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12 March 2008Endangered African wild dogs found a safe haven

South Africa and Botswana collaborate on translocationA pack of 18 African wild dogs, donated by South African National Parks, was last week translocated from Marakele National Park in Limpopo Provinc

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18 February 2008Transfrontier game reserves to share out 2010 benefits

by LEON MARSHALLNew life is being breathed into the imaginative initiative that aims to see parts of southern Africa turned into large networks of parklands spanning national boundaries.The driving fo

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18 February 2008Monitoring project now under way

MOZAMBIQUE has, in the past, been somewhat of a weak link in the turtle protection chain.It's hoped this will all change now that a transfrontier turtle monitoring project is in place.Dr Roelie Kloppe

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28 January 2008Long walk to freedom as elephants trek to Angola

A feisty cow leads her herd 180km north, giving hope to conservationists that Botswana's overpopulation problems might ease BY LEON MARSHALL An elephant cow named Lersatsi could hardly have known how

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22 January 2008Transfrontier park bountiful

The southern African Transfrontier Park initiative is bearing fruit particularly as far as endangered roan and sable antelope are concerned.These relocated species have adapted well to the new environ

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29 November 2007Major donations by Swedish National Postcode Lottery and Fondation Harafi

The Swedish National Postcode Lottery has just donated US$1 million to fund Peace Parks Foundation projects in 2008.Furthermore, the Fondation Harafi has donated R800 000 over three years to support t

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26 November 2007Transfrontier park poachers nabbed

The fences might be down, but the incident is being cited as an example of how security has actually been improvedA joint operation between Kruger National Park rangers and Mozambican police has led t

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22 November 2007Mandela honoured for protecting the environment

Former president Nelson Mandela was yesterday honoured for his role as a statesman and in promoting environmental care when council members of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) handed him a copy of

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21 November 2007Limpopo now offer the bush and the beach

See the most majestic land mammals in Limpopo today and dive with the biggest fish tomorrow. That's the new dimension tourism in Limpopo has gained with the opening of an internet-linked route connect

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21 November 2007Mozambique woos tourists

Mozambique plans to draw tourists back to its national parks by encouraging international hotel chains to provide luxury accommodation and so end the image of the existing tourism facilities as being

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