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Nepal Prepares for Historic World Rhino Day

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Conservationists and local communities living in the Chitwan National Park buffer zone are getting ready to celebrate the country’s greater one-horned rhino on World Rhino Day.

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Nepal Nabs One of Country’s ‘Most Wanted’ Rhino Killers

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Authorities in Nepal have arrested two rhino killing suspects. Two suspected rhino killers with a rhino horn in their possession have been arrested by police in Chitwan. The duo was identified as Bal Bahadur Chepang and Ramesh Tamang. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about […]

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Rhino Conservation Library and Networking Project Update, Nepal

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We are pleased to bring you this news from our partner in Nepal! Our partner in Nepal, Partnership for Rhino Conservation (PARC/Nepal), has been diligently working on an educational project that enables local communities around Chitwan National Park to share conservation messages and achievements. Much progress has been made, and we are excited to share […]

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Teachers and Students in Nepal Celebrate World Environment Day with Rhino Conservation Event

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In recognition of World Environment Day, six Chitwan schools participated in a grassroots rhino conservation awareness event. Teachers and students in Nepal sent a strong message to would-be rhino poachers on World Environment Day by holding a rhino conservation awareness event in the heart of where four rhinos had been shot dead by poachers just […]

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Celebrating Women and Wildlife in Nepal

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Nepal’s Chitwan Buffer Zone hosted more than 800 people for the “Women on Conservation” event to mark the occasion of Teej – a festival of Nepalese women. The “Women on Conservation” event was kicked off by Surdevi Community Forest User Group President lighting the ceremonial candle. This lively theatrical competition was held at the Surdevi […]

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