The first country to use the dehorning method to protect its rhinos from poaching was Namibia. Between 1989 and the 1990s, dehorning together with fast improvements in security and increases in funding for anti-poaching units was perceived by most stakeholders to have contributed drastically to decreasing poaching losses. Not a single dehorned rhino was poached in Namibia (Save The Rhino : 2018). There have been a few other successful stories across Africa. Rhinos that have been dehorned in certain Zimbabwe Lowveld conservancies in recent years appear to have a 29.1% higher chance of survival than horned animals. Just over one third of all reserves’ rhinosRead More →

Daniel Borley entered and won the “Do More for Africa” competition run by Avios and our partners the TUSK Trust. Worldwide Experience together with our Victoria Falls project, the Nakavango Conservation Progamme sponsored a two week conservation placement as the prize. Daniel travelled with us to Nakavango in January 2018, and was so inspired by his experience, that he is one of our Worldwide Experience ambassadors today! Keep reading to hear about Daniel’s experience in his own words… “What can I say about worldwide and Nakavango that could possibly come close to describing the incredible experience I have had. Every person I have been luckyRead More →