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17 April 2015Latest news from the Southern African Wildlife College

Open the PDF for news on the Southern African Wildlife College's events, courses and students.

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14 April 2015Communities receive their annual cheque for 20% of the park’s revenues

The newly appointed governor of Gaza, Stela do Grace Pinto Zeca, paid a first visit to Limpopo National Park during which she presented a cheque for MT1.03 million (approx $30,000) to the local commun

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8 April 2015Beautiful animal sightings by trainees of the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy

Trainees of the SA College for Tourism have had an incredible week of animal sightings at the start of their traditional bushveld savannah biome training at Londolozi Game Reserve, bordering the Kruge

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31 March 2015Celebrating a legacy for conservation in southern Africa

The picturesque Eikendal Winery in Stellenbosch was once again the backdrop for the annual Peace Parks Foundation Legacy Society luncheon that took place on 26 March 2015 and saw 23 loyal donors hono

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24 March 2015New school for Macavene community

A recent ceremony officially opened the resettled Macavene community's newly constructed primary school, located at Banga in the Massingir District. For the first time, Macavene children have an equip

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19 March 2015SANParks receives aerial support for anti-poaching operations

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that, as an integral part of the current strategy to combat rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park, it is in the process of applying and eva

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17 March 2015Peace Parks Foundation adds its voice to the World Youth Wildlife Declaration

On 16 March 2015, Peace Parks Foundation added its message of endorsement to the World Youth Wildlife Declaration, which was originally compiled and signed by 150 young people from 20 countries at the

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13 March 2015Vietnamese youth to serve as ambassadors for rhino protection

The 22 Vietnamese school-going students, who have just been announced as winners in the Wild Rhino Competition, will visit South Africa in 2015 to experience the plight of the rhino first-hand.

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11 March 2015Helping injured and orphaned rhino survive their poaching ordeal

The Rhino Protection Programme (RPP) partners have allocated a combined R3.8 million ($311 000) in funding to bolster the efforts of the wildlife veterinary teams from both Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (Eze

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6 March 2015Another SEK10 million from the Swedish Postcode Lottery!

On 4 March 2015, Peace Parks Foundation Sweden, as a beneficiary of the Swedish Postcode Lottery, received another SEK10 million ($1.2m). Since 2010, Peace Parks Foundation has received $8.1 million f

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