned Chinese antiques collector Ma Weidu on World Rhino Day to release a new campaign to protect rhinos. Hosted by National Geographic's ...

Few bidders in online sale of South African rhino horn

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino breeder in South Africa who held what he called the world's first legal online auction of rhino horns says there were fewer bidders and sales than expected. ...

South African rhino breeder readies online auction of horns

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for a rhino breeder in South Africa say bidding will start Wednesday in an online auction of 264 rhino horns after a court ordered the government to hand over a permit allo...

South Africa moves ahead on domestic trade in rhino horn

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government is moving ahead with draft regulations for a domestic trade in rhino horn, despite critics' concerns that a legal market will spur rhino poaching. ...

Famous Chinese antiques expert visits rhino poaching front line

(SOUTH AFRICA / WILDAID) Prestigious antiques expert and host of a popular online talk show Mr Ma Weidu joined WildAid and Investec Rhino Lifeline in South Africa this month to witness first-hand the ...