International Rhino Foundation Announces Generous Bequest from Mark Hopkins Schell

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is pleased to announce a recent, generous bequest of $300,000 from the estate of Mark Hopkins Schell to benefit rhino conservation and applied conservation research. Mark Hopkins Schell was a model, actor, successful business owner, and philanthropist, who hoped that his gift for rhinos would inspire others to support animal…

CITES and the Rhino Horn Trade

IRF believes that the rhino horn trade should not be legalized until there are convincing data indicating that legalization will enhance wild rhino conservation efforts. Heated discussions in the international conservation community are percolating about the legalization of trade in rhino horn, as well as trade affecting the conservation of other wildlife and plant species.…