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17 November 2010Mandela award site in World Heritage conservation row

A team of experts from UNESCO arrives at Mapungubwe this week to assess the impact that the Vele mine might have on the famous Mapungubwe World Heritage Site. The site is now the setting of a conflict

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1 November 2010Van Loveren’s Big Five set to benefit Wildlife College

Van Loveren, the well known Robertson wine farm, has entered into a four-year agreement with the Southern African Wildlife College, which will see the College benefitting from the sale of the farm's F

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19 October 2010Major donation to Peace Parks Foundation Sweden

On 13 October 2010 Peace Parks Foundation Sweden became the very fortunate permanent recipient of the Swedish Postcode Lottery, which donated more than SEK 5 million for 2010 (approximately €538 000

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21 September 2010Development of Mozambique's Maputo Special Reserve

For the first time ever, wildlife was translocated from various game reserves in South Africa to Mozambique's Maputo Special Reserve between 14 and 16 September 2010. This, combined with a number of w

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26 August 2010Opening of the Hans Hoheisen Wildlife Research Station

On 25 August 2010 the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), University of Pretoria (UP) and Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) officially opened the refurbished and upgraded Hans Hoheisen Wildlife Res

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11 August 2010Mining in the Mapungubwe area ceases – for now

On Tuesday 3rd August 2010, a coalition of civil society organisations, concerned about the recent granting of a mining right to Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd by the Department of Mineral Resources, (the app

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22 July 2010KAZA TFCA MINISTERS COMMUNIQUÉ

We, the Ministers responsible for environment, wildlife, natural resources, hotels and tourism in the Republics of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, met in Livingstone, Zambia on 15 July

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8 July 2010New Peace Parks Foundation Director

Peace Parks Foundation is very pleased to welcome Tom Boardman to its Board of Directors.

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23 June 2010Absa supports SA College for Tourism

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18 June 2010German state bank gives 20m euros to KAZA TFCA

Nature protection, peace and tourism The protection of biological diversity and economic development will be closely integrated EUR 20 million for the construction of park infrastructure, to

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