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A nature park for Koreas’ DMZ?

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 become unified.

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President 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.

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Southern 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 unlock the...

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Rural communities benefit from game parks

Since tourism has been earmarked as an important vehicle for economic growth in the country, it is also widely perceived as an ideal tool for helping empower disadvantaged communities.

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Transfrontier parks ‘a boon to tourism’

"While economic development, biodiversity conservation and community involvement are the key challenges with these projects, the spin-offs for tourism are substantial," environmental affairs and tourism deputy director-general Fundisile Mketini said on Monday.

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President Armando Emilio Guebuza of Mozambique becomes an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

President Guebuza said that for his government, the conservation of natural reources was about development on a regional scale and that this, together with the conservation of fauna and flora, were part of...

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World’s first Centre of Excellence for wildlife veterinary research

A wildlife and veterinary research facility of international standing is being created as part of the Hans Hoheisen Research Station adjacent to the Orpen gate of the Kruger National Park, Dr Anton Rupert,...

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