#ConvictGwalaRhinoKingpin – Behind the scenes

#ConvictGwalaRhinoKingpin – Behind the scenes

Feb 1, 2016

By Jamie Joseph / #2016YearOfTheRhino #ConvictGwalaRhinoKingpin *** PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS STORY TO STOP CORRUPTION *** During the midnight hours on the 28th of January I was planning the final moves of my getaway, because I knew six hours later I would be publishing a story that would expose not only Gwala, the rhino […]

Rhino poaching kingpin, and the magistrate that keeps him out of jail

Rhino poaching kingpin, and the magistrate that keeps him out of jail

Jan 28, 2016

By Jamie Joseph / #2016YearOfTheRhino #ConvictGwalaRhinoKingpin *** PLEASE URGENTLY LIKE AND SHARE THIS STORY TO STOP CORRUPTION *** Dumisani Gwala is the rhino poaching kingpin you’ve never heard of. Gwala is currently awaiting trial to take place at Mtubatuba courthouse and now YOU have the power to help put him in jail. Gwala is the […]

Sharks rugby team on a mission to save the rhino

Sharks rugby team on a mission to save the rhino

Jan 25, 2016

By Jamie Joseph South Africa’s CellC Sharks rugby team, hailing from my home province of KwaZulu-Natal, is throwing their weight behind the rhino poaching crisis and the movement to save our iconic ‪species from extinction. #2016YearOfTheRhino Photo credit: Jamie Joseph / Saving the Wild Read more on Africa Geographic.

#2016YearOfTheRhino – The Game Changers

#2016YearOfTheRhino – The Game Changers

Jan 13, 2016

By Jamie Joseph South Africa, home to the majority of the world’s remaining rhinos, is in the midst of a wildlife holocaust, with record poaching and around 20 000 wild rhinos left on the continent. Rhino horn – hocus pocus medicine and a status symbol in Vietnam and China – is fuelling the crisis, coupled […]

Saving Themba, the Amakhala rhino

Saving Themba, the Amakhala rhino

Jan 8, 2016

By Jamie Joseph “There is a high possibility she’s not going to make it,” world renowned vet Dr Will Fowlds told us at the 30 December debrief just minutes before he darted Themba, a five year old female white rhino living on Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, and one of the remaining 20 […]

2016: Year of the Rhino

2016: Year of the Rhino

Dec 22, 2015

By Jamie Joseph Thanks to the support of Imake a Difference, I am now planting roots back in my homeland South Africa, where the majority of the remaining 25 000 wild rhinos are tinkering on the brink of extinction. And the weakest link in this poaching crisis is the South African government as they continue […]

Best of Saving the Wild (part 2)

Best of Saving the Wild (part 2)

Dec 22, 2015

A Virgin Unite Exclusive. Read the full story here. “If she goes below five breaths a minute we’re in trouble,” The vet says calmly. The spear wound is deep, and at least twenty minutes has passed before they start sealing the wound with a type of clay that looks like war paint. “Four deep breaths […]

Best of Saving the Wild (part 1)

Best of Saving the Wild (part 1)

Dec 8, 2015

By Jamie Joseph Two weeks ago I completed a 14 week mission, ‘solving poverty saves wildlife’. My last day was spent counting the breaths of a 16 year old elephant named Jetta. She had been speared in the back and had likely crossed over from Tanzania into Kenya’s Amboseli National Park – where she knew […]

Rhino tracking with the poacher that became the protector

Rhino tracking with the poacher that became the protector

Nov 23, 2015

An Africa Geographic Exclusive. Read full story here. Having ascertained the rhinos’ locations, we check the camera traps and start making our way back to camp. After a couple of hours we take a short break and lean up against some rocks. “Tell me about your life as a poacher. Did you enjoy killing?” I […]

Saving Jetta, Kenya’s teenage elephant speared in the back

Saving Jetta, Kenya’s teenage elephant speared in the back

Nov 13, 2015

By Jamie Joseph I’m zooming in on elephants submerged like submarines in a bright green swamp, munching away on a smorgasbord of succulent grass. Around them the flat landscape shimmers like gold dust under the midday sun, stretching further than my eyes can carry me. Amboseli National Park is a kaleidoscope of shapes and colours, […]

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