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31 January 2005Seeking a natural peace

SOUTH Africa`s Peace Parks Foundation has been involved in efforts to get North and South Korea to turn the demilitarised zone between them into a transfrontier park.The foundation`s chief executive,

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28 January 2005Influx of tourists to Moz sky-rockets

The number of tourists who entered Mozambique in December from South Africa increased by more than 120% in comparison to the same period the previous year. These dramatic statistics were just released

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19 January 2005Elephant route to be demined

AN ancient but now lethal migration route for elephants is to be demined in Angola, paving the way for swelling herds in neighbouring Botswana and Zambia to expand their range, the United Nations said

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8 December 2004Elephants migrate between Kruger and Limpopo National Parks

During a recent joint venture between Mozambique, South Africa's Department of Agriculture, SANParks and Peace Parks Foundation to monitor buffalo in Limpopo National Park (LNP) in Mozambique, two dys

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12 November 2004Punda Maria gets a facelift

The Executive Director of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize, officially launched the upgrade of Punda Maria Camp and Punda Maria Entrance Gate in the Far North of the Kruger National Park to

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9 November 2004Almost lost for words in, yes, a living tapestry

Malawi`s sumptuous Nyika Plateau, famously celebrated by Laurens van der Post, has Juliet Clough reaching for the superlatives too.Guess where this is: "a place dominated by immense scarlet aloes whic

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11 October 2004Where the buffalo roam

A new breeding herd is being welcomed into the province, writes CRAIG BISHOP.THIRTEEN juvenile buffaloes are waiting in bomas for their chance to form part of a new breeding herd for the Greater St Lu

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29 September 2004Mapungubwe National Park reveals its royal secrets

Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk officially opened Mapungubwe National Park on 24 September 2004. Photograph courtesy of SANParksPeace Parks Foundation, De Beers, National Parks Trust and WWF SA assis

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10 September 2004Peace Parks Foundation receives ESRI Presidential Award

Peace Parks Foundation of South Africa was presented with the prestigious Presidential Award in front of 13,000 attendees of the 2004 ESRI International User Conference. Professor van Riet, Chief Exec

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27 August 2004Great Limpopo Expansion

Expansion of Limpooo wildlife park progressesPLANS to establish a Great Limpopo Transfrontier Area, almost trebling the area of land currently protected by the transfrontier park of the same name, wer

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