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15 December 2005Mozambique helped to conserve wild places, develop ecotourism

WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2005 (ENS) - The conservation of biodiversity and natural ecosystems in Mozambique on Africa's southeastern coast is about to receive supportive grants totalling $33.7 mill

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14 December 2005Goodbye malaria!

THE menace of malaria is succumbing to eradication efforts by the Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative (LSDI).Since the project was launched in 1999, malaria incidence has fallen by as much as 96% i

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14 December 2005First tourists make use of Giriyondo

The first tourist to make use of the newly opened Giriyondo Tourist Access Facility were Daan and Zena who own a guesthouse in PhalaborwaMore than 100 vehicles and almost 300 keen tourists have alread

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12 December 2005$20-million boost for conservation

Some $20-million is going to be pumped into three conservation parks in Mozambique, including the Lubombo and GreatLimpopo Transfrontier Parks that extend into South Africa.The World Bank has approved

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8 December 2005Statement by Dr Anton Rupert, Chairman and Founder of Peace Parks Foundation

Dr Anton Rupert, Chairman and Founder of Peace Parks Foundation, welcomed the announcement that the Giriyondo Access Facility between Mozambique's Limpopo National Park and South Africa's Kruger Natio

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7 December 2005Boost for tourism

MORE local tourists can look forward to enjoying the pride of the Kalahari now that the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park is offering discounts on its tented parks in a bid to make it more accessi

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6 December 2005Giriyondo Access Facility open

Joint Statement by the Ministerial Committee of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park on the opening of the Giriyondo Access Facility (border post) in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, 6 December 2

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16 November 2005Listen to the silence

Have wheels, will travel, says STEVE MOSELEY as he roams the seemingly barren, but not quite spiderless, Richtersveld.A few stars were still managing to withstand the extinguishing effects of the risi

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11 November 2005Adopt-a-Student Programme

Peace parks are vital to the conservation of biodiversity in southern Africa. The preservation of our natural resources is crucial to the maintenance and growth of the region's tourism industry and as

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3 November 2005Mesmerising Zambia

Dr David Livingstone probably thought he was in heaven when he first set eyes on Victoria Falls. Winnie Graham, had a similar experience when she visited the country made famous by the great explorer

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