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16 October 2014 TRAFFIC and Alibaba Group sign MoU to jointly reduce illegal wildlife trade online

On 14 October wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC and Alibaba Group announced the signing of a strategic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to join forces to address the illegal wildlife trade th

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13 October 2014Youth Environmental Service students graduate at the Southern African Wildlife College

Recently 86 Youth Environmental Service students, funded by the South African Department of Environmental affairs, completed a year of experiential learning. This marked the beginning of a new chapter

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7 October 2014Zebra return to the Simalaha Floodplains

It has been decades since there were zebra on the Simalaha floodplains. September 24, 2014 was a key day for Simalaha when 50 zebra were captured in the Salambala Conservancy in the Zambezi Region of

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30 September 2014Pioneering Cross-Border Wilderness Trails in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park

Another successful cross-border wilderness trail, the Trans-Limpopo Walking Trail, was held in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park from 5 - 8 September this year.

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22 September 2014World Rhino Day: Lotteries fund KZN rhino projects

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (Ezemvelo) has started implementing a suite of projects to the value of R26.8 million (€1.89 million) as part of the Rhino Protection Programme, funded by the €15.4 million D

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17 September 2014Understanding bird calls

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy has joined forces with Professor Derek Engelbrecht from the University of Limpopo to formally record bird alarm calls, with the aim of better interpreting th

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9 September 2014Rhino Protection Programme Update

Since February this year, when the Dutch and Swedish postcode lotteries announced that Peace Parks Foundation was the key beneficiary of a €15.4million grant to combat wildlife crime and rhino poach

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5 September 2014Absa contributes towards tourism skills development of youth

Absa has invested R1,6 million in the SA College for Tourism in Graaff-Reinet to empower 90 young marginalised women and 16 young men with employability and financial literacy skills which will furth

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2 September 2014Transfrontier Park Management Committee

Maputo Special Reserve and Tembe Elephant Park now have a transfrontier park management committee to provide direction and guidance on the implementation of the two parks' joint operational strategy.

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26 August 20142014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli a resounding success

August 2014 – The 2014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli has been lauded a resounding success, once again living up to its reputation as one of southern Africa’s premier mountain biking events. Organised by Ch

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