rhinos

Conservation

Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns Are No Longer Banned for Medicine in China

A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Suspected Poachers Trying to Steal Rhino Horns Reportedly Eaten by Lions Instead

Don't mess with the animal kingdom.
River Donaghey
7.5.18
Conservation

The World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died

There are two aged females left in the subspecies, but are infertile, meaning they are almost certainly doomed to extinction.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Czech Zoo Is Cutting Off Its Rhinos' Horns to Protect Them from Poachers

The decision comes in the wake of a recent, brutal murder of a rhino at a zoo in Paris.
Drew Schwartz
3.15.17
palm oil

Why Green Bean Casserole Is Killing Off Rhinos

The creamy, bubbly casserole is an iconic Thanksgiving dish, but those French-fried onions on top—as well as a whole host of other supermarket foods—are full of wildlife-endangering palm oil.
Lauren Rothman
11.15.16
Kenya

Most Wanted Kenyan Ivory Dealer Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail

The historic trial was plagued by countless setbacks.
Louise Matsakis
7.23.16
Stuff

I Fought African Militias to Protect Rhinos from Extinction

From the comfort of Sydney, I'd read how rhino horn was now worth more than gold or cocaine. That one fact transported me to African lion country, staking out poachers with an ancient rifle.
Samuel Foy
7.14.16
video

Meet Diego, the Dog that Hunts Rhino Poachers

A rhino refuge in Kenya strapped a GoPro to its anti-poaching dog.
Clinton Nguyen
10.20.15
africa

Rhino Horn Cams? If Only Stopping Poachers Were That Easy

The proposal is expensive and likely ineffective.
Melissa Cronin
7.23.15
uk

Rhinos With Spy Cams in Their Horns Will Catch Poachers in the Act

The internet of rhinos.
Emiko Jozuka
7.20.15
Science

3D-Printed Rhino Horns Are Not the Solution to the Poaching Crisis, Experts Say

Some scientists are skeptical of a plan to flood the market with fake horns.
Kari Paul
7.7.15
News

The Six Countries Keeping the Tiger Poaching Trade Alive

A new analysis of trade networks shows how focused efforts could disrupt a global system of illegal wildlife trade.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.15
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