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24 May 2007College receives Environment Educator Award

On 22 May 2007 the Southern African Wildlife College near Hoedspruit received a Kudu Award from South African National Parks (SANParks).The Kudu Awards is an initiative by SANParks that aims to recogn

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16 May 2007Hunters raise cash to train conservationists

HUNTING and nature conservation are getting together.The Professional Hunters` Association (PHASA) has launched a project to train experts to work in conservation privately and in government.President

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14 May 2007New name for SA's first World Heritage Site

iSimangaliso Wetland Park in the Lubombo TFCASTATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, ON SUNDAY 13 MAY 2007New name for SA's first World Herit

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3 May 2007/Ai /Ais-Richtersveld

Progress Report: 2007On 16 October 2007, Namibia and South Africa's Ministers for Home Affairs opened the Sendelingsdrift Tourist Access Facility, thus enabling tourists and local communities to trave

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11 April 2007President Pohamba an Honorary Patron

His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, the President of the Republic of Namibia, has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the Foundation. Namibia is partner to the

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3 April 2007New Kgalagadi luxury lodge

South Africa's 'First People' enter the international tourism arenaOpening in July 2007 !Xaus Lodge, owned by the Khomani San (Bushmen) and Mier communities, is the first fully catered luxury lodge to

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2 April 2007LNP tourism facilities

Transfrontier Trails do LimpopoThe pristine wilderness area of Limpopo National Park has, since 2005 offered tourists the possibility of participating in 4x4 eco-trails and of enjoying the tranquility

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8 March 2007Community conservation

Conservation breakthrough in MaputalandNew community-owned facility to be a catalyst for development A NEW community-owned conservation area has opened the door towards a much larger park network in M

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1 March 2007Easing the pressure

BY far the majority of Botswana's mighty elephant herds are concentrated in the northern region of the country, where their impact on the environment has become all too visible.Like South Africa, the

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27 February 2007First-hand experience in Kruger

The close proximity of the South African Wildlife College (SAWC) to the Kruger National Park (KNP) provides excellent opportunities for practical excursions for the students. It also allows for meetin

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