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5 April 2018Mana Pools: proudly protecting Zimbabwe’s wildlife

Wildlife crime is an extremely complex problem that requires multiple levels of intervention to solve. It is well-known that there are three critical components any anti-poaching strategy depends on:

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19 March 2018Vietnamese youth appeal to their peers to stop using rhino horn

Vietnamese youth from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are appealing to their friends, family and peers to stop using rhino horn. In July 2017, the lives of 11 students from various international schools in H

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8 March 2018Reproductive Health: Empowering the women of Mozambique

Hortencia Tembe had her first child at the age of 16. She lives in a small, rural village in the south of Mozambique. Having only attended school up to 3rd grade level, she understood the challenges s

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2 March 2018World Wildlife Day: Big cats - predators under threat

Over the past century, the world has been losing big cats at an alarming rate. According to the United Nations, tiger populations plummeted by 95% over the past 100 years and African lion populations

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23 February 2018Swedish Postcode Lottery commits significant funding to conservation

On 21 February 2018, Peace Parks Foundation Sweden was awarded SEK 13,000,000 from the Swedish Postcode Lottery. This year, the Lottery distributed SEK 1.1 billion among 55 beneficiaries with 113 mill

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19 February 2018Continued support from Dutch Postcode Lottery

Amsterdam, 16 February 2018 - The Dutch Postcode Lottery has announced continued support to Peace Park Foundation. At the Lottery's annual Goed Geld Gala, Peace Parks was awarded a contribution of €

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13 February 2018Enlisting Microsoft Azure in the fight against rhino poaching

In the heart of key rhino reserves in South Africa, the innovative utilisation of Microsoft Azure’s cloud-based computing service is assisting conservation managers to overcome infrastructure and te

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30 January 2018Mapungubwe Tri-Nations Camp: Joining youth across borders

Children in the Wilderness (CITW) hosted its third successful Tri-Nations Camp at Little Muck Camp in Mapungubwe National Park from 12 to 15 December 2017, in partnership with the South African Depart

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29 January 2018A new integrated anti-poaching approach for Ezemvelo rhino reserves

On 24 January 2018, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife officially opened a new central anti-poaching command and control, or so-called ‘nerve centre’, in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi (HiP) Park. The nerve centre forms th

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18 December 2017The Society for Conservation GIS scholarship 2018

Applications for the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) Global Scholarship Program for 2018 is now open! This is not a typical scholarship program. Rather, it is a support program that covers SOME

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