Many international organizations and treaties play important roles in rhino conservation, many of them best known by their acronyms such as the UN, UNEP, CITES, IUCN, TRAFFIC, Interpol, etc. Then there are the rhino range states and their agencies and NGOs of all shapes and sizes within the civil society movement. There is also an influential body of Private Rhino Owners in Southern Africa. It is helpful to know what they do and how they link up and work together (when and if they do).

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Updated date: April 20, 2022
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