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9 August 2018Mapungubwe - Rising to Greatness

The Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area lies in a magnificent landscape with the Limpopo River flowing through it. Here cultural antiquity meets current-day conservation, and three coun

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9 August 2018A woman named elephant

Cathrine Ndlovu is much tougher than she looks. As the only female field ranger in the eastern section of The Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area, she does everything the men do – and

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30 July 2018Remembering Ernest Mokganedi

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the tragic passing of Ernest, our dear friend and colleague. I have been working for Peace Parks Foundation for 20 years now, and as long as I can remem

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26 July 2018Joining forces to develop Banhine National Park

On the heels of a second partnership agreement signed between Peace Parks Foundation and Mozambique’s National Administration for Conservation Areas (ANAC) to further develop Maputo Special Reserve

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23 July 2018De Beers Group partners with Peace Parks Foundation on one of the largest elephant translocations in South Africa’s history

De Beers Group has begun to transport 200 elephants across 1,500km from its Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve (VLNR) in South Africa to Mozambique. The operation, one of the largest elephant translocatio

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10 July 2018Congratulations to a true custodian of nature!

Peace Parks Foundation is proud of the passionate and dedicated teams, on the ground in transfrontier conservation areas daily, fighting the good fight to protect southern Africa’s natural heritage!

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6 July 2018Elephants with a purpose

Why did 53 elephants travel more than 1 250 km across three different countries this month? Here’s why.

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2 July 2018SMART training for clever conservation management

Every year, a team of experts from Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) offer training in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to on-the-ground teams across transfrontier conservation areas in sout

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21 June 2018Conservation agriculture farmers on the move

Farmers living in Kazungula, a small border town in the Southern Province of Zambia, each recently received a bicycle during a celebration ceremony held at the Sekute Community Development Trust offic

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19 June 2018Guarding Limpopo National Park’s carnivores

A new carnivore protection ranger force, the Limpopo Lion Protection Team, has had significant successes in the first few weeks of their deployment in the Limpopo National Park, a core component of th

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