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15 April 2016Gonarezhou National Park meets threat head-on

Though Gonarezhou’s elephant population is still doing well, management is tackling the potential threat of wildlife crime head-on. The budding ranger corps is increasing, and rising to the challeng

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8 April 2016A unique adventure – Desert Kayak Trails

During the Easter weekend, the Desert Kayak Trails hosted the first large group of participants down the magnificent Orange River, within the parameters of the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

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1 April 2016Helping two iconic species live in harmony

Gonarezhou National Park management is stepping in to save one of the park’s iconic species from another. As the elephant population in the park continues to grow, so does their impact on their surr

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28 March 2016Working together for Greater Mapungubwe TFCA

On 5 March, Mapungubwe National Park staff hosted environmental teachers from Botswana for a successful cleaning campaign. The 13 teachers were welcomed by Reckson Mashaba and Johannes Masalesa at Pon

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21 March 2016Cross-border cooperation saves marine life

Thanks to the excellent cross-border cooperation between the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve in Mozambique and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South Africa, a gill net measuring 20 x 3 metres wa

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16 March 2016Another 8 million Swedish Krona from the Swedish Postcode Lottery

Peace Parks Foundation Sweden is the grateful recipient of 8 million Swedish Krona from the Swedish Postcode Lottery. This brings the total received from the Swedish Postcode Lottery to date, to SEK7

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14 March 2016Limpopo National Park hosts annual Kruger National Park media visit

For the first time, Limpopo National Park was last week included in the annual visit by media to Kruger National Park.

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9 March 2016 256 unemployed youth trained and placed in jobs over two years

A project awarded by the South African National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) will ensure that 256 unemployed youth are trained and placed in permanent employm

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3 March 2016The future of rhino in our hands

Rangers and vets breathed a sigh of relief as they closed the gate of the orphan boma behind a scared, but now safe, young white rhino calf.

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1 March 2016Using GIS for conservation

The Peace Parks Foundation GIS team recently visited the Southern African Wildlife College to train the Higher Education and Training protected area management students. The objective of the training

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