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5 October 2015Wildlife species return to the Richtersveld

September saw the re-introduction of more wildlife to the South African component of the /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. This year was an especially exciting one, as red hartebeest were retu

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29 September 2015Solar power thanks to Remgro’s support

Peace Parks Foundation this month took a giant leap forward in its efforts to operate a ‘green’ and energy-efficient head office, with its investment in a new state-of-the-art solar power system.

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25 September 2015A new honorary patron

Peace Parks Foundation is very pleased to announce that President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has kindly agreed to become an honorary patron of the foundation and, in accepting, said that Mozambique is

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23 September 2015Developing Zinave National Park as an integral component of Great Limpopo

On 22 September 2015, the Mozambican Minister of Land, Environmental  and Rural Development, Mr Celso Correia, and Peace Parks Foundation CEO, Mr Werner Myburgh, signed a co-management agreement wher

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22 September 2015Innovative technologies to protect rhino

This World Rhino Month (September), Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife (Ezemvelo), in partnership with Peace Parks Foundation, started with the roll-out of a range of innovative rhino monitoring, rapid r

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16 September 2015Peace Parks Foundation supports iSimangaliso Youth Rhino March

“iSimangaliso must be the only place on the globe where the oldest land mammal (the rhinoceros) and the world’s biggest terrestrial mammal (the elephant) share an ecosystem with the world’s olde

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15 September 2015News from the Southern African Wildlife College

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

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11 September 2015Wildrun™ crosses borders

Next year, the Richtersveld Wildrun™ will be the first cross-border trail running event in the world; a challenging five-days from South Africa to Namibia in the heart of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Tr

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9 September 2015SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy success

Ivan Buregoo, a graduate of the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy, who completed his training at Londolozi Game Reserve in June this year, recently ran a four-day tracking course for a group of s

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4 September 2015Wildlife diversity in Limpopo National Park

Two PhD researchers and ecologists have documented a large diversity of wildlife species in Limpopo National Park with the use of camera-traps. The 49 mammal species above 3.0 kg snapped include bat-e

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