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4 September 2007France funds rehabilitation of Limpopo national Park

The French Development Agency will fund restoration and "biodiversity and ecosystem" protection projects in the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique.The newspaper Noticias reported that AFD has pledged

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13 August 2007Winning the battle against poverty and unemployment

AMON Sithole, works for the Wildlands Conservation Trust (the fund-raising arm of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife). He is the project leader at Usuthu Gorge.Describing the area as poor with no hope of upliftmen

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12 August 2007Park gives power to the people

It's been dubbed conservation without borders - linking South Africa`s conservation areas with those in adjoining countries. Myrtle Ryan looks at some of the spin-offs of the Lubombo Transfrontier Con

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16 July 2007Makuleke Wetlands declared a Ramsar Site

ON THE International Day of Biodiversity on May 22 this year, the environment and tourism department announced the Ramsar listing of a new Wetland of International Importance: the Makuleke Wetlands in

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11 July 2007DaimlerChrysler Automotive Academy

The Automotive Academy at the Southern African Wildlife was established by DaimlerChrysler Financial Services to provide basic training in auto mechanics and electronics to young people from the areas

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29 June 2007Africa plans largest game park

Plans to create the world's largest game park are being finalised at a meeting in Botswana in southern Africa.The planned conservation area will straddle the borders of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zamb

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29 June 2007DaimlerChrysler donates fourth vehicle

DaimlerChrysler donated a fourth vehicle to Peace Parks Foundation. The Mitshubishi Colt 4x4 will be used by the Regional Coordinator for the Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Mr Sedia Modise.

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28 June 2007South Africa gets 8th World Heritage Site

The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical LandscapeSTATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2007SOUTH AFRICA GETS 8TH WORLD HER

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14 June 2007Elephants tread lightly in old minefields of Angola

Research is showing that the displaced pachyderms of Africa's wartorn areas are beginning to return to their former grazing grounds, writes Leon MarshallElephants moving into warravaged southern Angol

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24 May 2007Don't grumble over Kruger revamp

For people who love the peace and solitude of the bush, there is no better place than South Africa for a holiday where there are literally dozens of hideaways in the wild. None, however, are better th

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