U.S. To Burn Rhino Horn Stockpile -Takes Stand Against Rhino Horn Trade

TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES WILL NOT BE TOLERATED September 8, 2016 – The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) lauds the US Fish and Wildlife Service for burning its stockpile of confiscated rhino horn. This planned destruction, which will take place at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, comes just before World Rhino Day on September 22…

Rhino Experts Oppose Synthetic Rhino Horn as Solution to Poaching Crisis

Global Advocates Warn Against Unintended Consequences of Synthetic Rhino Horn Trade STRASBURG, Va., June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A San Francisco company, Pembient, recently announced it will soon release two products made with synthetic rhino horn: beer in China and skin cream in Vietnam. In response to the emerging industry, two leading rhino conservation organizations…