Les Carlisle: Group Conservation Manager

Crowd funding passes the 200k mark for Rhinos Without Borders

&Beyond’s partners in the Rhinos Without Borders project, Great Plains Conservation, recently initiated the first crowd funding initiative for the project through – a genuine stroke of genius, as it appears. Today the donations through that website passed the USD 200 000 mark, a real achievement. When we add  this to the donations...

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As a leading conservation company, &Beyond was approached by Indian authorities to assist in the groundbreaking mass translocation of 50 gaur (Indian bison) to restore the species in Bandhavgarh National Park in 2011. The Indian Forest Department applied proven African technologies to successfully reverse the local extinction. This project cont...

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The numbers of translocated gaur have passed the 70 mark

The project to reverse the local extinction of gaur at Bandhavgarh National Park in India continues to produce really great results. It is obvious just how well the gaur herds have settled down, with the number of calves born since the move now exceeding 40. The idea of translocating a prey species into a reserve with one of the highest tiger densi...

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Rhinos without Borders

After the success of &Beyond’s last rhino translocation, we are scaling up! &Beyond and Great Plains Conservation have teamed up to provide a project of hope for rhino in Africa. Bringing together industry partners and various government ministries, the plan is to translocate up to 100 rhino from South Africa to Botswana, taking them out of...

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Rhino without Borders – a project of hope for rhino

Update on poaching trends from The IUCN The latest update on rhino poaching trends has been released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the information that it contains is a clear indication that we need to act and act now! So, what are you doing to help the rhino keep their place in the sun? Every day we see increasin...

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Donation from Chipembere Foundation

With a name that means rhinoceros in Shona, Chipembere Foundation is a privately run, registered non-profit organisation that is committed to protecting and conserving Africa’s rhino. The foundation focuses on providing equipment, intelligence, technology, education and relocation assistance to rhino custodians who show a conservation ethic that is...

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