Raising Awareness for Sumatran Rhinos with Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders

For the last 18 months, a select group of early career conservationists have been working in partnership with the IRF team through the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL) program. Six diverse professionals are committed to supporting our Sumatran rhino program, bringing unique skills and resources to supplement the objectives of the Sumatran Rhino Survival Alliance. A... Continue Reading →

The Plan to Save Sumatran Rhinos: Capture

If we don’t act now, the Sumatran rhino could be extinct in our lifetime. There is still a chance to save the Sumatran rhino. It takes a lot to save a species: vision, a plan, persistence...and your support.

Last Chance to Save Sumatran Rhinos

If we don’t act now, the Sumatran rhino could be extinct in our lifetime. There is still a chance to save the Sumatran rhino. It takes a lot to save a species: vision, a plan, persistence...and your support.

Saving the Sumatran Rhino – While We Still Can

This is our last chance to save Sumatran rhinos. In dense, steamy rainforests on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo, Earth’s few remaining Sumatran rhinos are struggling to exist. Barely hanging on in fragmented sub-populations, this rhino is so rare – fewer than 80 survive – that only a handful of people have ever... Continue Reading →

Mourning Tam: Sabah’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino

A statement from Susie Ellis, PhD, Executive Director, International Rhino Foundation “Tam”, a male Sumatran rhino whose estimated age was 35 years, died today in Sabah, Malaysia following a prolonged illness. Tam’s health had deteriorated in the last few months, Sabah Wildlife Department sources said. Tam passed away surrounded by the dedicated keepers and veterinary... Continue Reading →

New Strategic Partners Join the Effort to Save Sumatran Rhinos

Last World Rhino Day we announced the launch of Sumatran Rhino Rescue, a groundbreaking collaboration between five of the world’s leading conservation groups to support the Government of Indonesia’s Emergency Action Plan to save the Sumatran rhino. Today on Endangered Species Day, we are pleased to welcome three new strategic partners to the Sumatran Rhino... Continue Reading →

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