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29 November 2017New ranger base for Limpopo National Park's 16th Anniversary

This week, Limpopo National Park (LNP) celebrated its 16th anniversary. Mozambique proclaimed the Park on 27 November 2001 and requested Peace Parks Foundation’s assistance in overseeing the park’

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27 November 2017Protecting the 'birthplace of rhino'

The birthplace of rhino” – this is the name often given to Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park (HiP) in KwaZulu-Natal where the southern white rhino was saved from the brink of extinction half a century ago.

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10 November 2017SACT Tracker Academy – teaching skills for life

Just outside Graaff-Reinet on Samara Private Game Reserve, Pokkie (Karel) Benadie is out tracking with his seven students. “Look at this,” he says, pointing to a newly dug shallow trench. “Anyon

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8 November 2017Unlocking the potential of Zinave National Park

Having been declared a protected area in 1972, only to then be ravaged by sixteen years of civil war from 1977-1992, the sun now rises over a different Zinave National Park in Mozambique. The implemen

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2 November 2017Update: Translocated Nyika elephants settle in

In August 2017, 34 elephants were translocated from Liwonde National Park to Nyika National Park, Malawi. The elephants are all healthy and settling in to their new habitat on the Nyika Plateau. This

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31 October 2017Protection against poisonous poachers intensifies

Limpopo National Park, October 2017 - With their sights firmly set on killing high-value species such as rhinos, elephant and lions, poachers are persisting in their attacks on the wildlife assets of

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19 October 2017The SA College for Tourism– turning dreams into reality

The idea of visionary Dr Anton Rupert, the SA College for Tourism opened in 2001 to grant opportunities to learners from rural areas in member states of the Southern African Development Community - an

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11 October 2017WATCH: Rewilding Zinave

This week the last 33 of 250 buffalo were safely delivered from Marromeu Game Reserve to Zinave National Park in Mozambique, bringing to an end the wildlife translocation season for 2017. A total of 7

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10 October 2017Fab Food Celebrations at SA College for Tourism

The month of September brought two culinary highlights in the calendar of events for students of the SA College for Tourism (SACT) in Graaff-Reinet.

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5 October 2017New Technology Transforms Protected Area Management

Efforts to combat poaching of wildlife in Asia, Africa and Latin America have just gotten smarter with the release of a powerful new extension to the widely adopted Spatial Monitoring and Reporting To

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