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16 February 2016Protecting turtles and marine life

The turtle monitoring season is in full swing in the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, the Mozambican component of the Ponta do Ouro-Kosi Bay TFCA, Africa's first cross-border marine reserve, in t

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9 February 2016 Proud tracker graduates dream of making an even bigger difference

Since inception, SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy has graduated 74 trackers, 67 of whom are permanently employed in southern Africa's conservation industry. This is a deployment success rate of

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5 February 2016Southern African Wildlife College awarded significant grant

Following the visit of HRH Prince Harry to the Southern African Wildlife College in December 2015, a grant of £370 000 was awarded to the college towards strengthening capacity and increasing trainin

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2 February 2016New headquarters for Sioma Ngwezi National Park

Saturday, 30 January 2016 saw the official opening of the Sioma Ngwezi National Park headquarters in Zambia by Deputy Minister of Tourism and Arts, Mr Patrick Ngoma. Also participating in the ceremony

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28 January 2016Peace Parks Foundation receives another €1.35 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

Once again, Peace Parks Foundation, as a beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery, has been the very fortunate recipient of another €1.35 million at the Goed Geld Gala held on 26 January 2016. .

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25 January 2016SA College for Tourism's formal alliance with Bergplaas Private Nature Reserve and Spirit of the Wild

SA College for Tourism has established a formal training and human development alliance with Bergplaas Private Nature Reserve. The college and its Tracker Academy have maintained a successful and mu

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19 January 2016Strategy to improve lives beyond park boundaries takes shape

Sharing benefits of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park with those that live around it has been an important objective since its inception, and a strategy of how to attain this is taking shape.

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15 January 2016The Society for Conservation GIS scholarship

The Society for Conservation GIS (SGIS) Global Scholarship Programme is a support programme that is offering to cover SOME of the costs to allow you attend two of the best conservation GIS conferences

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12 January 2016A SMART approach to park management

In the struggle to protect and manage the world’s fragile conservation areas, it is essential to make use of the best technologies available. With the value of illegal wildlife products increasing,

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5 January 2016Kgalagadi lion research

Visitors come from far and wide to see the magnificent lion of the Kgalagadi, the apex predator of the transfrontier park. Following an outbreak of canine distemper in 2009, a population survey detect

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