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28 June 2008Reuniting the Tembe elephants

For decades they suffered the the ravages of war. But now elephants in the border region between Mozambique and KwaZulu Natal can look forward to returning to a relatively normal existence.Their hope

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25 June 2008New partners for Royal Jozini Big 6

At a function in Lavumisa on Friday to mark the opening of the first construction tenders, the directors of Royal Jozini Big 6 announced the participation of a prominent South African property consort

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24 June 2008Mending fences

ONE of the issues being discussed at yesterday's indaba between senior personnel from Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and members of the local communities, was when the fences would be dropped between Ndumo Gam

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6 June 2008Freedom in the wilderness

Why should "Kruger's new east", as it's being hyped, be part of your next park itinerary? JAZZ KUSCHKE crossed the border into Mozambique's Limpopo National Park to find out. Along with Kruger and Gon

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17 May 2008New camp in Limpopo National Park

Campismo Albufeira was opened late-2007 and is situated close to the Massingir Entrance Gate, as well as the Massingir Dam wall. It consists of four chalets of reed and canvas, each with a small veran

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12 May 2008Breaking barriers

PEACE PARKS: THE WORLD'S MOST AUDACIOUS ECOTOURISM PROJECT? Southern Africa's transfrontier parks initiative aims to be the world's top nature-based tourism programme, writes SHARON VAN WYKIT SPANS ni

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25 April 2008His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelethini visits Peace Parks Foundation

His Majesty Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekizulu, the reigning king of the Zulu nation and his family honoured Peace Parks Foundation by visiting its offices on Saturday, 19 April 2008. With King Zwelethin

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23 April 2008Wild dogs kept at bay by invisible boundary

A novel experiment to protect endangered wild dogs is using the scent marks of unrelated wild dogs and hundreds of their scats to keep them within the safety of their new home in a Botswana nature res

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11 April 2008R2m grant to up-skill wildlife managers

Monday, 07 April 2008South Africa's Peace Parks Foundation has received a R2 million grant from the Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa (MCFEA) to be used for the training of 240 wildlif

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31 March 2008A new CEO for Peace Parks Foundation

Monday, 31 March 2008Mr Werner Myburgh has been appointed as the new CEO of Peace Parks Foundation, as of 1 April 2008. He takes over from Prof Willem van Riet, who retires as CEO but has been appoint

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