Only two northern white rhinos remain, and they're both female – here's how we could make more

By unlocking the full potential of rhino ovaries, we hope to produce enough eggs to revive the northern white rhino in the wild.

Suzannah Williams, Associate Professor in Ovarian Physiology, Lead for Ovarian Cryopreservation and Fertility Preservation Research, Lead of Rhino Fertility Project, University of Oxford • conversation
Oct. 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: africa conservation extinction endangered-species ivf rhino northern-white-rhino white-rhino resurrection-ecology assisted-reproductive-technology

Five reasons people buy illegal wildlife products – and how to stop them

By understanding what drives people to buy wild species, we can figure out how best to stop them.

Diogo Veríssimo, Research Fellow in Conservation Marketing, University of Oxford • conversation
Sept. 3, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: illegal-wildlife-trade wildlife-conservation rhino-horns orchids

How can we stop people wanting to buy illegal wildlife products?

Promote new habits, find out why people engage with the wildlife trade and don't make it seem more widespread than it really is.

Diogo Veríssimo, Research Fellow in Conservation, University of Oxford • conversation
July 9, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: illegal-wildlife-trade pangolin behaviour-change consumer-choice rhino-horns

The audacious plan that could save a species

With only two northern white rhinos left in the world - both female - extinction seems a certainty.

By Clare Spencer • bbcnews
April 13, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: conservation animals kenya rhinos

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 25, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation nature rwanda wildlife rhinos

Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies

The future of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino has been struck a blow, with the death of Malaysia's last male.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 28, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: rhinos

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 15, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: china wildlife hong-kong rhinos south-africa

South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn

The haul, worth more than $1.3m (£1m), is one of the largest seized in South Africa in recent years.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 10, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: conservation rhinos south-africa

'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans

A giant rhino that may have been the origin of the unicorn myth survived until about 35,000 years ago.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 27, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: conservation fossils animals rhinos

Northern white rhino: New hopes for IVF rescue

A new study raises hopes of saving one of the last animals of its kind - the northern white rhino.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 7, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals endangered-species ivf rhinos

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