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Great Limpopo TFCA, Kruger National Park, Rhino Protection Programme, Technology and Innovation, TFCAs, Wildlife Crime

Groundbreaking technology saves Kruger’s rhinos

For almost five years, Postcode Meerkat – the most advanced wide-area surveillance system ever developed for counter-poaching purposes on the African continent – has kept an eagle eye over vast sections of wilderness in South Africa’s 20 000 km2 Kruger National Park, becoming a key piece in a much larger puzzle that protects one of the last remaining strongholds of wild rhino in the world.

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General, Great Limpopo TFCA, TFCAs, Wildlife Crime, Zinave National Park

Chopping down illegal logging syndicates

The dedicated rangers in Zinave National Park,are successfully impeding the operations of sophisticated illegal logging syndicates intent on exploiting the natural resources of the Park for commercial gain.

Banhine National Park, Great Limpopo TFCA, Limpopo National Park, TFCAs, Wildlife Crime

Rangers clear out 28 illegal charcoaling camps in Banhine

A joint operation by rangers from Banhine and Limpopo national parks in Mozambique has dealt a major blow to illegal charcoaling in Banhine, with the clearing of 28 charcoaling camps found by the...

Malawi Zambia TFCA, Nyika National Park, Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve, Wildlife Crime

New wheels invaluable for wildlife protection in Malawi

The ongoing protection and development of Malawi’s Nyika National Park and Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve has been greatly enhanced with the handover of six brand new 4x4 vehicles.

Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Sioma Ngwezi National Park, Wildlife Crime

Creating safe havens for pangolins

As we commemorate the 10th Annual World Pangolin Day on 20 February 2021, we are reminded of the plight of these uniquely beautiful scaly anteaters. As a result of being relentlessly poached for...

Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Leopard Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

Hope for the world’s most persecuted large cat

Saving Spots, a leopard protection project that has been running in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area since 2018, has had significant successes in working with local communities to save the species from...

Great Limpopo TFCA, Leopard Protection Programme, Lubombo TFCA, Rhino Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

Victory for counter-trafficking K9 unit

On 10 November 2020, Mozambique Police, with the support of the National Administration for Conservation Areas (ANAC) Canine Unit, apprehended a Vietnamese citizen who was attempting to smuggle wildlife products to southeast Asia....

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