Month: September 2015

Volunteer travel injections South Africa

On all ROV programs you will come into contact with animals. Whether its cheetahs in South Africa or monkeys in Cambodia there will always be animals in the places we work in. So its not surprising that we are often asked for advice on whether volunteers need particular injections and whether they should get rabies…



Can free trade agreements save the rhino?

There’s a war going on!  Poachers and Game Park wardens carry heavy duty automatic weapons. The slaughter continues with 1215 rhinos killed in 2014. Desperate measures are underway including establishing an “insurance population” in Australia. See here; http://theaustralianrhinoproject.org Why are things getting worse? Rising living standards in Asia, the primary market for rhino horn, means more and…



Hooray for Rhino Day!!!!

These magnificent, two ton, behemoths desperately need our help. Two White Rhinos Bogus “medicinal” cures Rising prosperity in Asia means more people can afford  bogus “medicinal” cures and rhino horn is one of the most popular. More valuable per gram than gold, diamonds or cocaine, predictably, international crime gangs now pay enormous sums to villagers…



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