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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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24 February 2016Advanced aerial support for Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife rhino reserves

Rhino protection efforts in Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife (Ezemvelo) reserves received vital support this month with the launch of the Air Shepherd UAV project – a partnership between the Lindberg

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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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