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 ...

South Africa shoots rhino poachers, but lets kingpins walk, new report finds

(SOUTH AFRICA / WILDAID) Rhino poaching middlemen and kingpins continue to operate with impunity in South Africa, according to a new WildAid report, which reveals how the country has failed to pr...

Domestic rhino horn trade could fuel poaching, WildAid warns

(South Africa / WildAid) - South Africa’s top court has ruled in favor of allowing domestic trade in rhino horns, WildAid has learned. Since 2009, a government-backed moratorium had been in plac...

Despite poaching, South Africa plans for rhino horn trade

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government is moving ahead with plans to allow a domestic trade and limited export of rhino horns, alarming many international conservationists who believe rhinos wi...

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says poachers killed 1,054 rhinos in the country last year, a 10.3 percent drop from 2015. The environmental affairs department on Monday attributed ...

South African rangers kill 3 suspected poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African authorities used a helicopter to recover the bodies of three suspected poachers who were fatally shot by rangers in a wildlife park where rhino poaching has increase...