This week sees the release of ‘Sides of a Horn’, a narrative short film telling the story of Africa’s poaching war from both sides of the fence. I chatted to Director Toby Wosskow about the film’s release.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 2, Scene 3 – The trouble with water
In this week’s Shamwari series we discover two white rhinos drowned in a river and are left with the task of figuring out what happened. We also go on a rescue mission to try and save a stranded gemsbok and I end up with a botfly larvae in my leg!
Inside the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 2018
This month I was fortunate enough to attend one of the biggest and most important wildlife events of the year; the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference
Goodnight Sudan: the world’s last male Northern White Rhino has died
Sudan, the last male Northern White Rhino has passed away. on 19th March 2018 Sudan took his last breath, following age-related complications. These complications
Introducing Sides of a Horn – Guest post by teenage conservationist Bavukile Vilane
Sides of a Horn details the rhino poaching epidemic from the perspective of the three characters most directly affected: the ranger, the poacher, and the rhino.
Trophy ‘shockumentary’: Does it really compare to Blackfish?
Trophy film review: Within moments of the film opening (to a scene of father and young son shooting dead a ‘trophy’ deer), we are introduced to South Africa’s most successful rhino breeder, John Hume.
Remembering Rhinos launch: Special interview with Founder Margot Raggett
This week, many of the world’s top wildlife photographers and leading conservationists are joining forces once again for a series of events in London –
Rhino’s Up: A six-year old’s fight to protect the last Northern White Rhinos
Six-year-old Frankie is on a fundraising mission for Ol Pejeta Conservancy, through his campaign ‘Rhinos Up’
‘Should the global trade of rhino horn be legalised?’ Debate review
In a packed out theatre room in the Royal Institute of Great Britain, I attended my first ever formal debate this time last month; ‘Should
Saving rhinos the Black Mambas’ way: Anneka Svenska interview
The Black Mambas are a nearly all-women anti-poaching unit created to protect the rhinos of the 400km² Balule Nature Reserve, and keep poachers out of