Now open! 2018 Request for Research Proposals

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is requesting proposals for research that is directly applicable to management, propagation, and conservation of rhinoceros species under intensive protection and management in the wild or maintained ex situ. Proposals for research involving any scientific discipline(s) can be submitted and must directly address one of the targeted IRF research priorities…

June Rhino Champions: Rhino Protection Units

Our featured Rhino Champions for June are the Rhino Protection Units who patrol the forests of Indonesia to protect Sumatran and Javan rhinos. Javan Rhinos Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) is Indonesia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, the largest remaining tract of lowland tropical forest on the island of Java, and home to the world’s…

Help Fill a Ranger’s Backpack

You can support this month’s rhino champions – our Rhino Protection Units – by helping us buy the equipment that each ranger must carry on patrol, including a sleeping bag, tarp, raincoat, boots, cooking tools, mosquito net, machete and more. A full ranger kit costs $300, but a contribution of any amount will make a…