It is all too easy to get lost in frustration and despair in the war for rhinos. Each life means so much, and each death weighs heavy in the heart, BUT each victory is just as significant.
My gift to all of you this holiday season: HOPE.
#1-Thanks to programs that transform poachers to rangers like what AfricanParks has done in the Congo, minds are changing. (see: Second Chances: Success in the Congo)
#2-Community incentives that give people a reason to be invested in their own wildlife and rewarded for that investment, like in Zimbabwe (see: Zimbabwe Leads the Way)
#3-Zoos have a new role in conservation, through in-depth scientific analysis (of rhino dung) they have learned more successful methods of breeding rhinos including…
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