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2 January 2017Where Wildness Lives

Imagine one hundred kilometres of deserted beach, seeing both elephants and whales in a single glance, and spotting endangered leatherback and loggerhead turtles silently nesting under cover of night.

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26 December 2016Communities and conservation

'There’s a big link between the health of communities and conservation,' explains Blue Ventures’ population, health and environment support officer, Urszula Stankiewicz.

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15 December 2016PPF CEO’s 2016 year-end message

As we near the end of another productive year, on behalf of the Peace Parks team, I’d like to thank all our donors, colleagues, and friends for their continued and unwavering support. Thanks to your

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9 December 2016Launch of Postcode Meerkat Surveillance System in KNP

A wide area surveillance system, known as the Postcode Meerkat, was today launched in Kruger National Park (KNP). South African National Parks (SANParks), Peace Parks Foundation and South Africa’s C

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6 December 2016New Graduates Commit to Being Leaders in Conservation

Leadership and man doing more to ameliorate his relationship with nature was the theme for this year’s Higher Education and Training (HET) Wildlife Area Management Qualification graduation at the So

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29 November 2016 Prescribing the balance of nature to traditional medicine schools

Some of the Traditional Medicine "champions" trained during one of two workshops held by TRAFFIC and the National Centre for Health Communication and Education © TRAFFIC Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 2

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28 November 2016Further training to protect turtles

From 25-26 November, Centro Terra Viva presented a refresher training course for the 46 turtle monitors who cover the area from Ponta do Ouro to Ponta Mucombo in Mozambique. The training comprised bot

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22 November 2016Stepping into a future in the tourism industry

On 11 November, 89 young women and 14 young men from rural southern Africa graduated from the SA College for Tourism and its Tracker Academy, with national certificates in hospitality services and tra

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17 November 2016Former president of Namibia a member of the Peace Parks Foundation Board of Directors

Peace Parks Foundation has the honour to announce that Mr Hifikepunye Pohamba, former president of the Republic of Namibia, has joined the Peace Parks Foundation Board of Directors. Mr Pohamba is the

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15 November 2016Restocking national parks as part of transfrontier conservation development

A further 573 animals have been translocated to Maputo Special Reserve and 310 to Zinave National Park.

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