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Since our conception, we’ve established excellent working relationships with leading NGO’s, and international community groups. Through proactive collaborations, we are collectively utilising resources to campaign on both a local and international level to heighten public awareness, challenge political leaders and reach out to the global community through education.
In February 2015, we officially partnered with a leading South African NPC, Saving The Survivors, to launch an education programme helping teachers and extra curricular organisations bring rhino conservation into the classroom. This project also provides parents and primary carers with fun and engaging resources to encourage passive learning without geographical restrictions. The project has developed into a comprehensive distance learning programme comprising of eight topical modules; each contains fact and activity sheets designed to enhance a greater understanding of the five rhino species and to explore the environmental and human challenges which threaten their survival. The project has been specifically designed as a multifaceted learning platform which allows each module to be incorporated into curriculum based lessons or taught as stand alone topics.
The programme is now expanding into an exciting community outreach project. The aim is empowering rural, disadvantaged and vulnerable communities, the real stakeholders of African biodiversity, through vital educational support. The project endeavours the facilitation of a greater understanding of the importance of rhinos within the eco-
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We are working in association with Save Our Rhino, Facebook’s oldest rhino advocacy group with a diverse following of almost 19,000 members who comprise of concerned members of the public, activists, conservationists, rangers, veterinarians, farmers, media personalities and politicians.
Our current campaign, Save Africa’s Rhinos seeks to deflate the controversial allegations made by lobbyists who see an international trade of rhino horns as a solution to today’s poaching crisis in South Africa. After months of extensive research we collectively believe trade is a simplistic solution to a complex problem and aim to release a succession of articles to educate the wider public about the challenges and consequences of trading wildlife under the guise of conservation.
Laurian McLaren (Saving The Survivors-
Children at the Padang Changkat school in Perak Malaysia sign our “Creating Hope From Hurt” petitions after learning about the plight of rhinos in July 2015
Laurian and Jane with Dr. William Fowlds at the launch of the Medivet Save The Rhino campaign, Wetlands Center, London, May 2015.
Children at the Wanfu English Sky Castle, Taipei city, Taiwan have been busy learning about rhinos and raising money for Saving The Survivors
SAVING THE SURVIVORS
WildAct are a conservation NGO based in Vietnam. WildAct are currently focusing on changing the attitudes of Vietnamese people towards wildlife and encouraging young people to get involved in conservation. The organisation is also increasing awareness through education.....FIND OUT MORE >>>
RHINO RESCUE PROJECT
RRP have pioneered a cost effective and sustainable method of horn devaluation through an indelible dye infusion treatment which renders which devalues the horn/s. The process can also include micro-
Save Our Rhino is officially partnered with the following organisations
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We are a proud member of the Rhino Alliance, a group of independent rhino conservation NGOs and organisations from around the world who have joined forces to maximise resources and support one another’s initiatives. Find out more about the alliance and it’s members.....FIND OUT MORE >>>
THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE IS NOW THE
FOURTH LARGEST TRANS-
DRUGS, ARMS AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
ONE KILOGRAM OF RHINO HORN
NOW MORE VALUABLE THAN
GOLD, HEROIN, COCAINE AND DIAMONDS
MORE THAN 1200 RANGERS
KILLED ON THE FRONT LINES
IN THE LAST DECADE
MASSACRED FOR A MYTH
ASIA’S APHRODISIAC HAS BECOME