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Jul31

Rhino Anti-Poaching Solutions

CATEGORIES // Rhinoprotect-blog

HOW TO SAVE THE RHINOS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Rhino Anti-Poaching Solutions

Rhinos of South Africa are the unfortunate victims of the horn trafficking meeting the demand of the Asian market using horns in some traditional remedies. According to the last updated statistics, dated 17 July 2012 of the Department of Environmental Affairs, last year has resulted in the slaughter of 448 rhinos, which means 115 more that in 2010. Has the extinction of the South African rhinos reach thepoint of no return yet?This...

Apr28

Stand Up

CATEGORIES // Rhinoprotect-blog

Video

Famous Reggae band The Wailers graced our shores for a quick visit in Cape Town to play a very special charity gig in aid of the RhinoProtect initiative. The 'Stand Up' event was on the 27th April Friday at Trinity Night Club with support acts being Fox Comet and The Rudimentals. One Small Seed captured some great live footage of all three acts after the interview.  

Apr27

RhinoProtect Presents The Wailers

CATEGORIES // Rhinoprotect-blog

EXPRESSO SHOW ARTICLE

RhinoProtect Presents The Wailers

Expresso show reminds us all of the essential points on RhinoProtect action. RhinoProtect is a private organisation dedicated to rolling out a potentially life-saving, species-preserving horn treatment in the fight against rhino poaching. The horn treatment is a barium-laced dye that has a two-fold function:- Makes the horn unpalatable and indigestible for humansMakes it easily detectable by airport/custom scannersThe horn...

Apr25

Stand Up to Save the Rhino

CATEGORIES // Rhinoprotect-blog

THE WAILERS CONCERT

Stand Up to Save the Rhino

The Stand Up! concert is the concept of Damien Vergnaud, founder of RhinoProtect and owner of Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Iziba Safari Lodge. RhinoProtect was established in response to the unabated and indiscriminate slaughter of rhinos in South Africa. Following the cruel dehorning of a neighbouring game reserve's rhino, Damien and his team, which included concerned rangers and veterinary specialists, decided to administer the horn...

Mar07

Rhino Economics 101

CATEGORIES // Rhinoprotect-blog

THE LEGALISATION DEBATE CONTINUED

The previous post (What if We Legalized The Trade in Rhino Horn?) merely skimmed the surface of the argument in favour of legalising the rhino horn. If we are to have something to debate well then we need to see the problem from all sides and the legalisation argument certainly needs further investigation. The most comprehensive argument in favour of legalisation I found is one offered by Michael 't Sas-Rolfes, Environmental...

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Reservations & Info

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

 

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

Meet The Team

  • Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

    Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

    The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by...

  • Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Leaving one paradise for another, Victoria Paillusseau has come from her home in Mauritius to work at Inverdoorn as a lodge volunteer. This is her first time in South Africa and she...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

    Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

    The conservation of cheetahs at Inverdoorn is giving Mélissa Boursier plenty of material for her doctoral thesis in veterinary sciences. She is in the fourth year of her studies at...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Marion Sabatié

    Meeting the Volunteers: Marion Sabatié

    With her boundless energy and a permanent twinkle in her eye, Marion Sabatié reminds me of a mischievous pixie. I was with her when she first arrived at Inverdoorn and her nervous,...

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Did you enjoy your trip to Inverdoorn? Submit a review to Trip Advisor or send us a review via our website. We want to hear all about your trip: what you liked, what you saw, the best parts and any suggestions and ideas for how we can improve the experience for YOU are also welcome. You can read what others have said about us by checking out some of the articles and press releases or chat to other guests on Trip Advisor. You can even join our Inverdoorn Community and stay in touch with our rangers, animal handlers and other guests.

Contact Infos

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

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