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26 May 2016Training lead trackers

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy has just completed the five-week Lead Tracker course. The programme candidates were hosted by Singita Game Reserve, while the field work was conducted on bot

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23 May 2016A truly responsible tourist destination

Anvil Bay is a private and exclusive barefoot beach camp on a rare untouched stretch of coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve. The resort is owned by the local community and oper

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17 May 2016New partnership to link health services with marine conservation initiatives

In association with the Mozambique National Administration of Conservation Areas, Peace Parks Foundation is launching a new support partnership with Blue Ventures to incorporate community health eleme

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16 May 2016New appointments to the Southern African Wildlife College board of directors

The Southern African Wildlife College NPC’s (1996/005726/08) board of directors is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Bartolomeu Soto, director-general of the National Administration of Conserv

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9 May 2016Moutain biking in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

The first Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour for 2016 was held from 18-24 April, with 74 people from Namibia and South Africa, aged between 13 and 65 years of age, participating. The event proved espec

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5 May 2016Development of Zinave under way

The development of Zinave National Park as an integral component of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA), the larger area surrounding the core transfrontier park, got under way in Janu

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28 April 2016President Hage Geingob of Namibia an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

President Hage Geingob of Namibia has kindly agreed to become an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation. This follows on a meeting between President Geingob and Peace Parks Foundation vice-chairm

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26 April 2016Learning to identify bird species

Joe Grosel, chairman of BirdlifeSA in Limpopo province, conducted a four-day specialist birding course with the tracker students currently based at Londolozi Game Reserve.

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19 April 2016KAZA TFCA Secretariat and Peace Parks Foundation formalise cooperation

The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) and Peace Parks Foundation have worked together since the inception of KAZA. On 8 April 2016, the KAZA Secretariat Executive Director,

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15 April 2016Gonarezhou National Park meets threat head-on

Though Gonarezhou’s elephant population is still doing well, management is tackling the potential threat of wildlife crime head-on. The budding ranger corps is increasing, and rising to the challeng

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