50 Days to Save the African Rhino Rhino poaching is not a local problem anymore; it is a global issue. Five young people from around the world came to South Africa to work together and make a difference. They had 50 days to raise global awareness and funds to help save the African rhino fromContinue reading “50 Days to Save the African Rhino”
Global March For Elephants & Rhinos strategist and Y4AW founder’s presentation for the Rhino Commission of Inquiry parallax WcMgcq The South African government’s Rhino Commission of Inquiry will be hosting a 3 day stakeholder workshop from the 25th to the 27th of March 2015. During the 3 days they will listen to presentations and alsoContinue reading “Global March For Elephants & Rhinos strategist and Y4AW founder’s presentation for the Rhino Commission of Inquiry”
Banned Canned Hunting of Lions parallax WcMgcq Y4AW ambassador Kate Ochsman delves into the world of canned lion hunting and uses her interview with lion whisperer, Kevin Richardson, to highlight the various issues surrounding Canned Hunting such as the difference between canned hunting and ethical hunting, and the manipulation of volunteers. This film also featuresContinue reading “Banned Canned Hunting of Lions”
Former Y4AW interns continue conservation work after internship. parallax WcMgcq parallax WcMgcq The fight to stop the senseless slaughter of our wildlife does not stop when our interns go home after spending a month living in the South African bush. Youth 4 African Wildlife partnered with former interns Kate Ochsman (2014 intern) and Mary Obeyd (JanuaryContinue reading “Former Y4AW interns continue conservation work after internship.”
Video: Responsible Tourism 101 Our January 2015 interns talk about the dos and don’ts of responsible. A ‘How-To’ video to ensure that you don’t unwittingly contribute to animal cruelty when travelling to new places.
Video: Youth 4 Global Change parallax WcMgcq Can youth of today be a force for change and stop the slaughter of wildlife? Our Y4AW interns highlight successful youth movements in history and challenge youth of today to band together to end the poaching crisis.
Saving The Gene Pool OF The Last Great Tuskers parallax WcMgcq Jamie Joseph is a writer and environmental activist working fulltime on Africa’s poaching crisis and contributing to the current Youth 4 African Wildlife internship. On her latest article while she is based with the Y4AW interns she writes about a mission to save theContinue reading “Saving The Gene Pool OF The Last Great Tuskers”
The role of research in conservation In my quest to learn more about rhinos, I became disheartened when I discovered that there is so little research published about rhinos, even basic anatomy is not entirely known. We are essentially trying to save a species that we do not have much basic information about.
Is it time to move rhinos to safe havens? The sun began to set during the cool evening, stretching a golden hue over the African sky. I put down my camera to soak in the magnificence that lay before my eyes, a gift from nature. The sunlight reflected against their silhouettes, radiating tones of silverContinue reading “Is it time to move rhinos to safe havens?”
Video: Raising A Rhino Orphan Our interns put their newly acquired camera skills to use and show us what it takes to raise a calf orphaned by the rhino poaching crisis. This is one of four videos the interns get to produce while they are on the Y4AW internship.