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23 May 2005Maximising tourism benefits for the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park area

Significant progress was made in the development of the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (ARTP) last week when local stakeholders in the tourism industry gave the nod to a tourism strategy bei

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20 May 2005New conservation parks only the start

Rural communities are getting involved in innovative wildlife ventures and are bringing hope to many impoverished people while benefiting conservation, writes Tony Carnie DEEP in the rural wilderness

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17 May 2005Safari to the source of the mighty Luangwa

FIONA MclNTOSH journeyed into a remote corner of central Africa to find the source of the Luangwa River before reacquainting herself with Zambia's major waterway at two of the continent's prime safari

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12 May 2005Transfrontier parks 'a boon to tourism'

DURBAN – Transfrontier parks and the safari lodge industry present some of the best opportunities for tourism in southern Africa, the Tourism Indaba heard this week.Officials want to build on th

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9 May 2005President Armando Emilio Guebuza of Mozambique becomes an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

President Armando Emilio Guebuza has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the Foundation.President Guebuza said that for his government, the conservation of natu

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4 May 2005Border Post Signals New Era For Transfrontier Park

It may not be long before tourists can cross the border from Kruger into MozambiqueVisitors to the Kruger National Park this year may be able to follow animals into Mozambique's adjoining Limpopo Park

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22 April 2005World's first Centre of Excellence for wildlife veterinary research

Statement by Dr Anton Rupert, Chairman of Peace Parks FoundationA wildlife and veterinary research facility of international standing is being created as part of the Hans Hoheisen Research Station adj

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18 April 2005Transfrontier Parks Need More Beds

TRANSFRONTIER parks are the lure that will bring seven million tourists to South Africa - all with the same dream: to enjoy our wildlife and natural beauty.This rosy prediction for the country`s futur

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14 April 2005SA deserves conservation back-pat

Champion of the Earth. What an honour for our president and our people to be the joint recipients of such a resoundingly worded award from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Of course the

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14 April 2005UNEP names seven 'Champions of the Earth

New environmental award recognizes outstanding and innovative leadersNairobi, 12 April 2005 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named seven leaders in the field of the environment as

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