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Historic return of rhinos to Mozambique

For more than 40 years, rhino have been absent from Zinave National Park. This year will see their historic return to the park, as a new founder population for rhino in the Mozambique.

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Becoming a counter-poaching K9 handler

The process of becoming a qualified canine (K9) handler requires constant, intensive training where technical aspects come second to the deeper experience of forming powerful bonds of mutual trust, understanding and respect between man and animal.

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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.

Sedia Modise
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Paying tribute to a conservation giant

Peace Parks Foundation is mourning the passing of a true giant in southern African conservation and a deeply respected former colleague, Mr Sedia Modise, who was a pioneering figure in the formalisation of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) across the region.

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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 counter-poaching unit in the 700 000 hectare conservation area.

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