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28 January 2016Peace Parks Foundation receives another €1.35 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

Once again, Peace Parks Foundation, as a beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery, has been the very fortunate recipient of another €1.35 million at the Goed Geld Gala held on 26 January 2016. .

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25 January 2016SA College for Tourism's formal alliance with Bergplaas Private Nature Reserve and Spirit of the Wild

SA College for Tourism has established a formal training and human development alliance with Bergplaas Private Nature Reserve. The college and its Tracker Academy have maintained a successful and mu

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19 January 2016Strategy to improve lives beyond park boundaries takes shape

Sharing benefits of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park with those that live around it has been an important objective since its inception, and a strategy of how to attain this is taking shape.

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15 January 2016The Society for Conservation GIS scholarship

The Society for Conservation GIS (SGIS) Global Scholarship Programme is a support programme that is offering to cover SOME of the costs to allow you attend two of the best conservation GIS conferences

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12 January 2016A SMART approach to park management

In the struggle to protect and manage the world’s fragile conservation areas, it is essential to make use of the best technologies available. With the value of illegal wildlife products increasing,

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5 January 2016Kgalagadi lion research

Visitors come from far and wide to see the magnificent lion of the Kgalagadi, the apex predator of the transfrontier park. Following an outbreak of canine distemper in 2009, a population survey detect

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29 December 2015Environmental education through film

If an image is worth a thousand words, then a new programme by Limpopo National Park’s Community Department should speak volumes. Late in October, more than five dozen local children attended the fi

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22 December 2015Great Limpopo benefits spill over borders

After 13 years, initially focusing on the establishment of the core area, the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area is ready to extend the benefits to its neighbours.

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18 December 2015Ezemvelo – passionately protecting our rhinos

As the region that possesses the rhino population with the farthest reaching genetic pool, the protection of rhino in KwaZulu-Natal is of critical importance to ensure the viability of future rhino po

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15 December 2015Cross-border collaboration strengthens counter-poaching efforts in Mozambique

As part of its commitment to further bilateral cooperation with Mozambique in the war against wildlife crime, South Africa presented Mozambique with a donation of equipment to the value of R2 660 000

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