Open Letter Calls for Stronger Wildlife Trade Enforcement in Vietnam

Demand-reduction for rhino horn is one of the many intervention strategies in the fight against rhino poaching. IRF supports demand-reduction via Education for Nature - Vietnam, Vietnam’s first non-governmental organization focused on the conservation of nature and the protection of the environment. Established in 2000, ENV combats the illegal wildlife trade and creates awareness among... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus and Rhino Horn

Since news broke about the spread of the latest coronavirus, or COVID-19, there has been a great deal of misinformation across the internet. After it was announced that the virus originated at a wildlife trade market, people have increasingly commented on possible links between the coronavirus and rhino horn, despite there being no evidence of... Continue Reading →

Where Do Rhinos Stand After CITES CoP 18?

RHINO RECAP  Spirited and sometimes heated discussions wrapped up last week at the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Representatives from nearly every country on Earth gathered in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss trade issues pertaining not only to charismatic megavertebrates like rhinos... Continue Reading →

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