Conservation is Collaborative

Conservation is collaborative. There is more work to do to save rhinos than one person or organization can ever accomplish in a lifetime. IRF partners with like-minded people and truly exceptional organizations around the world to save rhinos. Visit rhinos.org to learn more.

Together we can do GREAT things!

Deep in the jungle of Way Kambas National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia, a team of park rangers and IRF-funded Rhino Protection Units searched the forest and apprehended nine illegal loggers operating in the park, destroying precious habitat for rhinos, tigers, elephants, and tapirs. Meanwhile, half a world away, in Zimbabwe’s Lowveld region, another IRF-funded team…

The Science of Endangered Feces

So what’s the poop on rhinos? The IRF aims to to share every detail of information that people might not know about rhinos. Not only do rhinos need our help, every aspect of their biology is fascinating. Including, pardon us – rhino poop. Rhinos are plant eaters. White and Greater one-horned rhinos are grazers that…

Rhino Protection Units Catche Illegal Loggers at Way Kambas National Park

As reported by the Way Kambas Rhino Protection Unit Based on tips by local villagers that live in the surrounding areas of Way Kambas National Park (WKNP), a group of Nibung wood (Oncosperma tigillarium) loggers inside of Way Kambas National Park. In response to this information, National Park authorities assembled a team consisting of Park Rangers…

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 (BBSNP). Rhino protection units (RPUs) started patrolling the area which have allowed for the sun bear to safely begin re-inhabiting the forest. RPUs also began raising awareness in the local communities about illegal hunting and it’s…