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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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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....

Rhino Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

Wildlife Zones to protect all of South Africa’s rhino

South Africa’s multitude of public and private rhino custodians are coming together like never before in an initiative that will see all South African rhino being protected as a single national herd. ...

Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Leopard Protection Programme, Luengue-Luiana National Park, Mavinga National Park, Ngonye Falls Community Partnership Park, Rhino Protection Programme, Simalaha Community Conservancy, Sioma Ngwezi National Park, Wildlife Crime

Five countries unite against wildlife crime

The five Partner States of the Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) - Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe – have joined forces to defend their borders against those who seek to...

Rhino Protection Programme, Technology and Innovation, Wildlife Crime

Disrupting wildlife crime with leading tech

In the oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa, an international team of technology and wildlife experts have come together to disrupt the status quo, and save wildlife species under threat.

Great Limpopo TFCA, Kruger National Park, Limpopo National Park, Rhino Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

Rhino poachers sentenced to lengthy imprisonment

Rapid response, well-coordinated efforts and irrefutable evidence provided by the Limpopo National Park anti-poaching unit, working in close collaboration with their counterparts across the border in Kruger National Park, led to the arrest...

Rhino Protection Programme, Vietnam Wild Rhino, Wildlife Crime

Wilderness awakens the hearts and minds of young Vietnamese rhino ambassadors

Every two years students from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in Vietnam travel to South Africa to embark on, what they call, a life-changing experience. Aged between 14 and 17, most of...

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