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21 April 2017Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour

The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park's first Desert Knights mountain bike tour for 2017 took place from 7-13 April, with 46 participants from from Namibia and South Africa.

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12 April 2017Tracker Manual released

It is with great excitement that we announce our newly published Tracker Manual. The book is a complete wildlife tracking field guide authored by Tracker Academy’s founding trainers, Alex van den He

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11 April 2017In order to stop the killing, we have to stop the demand.

The demand for rhino horn in Asian countries remains one of the main driving forces behind the escalation in poaching of rhinos in Southern Africa, with more than 80% of illegally trafficked rhino hor

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6 April 2017Vietnamese youth competition winners to help rhino

'I think that buying rhino horns just to show others that you are rich is unreasonable, It infuriates me that the world has to sacrifice rhino just for a group of people wanting to basically show off

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3 April 2017College welcomes esteemed visitors

On 16 February, the managing director of Namibia Wildlife Resorts, Ms Zelna Hengari, and Mr Ernest Mokganedi of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs visited the college at the invitat

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2 April 2017College News

Open the PDF for news on the Southern African Wildlife College's events, courses and students.

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29 March 2017Living in harmony

People, livestock and wildlife living together harmoniously became a reality with the establishment of Simalaha Community Conservancy in western Zambia in 2012. Since then, not one animal has been po

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23 March 2017Simultaneous graduation of 119 field rangers

The Southern African Wildlife College’s recent field ranger graduation ceremony was remarkable for two reasons - it was the biggest in South African history, with 119 National Certificates in Natur

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16 March 2017No more ‘hiding in the dark’ for poachers entering Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, South Africa – A group of three poachers move silently through the bushveld, hidden from the naked eye by the darkness of night. Armed with a rifle and carrying a grim collecti

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15 March 2017Eikendal and Peace Parks partnership bears fruit

African conservation efforts were given a small boost this week thanks to eco-conscious Stellenbosch wine estate Eikendal as well as its customers who purchased Eikendal Pinotage 2015 over the past ye

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