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Shaping southern Africa’s greatest sanctuary for transfrontier vultures

Zinave has become a Vulture Safe Zone – the largest of its kind in southern Africa.

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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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Message from our CEO: Restoring ecosystems in the new ‘normal’

Peace Parks Foundation – with the continued support of the donor community and our partners – managed to celebrate some of our most significant milestones to date in 2021.

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Triumph for ecosystem restoration as lions settle in Zinave

A camera trap recently captured the first known image of a male lion in Mozambique’s Zinave National Park for several decades. The lion, which was drawn to the prey-rich habitat of the 18 600 ha sanctuary that has been established within the park, has since settled in the sanctuary, signifying how the remarkable restoration of this once-silent wilderness has led to the establishment of healthy ecosystems that are naturally attracting Africa’s top predator.

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President of Zambia joins Peace Parks as Honorary Patron

Peace Parks Foundation is honoured to welcome the President of Zambia, His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, as its newest Patron.

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Successful cheetah translocation a victory for conservation

The milestone reintroduction of four cheetahs into Maputo Special Reserve has reached a triumphant conclusion, as the majestic cats bounded their way into their 104 200 hectare new home on 22 October. This followed three weeks of acclimatising in bomas in the reserve. The cheetahs will now take their rightful place in the ecosystem, where they will play an important role in ensuring ecological equilibrium. 

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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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