To legalize or not to legalize the trading of rhino horns to save the black rhino, white rhino from extinction in South Africa? Despite the huge lobby to legalize rhino horn trade as a means to curb the poaching of endangered rhino and stop the wildlife trafficking and illegal trade, we at NIKELA remain opposed.
From Peter Milton to Tom Snitch on to ShadowView calling them conservation drones, UAVs or Air Rangers, they are all about protecting the last rhino. Only recently with the increase in military equipped poachers ravaging entire elephant herds and rhino crashes have the experts turned to drones. Protecting endangered wildlife species from the sky with UAVs
As the number of rhinos killed by poachers keep rising, more traumatized orphaned calves are in need of care, Karen Trendler, Kirsten Everett. Kirsten Everett takes us on a touching journey as she looks at the horrors of a poacher attack though the eyes of a young rhino calf. My mother and I were contently
Black Rhino and White Rhino are being poached at the rate of 2 a day in South Africa by organized wildlife crime syndicates and being trafficked to Asia. Where is the concern? With the huge rhino losses being experienced in the Kruger National Park and other public and private game reserves (2,400 since 2006 :
Stop extinction! Protect endangered rhino and other African wildlife species from illegal trade and trafficking in South Africa. Watching Shannon fly her ambassador raptors in the clear South African sky was magical. Seeing her flinch as kids told stories of trapping and killing birds was painful. Hearing her dispel myths, open students’ eyes and touch
Horrific number of white rhino, black rhino poached in 2012, possibly 650 killed for illegal trade of their horn. Two heart warming stories of support. This letter is from Peter Milton who’s work we support via Nikela Rhino Rescue: As 2012 draws to a close, it is with heavy hearts that we reflect on the year.
Wildlife scavenger hunt for products made from horn, skin, bone, fur, feathers of endangered and threatened wildlife species. It’s the season when every nonprofit organization and cause is screaming “donate”, to stop this and change that… and empty your already low pocket book. At NIKELA we’re asking you to share photos. No, not
It’s going to take the collaborative efforts of conservationists, activists, scientists and ordinary people to end the illegal wildlife trade – Sec. Clinton… Going back four years… It all started almost four years ago when Russ and I were introduced to the amazing work of Shannon and Ben Hoffman. While experiencing the splendor
As always Animal Welfare Activist Chris Mercer tells it like it is. Asia’s illegal wildlife trade driving African wildlife species to extinction. ……. Let’s prove Chris Mercer wrong. Let’s show him that we do care, that we can change and that we will stop the looting of Africa’s wildlife, endangered, threatened and all species
Organized crime is poaching Africa’s rhino to extinction partly because law enforcement is neither trained nor organized. From one of our trusted INTEL and anti-poaching sources we hear that “Experienced Security Operatives” support the belief that Kwazulu-Natal (KZN) Rhino poaching is on the rise due, inexperienced enforcement efforts ignoring the basics of