Browsing the archives for the Partnership for Rhino Conservation Nepal tag

Rhino Census Continues in Bardia National Park, Nepal

Share

The rhino count is in progress. Rhinos in Nepal’s Bardia National Park are being counted for the country’s rhino census. The tally starts from the Pattharbojhi and Shivadurga community forests, and requires a team of 15 elephants and 30 people. In 2008, Nepal was found to have 435 rhinos. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of […]

Share

Update from Nepal: ‘Rhino Horn is Not Medicine’ Posters on Display in Key Areas

Share

Our flagship posters are helping local conservationists raise public awareness in Nepal. Thanks to our partners in Nepal, Partnership for Rhino Conservation (PARC/Nepal), posters featuring the message Rhino Horn is Not Medicine are now on display in several community areas near Chitwan National Park. The star of the poster is Nepal’s greater one-horned rhino, which […]

Share

Update from Nepal: Orphaned Rhino Rescue Center Concept Introduced to Local Community

Share

Plans for Nepal’s first orphaned rhino and wildlife rescue center are moving forward and we are pleased to share with you the results of the first meeting! Encouraging news from our partner in Nepal, Partnership for Rhino Conservation (PARC/Nepal): The first meeting was held last week among grassroots stakeholders to introduce them to the concept […]

Share

Orphaned Rhinos Highlight Need for Wildlife Rescue Center in Nepal

Share

Without a wildlife care center, the staff at Chitwan National Park quite literally has its hands full with the recent rescue of orphaned rhinos. Although Nepal is a country filled with wildlife richness, orphaned and injured animals often become casualties, due to the current lack of a rescue center and veterinary care. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am […]

Share
1 Comment

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

Share

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 […]

Share