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Rhino Protection work featured on ITV Schofield's South African Adventure

It was the dream of our late Founder Dr. Ian Player DMS to protect the beautiful white rhino from extinction. We're working with Medivet and Dr. William Fowlds to make that dream a reality

2018-09-26T09:46:46+00:00March 9th, 2017|Forever Wild, Foundation News|0 Comments

Andrew Muir: Fighting rhino poachers only the start – all wildlife needs help

Wilderness Foundation Africa CEO Andrew Muir represented the global wilderness movement at the recent Davos World Economic Forum Meeting

2018-09-26T09:46:47+00:00February 14th, 2017|Forever Wild, Foundation News|Comments Off on Andrew Muir: Fighting rhino poachers only the start – all wildlife needs help

Medivet Launch Rhino Protection Campaign

We are delighted that Medivet are working with the Wilderness Foundation and Dr. Will Fowlds to help protect the rhino. Medivet commented: "The future of one of the planet's most noble creatures is under threat. In 2014, over 1,215 rhinos were brutally slaughtered for their horns in South Africa, making it the worst poaching year on [...]

2018-09-26T09:50:15+00:00May 13th, 2015|Forever Wild, Wilderness Action|0 Comments

Rhino Population in South Africa Reaches Tipping Point!

Is the Rhino Population reaching tipping point where the number of rhino deaths exceeds the number of births? In Pretoria in late January, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa stated at a media conference. “We cannot say we are winning the war on poaching,” she says. “The figures are worryingly high.” Molewa says losses would have been much higher had it not [...]

2018-09-26T09:50:28+00:00February 17th, 2015|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

Will You March this Saturday? On October 4th people in cities throughout the world will march as one voice to save Elephants and Rhinos. The countdown to their extinction has begun. Unless action is taken now, we will lose these majestic, highly intelligent, and emotionally sentient creatures FOREVER. March Against Extinction More than 35,000 elephants [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:26+00:00October 2nd, 2014|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Wax nominate in aid of Forever Wild

'WAX NOMINATE' FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY 'VOICES OF CONSERVATION' The Wilderness Foundation are delighted that World Wide Experiences  'Voices of Conservation' team have decided  to support our Forever Wild Initiative by launching the 'Wax Nominate' fundraising campaign Inspired by the incredible success of the Ice Bucket Challenge they wanted to start a similar initiative to raise awareness for [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:26+00:00September 19th, 2014|Forever Wild, Foundation News, Fundraising|0 Comments

Call for Action – Save the Rhino and their land

Please sign our petition and say NO to the Fuleni Anthracite project. We need your help.  The Fuleni Anthracite Project is about to be given the green light  to proceed with the next phase of its plans to open a coal mine that would desecrate the iMfolozi Wilderness Area for future generations forever. Ibutho Coal [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:26+00:00July 27th, 2014|Forever Wild, Wilderness Action|0 Comments

Can you spare a minute for Rhino Protection?

The world's greatest (and oldest) rhino sanctuary is under threat. Plans are underway to build an open-cast coal mine just 40 metres (130 feet) from the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park. Rangers fear it will destroy the wilderness and clear the way for poachers, who have butchered nearly 400 rhinos in South Africa this year alone, but we [...]

Save the Rhino – Demand Reduction Strategy News

Two Vietnamese pop stars have been co-opted into South Africa's campaign to save the rhino so that they can help spread the message in East Asia where demand for rhino horn is huge. The two, Thu Minh and Thanh Bui, were hosted by the Wilderness Foundation SA, who are leading the Forever Wild campaign. The [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:56+00:00May 23rd, 2014|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Chobe Elephants March to Gaborone

  Chobe Elephants are trying to follow their ancient migratory route Chobe elephants have been trying to find an ancient route to their former habitat in Gaborone over the past week.   Once again they are going dangerously close to towns which have been built across their paths. Read full article here   

2018-06-30T14:03:56+00:00April 10th, 2014|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Forever Wild Programme Expanded

The Forever Wild programme is now in the process of being expanded to include lion, leopard, elephant and great white shark conservation initiatives as they represent key species symptomatic of the challenges facing the environments in which they live. By using iconic wildlife species as the flagship to draw attention to challenges facing conservation and wilderness areas across Africa, [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:57+00:00February 12th, 2014|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Tougher action on wildlife crime

We are delighted that the European Parliament is calling for tougher action on wildlife crime. On Wednesday 15th January, the European Parliament announced it is backing an EU Resolution in Illegal Wildlife Crime. The Ministers of the Environment Parliament (MEPs) are recognising the role of highly organised international criminal gangs in the trafficking of wildlife, which are [...]

2018-06-30T14:03:57+00:00January 21st, 2014|Forever Wild|0 Comments

Forever Wild launches anti-poaching tip-off line

The Wilderness Foundation launched the Forever Wild – Rhino Protection Initiative in May, 2011. The Campaign aims to gather support from the public and various stakeholders to help fight against rhino poaching in South Africa and save the rhino from extinction. "It is only through a GLOBAL campaign and POLITICAL will that we can save this remnant [...]

2018-06-30T14:04:59+00:00May 2nd, 2012|Forever Wild|0 Comments