Honorable Mention / 2021 / Press / Nature/Environmental

Last Two Northern White Rhinos

  • Photographer
    Philip Coburn
  • Studio
    Philip Coburn

Najin and Fatu the last two surviving Northern White Rhinos at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya are watched over by armed rangers.

Photojournalist for 30+ years. Started career in Belfast, worked at Daily Telegraph now staff at Daily Mirror. Past assignments include aftermath of Rwandan genocide, Gulf War II, Hurricane Katrina, Volcanic eruption Montserrat, multiple embeds in Iraq & Afghanistan. During 8th assignment to Afghanistan with 1/3 US Marines in IED blast resulting in loss of lower legs & broken back. Post injury assignments include, Gaza, Iraq,Yemen,Nepal, Ivory Coast,Kenya, New Zealand,Hong Kong & many more.