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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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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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