China’s Legalization of Rhino Horn: A Detriment to Wild Rhino Populations

Statement on China’s Legalization of Domestic Trade in Rhino Horn and Tiger Bone   China’s decision to legalize the use of rhino horn and tiger bone in traditional medicine is cause for great concern for rhinos and tigers and also for the international collaborations actively working to save these species from extinction.   The International…

Disney Conservation Fund Helps International Rhino Foundation Protect the Magic of Nature

The International Rhino Foundation is the latest recipient of support from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for its work to conserve t black rhino populations in Zimbabwe and the Sumatran rhino in Indonesia.Since 1995, the DCF has supported local efforts around the world aimed at saving wildlife, inspiring action and protecting the planet with more…

Team Rhino Spotlight: The Rhino Ninja

Vaughn Stevens is a 4th grader that plays basketball, loves cheeseburgers, and has a big passion for rhinos. Sounds pretty typical for a 10 year old except that he’s also a NINJA! Vaughn has spent the last several years practicing his ninja skills, has been coached by professional ninjas, and even competed on the television show…

Rhino Protection Units in Indonesia Celebrate their 23rd Anniversary

by Sectionov, IRF Indonesia Coordinator Twenty-three years ago today, Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) began protecting Indonesia’s two most critically endangered species – Sumatran and Javan rhinos. Funded by the International Rhino Foundation, RPUs are part of a long running partnership with Yayasan Badak Indonesia (YABI). Due to the incredible success of having RPUs in the…