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1 September 2005The Silence of the Sands

Built on one of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park's highest sand dunes, the newly opened Kieliekrankie Wilderness Camp overlooks vast dune fields stretching to the horizon. Brent Naude-Moseley was one

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22 August 2005A nature park for Koreas' DMZ?

DORASAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Media mogul and conservationist Ted Turner wants to turn the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean peninsula into a peace park if the two Koreas

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22 August 2005Book now for new park

Thrill seekers can already start booking adventures in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.The 3,3-million hectare conservation area - which includes the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique, Kruger N

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12 August 2005Whales, sharks and turtles have chosen well

Relatively small area is host to five different ecosystemsThe Elephant Coast stretches from St Lucia in the south to Kosi Bay further north, across the Lubombo Mounlains in the west and includes the H

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5 August 2005Making ecotourism accessible and sustainable

Transfrontier project with Lesotho will protect our heritageThe Zulu people call the Drakensberg "the barrier of spears". This magnificent natural spectacle forms part of the 243 000 ha uKhahlamba-Dra

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22 July 2005Unesco director visits Mapungubwe

MAPUNGUBWE - The director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation's World Heritage Centre in Paris, Francesco Bandarin, visited the Mapungubwe National Park and World He

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13 July 2005New road opens way to Moz

THE new road through the Kruger National Park to Mozambique will soon be opened.Not only is it good news for holidaymakers, but Phalaborwa too is experiencing immense economic growth. Until now the to

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20 June 2005President of Malawi becomes an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

His Excellency Dr Bingu wa Mutharika, the President of the Republic of Malawi, has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the Foundation. Malawi's Department of Na

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14 June 2005Southern African Ministers give impetus to TFCAs

As part of the preparations for the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the Southern African Ministers for the Environment and Tourism met today in Johannesburg for discussions about a sub-regional approach to unl

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13 June 2005Rural communities benefit from game parks

Increasing drive to integrate conservation and upliftmentPhotograph added by Peace Parks Foundation.South Africa has a diversity of landscapes and natural beauty to match its diversity in culture and

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