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8 March 2004Transfrontier Park: Another step forward

The recent completion of the Makhadzi picnic site near the newly created Girayondo border post in the Kruger National Park (KNP) signalled another significant step towards the final establishment of t

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2 March 2004President Jos

His Excellency Mr Jose Eduardo dos Santos, President of the Republic of Angola has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron. In accepting this, President Dos Santos sai

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2 March 2004Joint Management Board appointed

Following the signing by the Presidents of Namibia and South Africa of the international treaty that established the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (ARTP) on 1 August 2003, Ministers Philemo

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23 February 2004Big skies and distant horizons lure travellers

The arid regions of the northwest have a unique charmThe roads are long and straight and keep disappearing into blue lakes cast by shimmering mirages. In the heat of day it is not uncommon to see even

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1 December 2003Kalahari lions tucked safely behind new electrified fencing

The future of the famous Kalahari lions has, for now, been secured, with the completion of a multimillion rand electrified fence between the border of the Kgalaghadi Transfrontier Park arid farming co

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28 November 2003MoU signed between the World Wide Fund for Nature and Peace Parks Foundation

Yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding between the World Wide Fund for Nature and Peace Parks Foundation was signed in Soestdijk Palace by HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Founder President of

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27 November 2003Japan and Russia Turn To Nature to Bridge Vast Chasm in the Sea

Published November 25, 2003TOKYO, Nov. 23 – Cranes, eagles and puffins have no trouble crossing a 20-mile-wide finger of the Sea of Okhotsk that separates two national parks, one Russian and one

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12 November 2003Top architectural award for Bitterpan Wilderness Camp

Bitterpan, the new wilderness camp in Kgalagadi, has received a top accolade from the Pretoria Institute for Architecture. The institute's awards of commendation are made annually in recognition of ou

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15 September 200340 elephants move to Mozambique

During the first week in September, South Africa will translocate approximately 40 elephants from the Kruger National Park (KNP) to the relatively new Limpopo National Park (LNP) in Mozambique. The tr

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4 August 2003Treaty establishing /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park signed

President Sam Nujoma and President Thabo Mbeki sign treaty establishing Southern Africa's third peace parkOn 1 August President Sam Nujoma of Namibia and President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa signed a

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