International Rhino Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: International Rhino Foundation
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Sumatran Rhino: Another 200 years? It's your call!

25 July 2014 | News storyHave you ever seen a Sumatran Rhino ( Dicerorhinus sumatrensis )? It is often said, we protect what we know and love, so SOS thought to share a short video of this unique, charismatic and Critically Endangered rhino species to ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sanctions against poacher-friendly Mozambique called for

Two international environmental organisations have called on the US government to implement trade sanctions against Mozambique for its official complicity in the ongoing rampant slaughter of elephants and rhinos by Mozambican nationals not only within ... [Published MWeb - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Black rhino breeding success confirmed in Dubbo

Assistant Minister for PlanningEnvironment Minister Rob Stokes today announced two rare Black Rhinoceros at TarongaWestern Plains Zoo are pregnant."The confirmed pregnancies are yet another success for the staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo who work ... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Environmentalists Call for Trade Sanctions Against Mozambique for Rhino and Elephant Poaching

World News: 16:09 GMT Wednesday 2nd July 2014 . [ Environmental Investigation Agency via PR Newswire via SPi World News ]WASHINGTON July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/Today the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation ... [Published SPi World News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

NGOs Call for US Sanctions For Poaching

Two prominent NGOs—the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF)—are petitioning the U.S government to slap Mozambique with trade sanctions due to the country’s role in regional poaching. The groups contend ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mozambique: Obama Urged to Sanction Govt Over Elephant, Rhino Poaching

Washington — Environmentalists are formally urging President Barack Obama to enact trade sanctions on Mozambique over the country's alleged chronic facilitation of elephant and rhinoceros poaching through broad swathes of southern Africa.Investigators ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Environmentalists Call for Trade Sanctions Against Mozambique for Rhino and Elephant Poaching

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) announced they are petitioning the Obama Administration to impose trade sanctions against Mozambique in ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Javan Rhinos: Rangers protect the unseen

27 June 2014 | News storyLike the semi-mystical Saola , the Critically Endangered Javan Rhino ( Rhinoceros sondaicus ) is rarely seen. That does not dishearten the 16 members of Java's 4-man Rhino Protection Units (RPUs), however. Trekking hundreds of ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn's journey (Wildllife Feature)

Guwahati, June 29As authorities continue to grapple with the deeply entrenched racket of poaching of the famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam, the demand for its horn in markets abroad refuse to die down.The state symbol of the northeast Indian state ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn Salesmen

[ Life ]A federal grand jury in Los Vegas today issued indictments for two men accused of selling black rhinoceros horns in the U.S. The men were caught in a sting that was part of “Operation Crash,” a nationwide investigation into the rhino horn trade ... [Published WebProNews - Apr 03 2014]

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"Zoos like Taronga Western Plains Zoo play an important role in ensuring Black Rhinos and other endangered species survive, by engaging people in efforts to protect these wonderful animals in the wild" Troy Grant, Local Member for Dubbo said
...the U S government with the evidence it needs to act urgently and decisively to impose strong measures against Mozambique ," Thornton said. "We applaud the United States for being a world leader in fighting wildlife crime."
"Although they have been given direction by the international community to enact certain controls, those have been only superficial and have had no meaningful effect. If you look at the large-scale poaching and illegal trade in rhino horn and elephant ivory out of Mozambique, it's directly undercut President Obama's [efforts] on wildlife trafficking."
"Due to translocation, the number of rhinos in Manas National Park increased to 31. We have launched an Anti-Rhino Poaching Task Force and have installed CCTV cameras all over the national parks" he said, adding that a new battalion has been deployed with better training to guard the parks

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The Sumatran Rhino: Another 200 years? It's you... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 25 2014]
Sanctions against poacher-friendly Mozambique c... [Published MWeb - Jul 15 2014]
Black rhino breeding success confirmed in Dubbo [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
Environmentalists Call for Trade Sanctions Agai... [Published SPi World News - Jul 09 2014]
NGOs Call for US Sanctions For Poaching [Published Epoch Times - Jul 06 2014]
Mozambique: Obama Urged to Sanction Govt Over E... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 04 2014]
Environmentalists Call for Trade Sanctions Agai... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 02 2014]
Environmentalists Call for Trade Sanctions Agai... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jul 02 2014]
Javan Rhinos: Rangers protect the unseen [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jun 30 2014]
From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino hor... [Published ProKerala.com - Jun 29 2014]
“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn S... [Published WebProNews - Apr 03 2014]
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