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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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15 December 2017120 Graduates excel in hospitality and wildlife tracking

This year, 96 women from eight Southern African Development Community member states – Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe – graduated at SA College f

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14 December 2017A year-end message from the CEO

Our 20-year anniversary is a magnificent milestone that we wish to dedicate to each and every one who supported our vision and our activities over the past two decades. We thank you for your loyalty,

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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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