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2 April 2017College News

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

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29 March 2017Living in harmony

People, livestock and wildlife living together harmoniously became a reality with the establishment of Simalaha Community Conservancy in western Zambia in 2012. Since then, not one animal has been po

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23 March 2017Simultaneous graduation of 119 field rangers

The Southern African Wildlife College’s recent field ranger graduation ceremony was remarkable for two reasons - it was the biggest in South African history, with 119 National Certificates in Natur

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16 March 2017No more ‘hiding in the dark’ for poachers entering Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, South Africa – A group of three poachers move silently through the bushveld, hidden from the naked eye by the darkness of night. Armed with a rifle and carrying a grim collecti

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15 March 2017Eikendal and Peace Parks partnership bears fruit

African conservation efforts were given a small boost this week thanks to eco-conscious Stellenbosch wine estate Eikendal as well as its customers who purchased Eikendal Pinotage 2015 over the past ye

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9 March 2017SEK7 million from the Swedish Postcode lottery!

Peace Parks Foundation Sweden is the grateful recipient of SEK7 million from the Swedish Postcode Lottery. On 6 March 2017, the Swedish Postcode Lottery distributed over SEK1 billion to 53 non-profit

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3 March 2017Rhino orphans get a second chance at a 'wild' life

This World Wildlife Day, which calls on the world to 'Listen to the Young Voices' of the next generation, let us also not forget the desperate calls of the many young rhino calves left orphaned by the

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27 February 2017GIS benefitting conservation

The Peace Parks Foundation Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team recently spent time at the Southern African Wildlife College to train the Higher Education and Training protected area management

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22 February 2017Expanding Great Limpopo!

On Wednesday, 22 February, Mozambique's National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC) and Licoturismo signed a memorandum of understanding to formally establish the Greater Libombos Conservanc

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17 February 2017Supporting food security

To further food security and sustainable development, Peace Parks Foundation this month supported the distribution of corn and bean seed kits to resettled communities, thereby improving their agricult

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