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Sensor Sensation: Colette Leads the Way for Women in Conservation Technology

Colette Terblanche, Project Manager for Peace Parks Foundation’s Combatting Wildlife Crime team, is an anti-poaching powerhouse. For more than five years, she has been committed to the daunting, and mounting, challenges of rhino protection, in a minority of women working in this field. In the age of intense and escalating wildlife crime, poaching strategies continue […]

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Unleashing the Wild: Colette’s Ultra AFRICA Race

‘Running for your life’ has a different meaning for Colette Terblanche, Peace Parks’ Combatting Wildlife Crime Project Manager and freshly victorious Ultra AFRICA Race participant. She recently completed this immense 220 km feat through southern Mozambique, over five days, in intense heat on gritty, sandy trails. The entire experience was incredible. I always expected it to […]

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Ranger Revolution: Specialised Training Takes on Wildlife Crime

A revolution in ranger training is poised to take effect in southern Africa. It is aimed at closing the gap between transnational organised crime and rangers on the frontlines of conservation – on both sides of national borders.   Driven by strong global demand, and high prices on the illegal market, poaching and trafficking of […]

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Taking the LEAD to Save Lives

Imagine a medical first responder course, specifically designed for senior game rangers operating at the frontlines of conservation and the combat against poaching. These men and women are guided through reality-based training, tailored to the situation on the ground. They emerge as certified coaches empowered to instruct taskforces in their own protected areas, with access […]

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Transforming Wildlife Monitoring and Protection

Peace Parks Foundation and EarthRanger have formed an impactful partnership to revolutionise wildlife monitoring and protection. In Mozambique, three parks across the Great Limpopo transboundary landscape, as well as Maputo National Park in the Lubombo transboundary landscape, are integrating EarthRanger to help with real-time tracking of wildlife and resources and enhance the way conservationists respond […]

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INL Collaboration Unleashes the Power of Combating Wildlife Crime in southern Africa

Collaboration Combats Wildlife Crime: US Department of State International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) visits South Africa’s Wildlife Zones Project and is recognised for their ongoing support and commitment to combating wildlife crime in southern Africa. Peace Parks Foundation’s Combatting Wildlife Crime Programme works tirelessly to combat transnational organised wildlife and forest […]

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Guardians of Wild Africa: Celebrating Rangers, Raising a Challenge

World Environment Day is the perfect platform to celebrate the remarkable role of rangers and to raise a game-changing challenge.

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