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8 August 2017New life for Elephants in Nyika National Park

Malawi’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining through the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, supported by South African-based NGO, Peace Parks Foundation, this month translocated

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1 August 2017Traversing three countries on the run

Earlier this year, Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) hosted the second Mapungubwe Transfrontier Wildrun®. The 76 participants were mostly from South Africa, but also from 10 o

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27 July 2017'We can make a difference,' says Vietnamese Youth

The continued senseless killing of African rhino for their horn, is driven by the demand for horn in primary consumer countries in Asia, such as Vietnam and China. More than 90% of horn goes to or thr

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21 July 2017Loss of a great friend and supporter

Peace Parks Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of one of its most devoted and generous supporters, Mr Hansjürg Saager, who was also the chairman of the Peace Parks Foundation Legacy Society.

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18 July 2017Empowering rural communities through the sharing economy

We celebrate this Mandela Day* by sharing one of many stories about people's lives changing for the better. Nelson Mandela, founding patron of Peace Parks Foundation, said: 'What counts in life is not

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10 July 2017ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape a World Heritage Site

On 8 July 2017, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed the ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in South Africa on the list of World Heritage Sites.

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6 July 2017Lions poisoned for bone trade

[Maputo, 5 July 2017] On 3 July 2017 the tracks of three poachers were detected in the Intensive Protection Zone of Limpopo National Park, Mozambique. These were followed and it became clear that the

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5 July 2017Park receives first vehicle in almost 20 years!

Late in June, Peace Parks Foundation had the pleasure of delivering a Toyota Land Cruiser to Zambia's Department of National Parks and Wildlife for use in Zambia's Lukusuzi National Park, part of the

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28 June 2017Dynamic alliance established to bolster rhino anti-poaching efforts

On the western boundary of Kruger National Park (KNP), private and community-owned game reserves - represented as the Greater Kruger Environmental Protection Foundation (GKEPF) - have joined forces wi

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21 June 2017Rewilding Zinave National Park

This week saw the start of one of the largest wildlife translocation projects that Africa has ever seen, whereby 7 500 animals will find a new home in the 4 000 km² Zinave National Park in Mozambique

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