Rhino Run Wines

All revealed on the war on rhino horns in award-winning documentary

Stroop documentary

The war against rhino poaching is no longer a conservation problem – it is a criminal problem. And although scores of information pertaining to the issue already exists, a large number of South Africans are unaware of how deep the issue really runs. To address this, Bonné de Bod, a well-known an award-winning wildlife television […]

What 2018 Meant to Rhinos

What did 2018 mean to rhinos?

Before we kick 2019 off properly, it’s time to take a look at how last year treated our favourite member of the Big Five. We’ve put together a summary of the main events (both good and bad) that took place in the world of rhinos last year. 

Young Capetonian wins International Eco-Hero award

Hunter Mitchell from Cape Town with rhino orphan Osita at Aquila Private Game Reserve. Hunter raises funds to fight rhino poaching.

Hunter Mitchell, a young man from Cape Town, has just won the prestigious Action For Nature  International Eco-Hero award for his work in raising over R170 000 to help save and raise orphaned rhinos.

The 3 most promising solutions to rhino poaching

How can we save the rhino?

We need to stop the slaughter of our rhinos. Rhinos are being poached for their ivory horns, which are more valuable than gold in Southeast and Far East Asia. Here are the top 3 solutions that experts have devised.

Hope for the northern white rhino subspecies: rhino impregnated in California

A southern white rhino female, named Victoria, has been impregnated via artificial insemination, researchers announced on Thursday. “It’s very exciting because this is our first pregnant rhino from artificial insemination here at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park,” Barbara Durrant, director of reproductive sciences at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research told AP. […]

‘Remembering Rhinos’ with Top Wildlife Photographers

Black rhino

A British wildlife photographer was so moved by the plight of our continent’s rhinos that she united 65 of the world’s top wildlife photographers against poaching. The result was “Remembering Rhinos’, a beautiful book the proceeds of which will go to anti-poaching efforts. For Margot Raggett this journey began in 2014 when she witnessed a […]

Hunter and Osita inspire company to fight rhino poaching

Hunter Mitchell from Cape Town with rhino orphan Osita at Aquila Private Game Reserve. Hunter raises funds to fight rhino poaching.

Hunter Mitchell from Cape Town is a young man that inspired the team at Footprint Sports Travel to get involved in the fight against rhino poaching, and do our part to help save these endangered species. Daily, rhinos around the world are being killed for their horns. Whether in a game reserve in South Africa […]

Is 2016 a good year for our rhinos?

In the month of September the Minister of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Edna Molewa, revealed to the public that there are promising signs that rhino poaching is on a downward trend in the year of 2016. This statement resulted from the most recent statistics gathered over a period from 1 January 2016 to 31 August 2016. […]

Let there be rhinos, let there be art

In a bid to ignite more public support for rhino protection Van Loveren Wines now backs an arts initiative aimed at children. Van Loveren Wines and their partner Royal Rhino has teamed up with the Rhino Art team for the roll out of a youth art conservation initiative aimed at schools. Royal Rhino works to […]