Synthetic / bio-fabricated rhino horn: Will it save the rhino?
Over the past two years or so, SRI and IRF have been monitoring the progress of four US-based companies that have announced their intentions – with varying degrees of success – to produce synthetic or bio-fabricated rhino horn.
Legalising the horn trade
The current poaching crisis in South Africa has provoked a huge debate about the best way to stop poaching and save African rhino populations, including legalising the rhino horn trade
Tackling the demand for rhino horn
Over the past six years, rhino poaching has increased by a staggering and unprecedented amount and is mainly attributed to the growing demand for rhino horn from Vietnam. So can this surge in demand be tackled?
Is elephant and rhino poaching funding terrorism?
Illegal wildlife trafficking is one of the world's top criminal activities – ranked alongside drugs, arms and human trafficking. A number of recent reports have claimed that elephant and rhino poaching is being used to fund terrorism activities.
The Vietnam question
Why has demand for rhino horn increased in Vietnam and how is the country involved in the rhino poaching crisis?
Advanced Reproductive Technologies and priorities for rhino conservation
A Joint Statement by the International Rhino Foundation and Save the Rhino International (July 2015)
The additive theory of rhino horn trade
Does the sale of antique rhino horn have implications for the poaching of wild rhinos?
What is the sustainable use of wildlife? What are the arguments for and against it.
The use of drones in rhino conservation
What are drones and how useful are they for rhino conservation?