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29 November 2016 Prescribing the balance of nature to traditional medicine schools

Some of the Traditional Medicine "champions" trained during one of two workshops held by TRAFFIC and the National Centre for Health Communication and Education © TRAFFIC Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 2

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28 November 2016Further training to protect turtles

From 25-26 November, Centro Terra Viva presented a refresher training course for the 46 turtle monitors who cover the area from Ponta do Ouro to Ponta Mucombo in Mozambique. The training comprised bot

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22 November 2016Stepping into a future in the tourism industry

On 11 November, 89 young women and 14 young men from rural southern Africa graduated from the SA College for Tourism and its Tracker Academy, with national certificates in hospitality services and tra

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17 November 2016Former president of Namibia a member of the Peace Parks Foundation Board of Directors

Peace Parks Foundation has the honour to announce that Mr Hifikepunye Pohamba, former president of the Republic of Namibia, has joined the Peace Parks Foundation Board of Directors. Mr Pohamba is the

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15 November 2016Restocking national parks as part of transfrontier conservation development

A further 573 animals have been translocated to Maputo Special Reserve and 310 to Zinave National Park.

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8 November 2016Wildlife thriving in Maputo Special Reserve, Mozambique

At the end of September, the Maputo Special Reserve/Tembe Elephant Park management committee conducted an aerial census to determine the status of the large herbivore species in Maputo Special Reserve

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1 November 2016Gonarezhou Conservation Trust: Sharing responsibilities in conservation

Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS)and Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) recently signed an agreement for the formation of the Gonarezhou Conservation Trust. The innovative

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24 October 2016Dutch Postcode Lottery extends its cooperation

In news just in, Peace Parks Foundation is very pleased to announce that the Dutch Postcode Lottery has extended its cooperation with the foundation for another five years, from 2017 to 2021

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17 October 2016Second Fab Chef competition at the SA College for Tourism

The SA College for Tourism recently hosted the second annual Fab Chef competition for its students. The competition is the brainchild of college board member Jennifer Preller, with prizes kindly spons

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10 October 2016Creating Young Conservation Ambassadors

Young learners from various communities living in and adjacent to Limpopo National Park, the Mozambican component of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, recently participated in a pioneering and innovat

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