Rhino Run Wines

Rangers risk it all to protect vulnerable game from poachers

Kruger National Park ranger Andrew Desmet was mistaken for a poacher and shot in an anti-poaching operation. He fought back against severe injuries that meant he can no longer walk long distances or run. Acquiring his pilot's licence, he now contributes to the fight against poaching from the air.

Rangers in some of South Africa‚Äôs nature reserves put their lives on the line almost daily in an effort to protect game that are vulnerable to poaching. On 24 May 2013, Kruger National Park (KNP) section ranger Andrew Desmet was severely injured when he was accidentally shot near the Letaba river by a member of […]

Technology, alliances and focus could turn the tide against rhino poaching in Kruger

An integrated approach in the fight against rhino poaching, seems to be paying off in the Kruger National Park. This focused strategy includes creating close alliances in Swaziland and Mozambique, involving local communities and employing cutting-edge technology.

An integrated approach in the fight against rhino poaching, seems to be paying off in the Kruger National Park. This focused strategy includes creating close alliances in Swaziland and Mozambique, involving local communities and employing cutting-edge technology. Rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park (KNP) has decreased by 23% in 2016 and by a further […]

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. […]