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2 August 2016Caring for children

The SA College for Tourism students spent their Mandela Day at the Vuyani Safe Haven child and youth care centre for vulnerable children in need of care. They made vetkoek (popular deep-fried dough ca

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29 July 2016World Ranger Day

Field rangers in Africa often find themselves in the middle of war zones and other challenging conditions, including experiencing pressure from the communities in which they live. During the training

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26 July 2016Loss of Dr Luc Hoffmann

Peace Parks Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr Luc Hoffmann, who passed away on 21 July 2016. Dr Hoffmann was one of the foundation's first supporters, becoming a founding member of the P

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21 July 2016SANParks donation of zebra to ‡Khomani San

The ‡Khomani San of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park were delighted when SANParks recently brought nine, and then another 11, zebra to their Erin Game Ranch.

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14 July 2016Meeting TFCA challenges head-on

To address the many challenges of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs), the Southern African Development Community (SADC) TFCA Network, in partnership with Peace Parks Foundation, the African Wild

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8 July 2016Latest news from the Wildlife College

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

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7 July 2016Limpopo National Park receives BIOFUND support

Limpopo National Park recently hosted a delegation from BIOFUND for an inaugural meeting, as the first recipient of funding support for critical operations. Beneficiaries will include local communitie

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29 June 2016Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

45 intrepid trail runners braved 200 km of the arid Richtersveld over five days from 13-17 June 2016 during the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®, traversing this vast mountain desert wilderness ar

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23 June 2016SMART training in Limpopo National Park

Peace Parks Foundation recently conducted follow-up training in the application of the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) in Limpopo National Park, the Mozambican component of Great Limpopo

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13 June 2016This is predator country

Gonarezhou National Park is turning into prime predator country, with lion, cheetah and spotted hyena populations reported to be doing well, while the wild dogs are flourishing.

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