Project Rhino KZN announced that South African Youth Rhino Ambassadors and the World Youth Wildlife Declaration are heading to Vietnam in October.
Five Youth Rhino Ambassadors have been selected to represent South Africa and carry an important appeal to Vietnamese citizens and Asian government leaders to urgently bring an end to the rhino poaching crisis.
This is the first time South African youth have been invited to visit Vietnam – internationally recognized as a key consumer country and hub for the sale of rhino horn – and participate in a government-led demand reduction campaign. They will be guests of Operation Game Change, a joint Vietnam/US government initiative aimed at ending wildlife crime in Vietnam, especially rhino horn trafficking.
Check the Project Rhino KZN Facebook page to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/projectrhinokzn/
Metlife Mall and Amathole Museum have partnered to celebrate World Rhino Day on Tuesday, 22 September 2015.
Visit the mall to see the work done to conserve these amazing animals. details:http://metlifemall.com/metlife-mall-news/2015/09/amathole-museum-celebrates-world-rhino-day/
Underberg, South Africa will host the inaugural Challenge of RHINO, The Peak on World Rhino Day, September 22 2015.
Its unique connection with its namesake and its natural beauty makes RHINO, The Peak a premier destination for international FKT athletes, hikers and tourists. Five of South Africa’s best trail runners, 3 intrepid rock climbers and a band of able hikers take on the challenge to summit RHINO, The Peak in the Fastest Recorded Time ever!
Following 2015 Rhino Benefit Challenge, dignitaries, trail runners and hikers from across the globe will be invited to register for RHINO, The Peak Challenge and contribute to rhino conservation. To further contribute to rhino conservation and wilderness trail maintenance, a mountain triathlon, named Rhino Revenge and a family challenge, named the Rhino Romp will be held in the shadow of Rhino, The Peak in 2016 Part of the proceeds will be donated to rhino conservation and Maloti-Drakensburg wilderness trail maintenance.
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Cape Town based company Chameleon Books firmly believes that conservation starts with education for both children and adults.
They are doing a crowdfunding campaign which aims to raise money to do a print run of the Rescuing Rhino book.
Rescuing Rhino is an illustrated story about an orphaned baby rhino, how he was cared for and eventually released back into the wild. The book deals with caring for orphaned wild animals and the plight of the rhino with fact and activity sections focused around the rhino and other orphaned animals. We have set up our rewards system in such a way that people who contribute to our campaign have the option of receiving books to donate to a charity/school of their choice.
In the build up to World Rhino Day, Judy will be holding a garden fundraiser in Cape Town on Sunday the 20th of September from 2pm to 5pm in order to raise funds for the campaign. Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends and family to enjoy some fun in the garden, learn some history of the area and have a cup of tea with the Chameleon Books team.
A great World Rhino Day challenge from South Africa!
Either you donate $5 to a rhino conservation fund – OR – you paint your nose red and challenge FIVE other people to do the same. Once challenged, you have 48 hours to accept or reject the challenge!
Here is the link to learn more https://www.facebook.com/events/520914911390655/
#TeamRhinoTeam Rhino’s roster is global, and our plays are local. From a rookie-level retweet to a Major League donation, all members of Team Rhino are joining forces to compete against the greatest poaching crisis this century. And we play to win!
Sport the jersey. Cheer on rhinos by facing the crowd and showing your team spirit. Go #TeamRhino!
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve to celebrate World Rhino Day on September 22.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve will donate R500 to the Wilderness Foundation for every booking we receive on the day, between 08h00 and 17h00.
Guests booking this must travel by 14th December 2014. Terms & conditions apply. Contact the reservations department to find out more via http://www.sanbona.com/propertyenquiries.asp?ProjectID=3
Jock Safari Lodge to celebrate World Rhino Day on September 22.
Jock Safari Lodge will donate R500 to the Wilderness Foundation for every booking we receive on the day, between 08h00 and 17h00. Guests booking this must travel by 14th December 2014. Terms & conditions apply. Contact the reservations department to find out more via http://www.jocksafarilodge.com/propertyenquiries.asp?ProjectID=5
Heart of Africa in Capetown celebrates World Rhino Day with a chance to will a Sterling Silver rhino necklace.
Project Rhino KZN Campaign necklaces can also be purchased for R250 each, visit www.heartafrica.co.za/campaigns for more details (R150 will be donated to Project Rhino KZN)