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9 November 2015Vote for SMART to Win the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge People’s Choice Award

The SMART (Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool) Partnership has been selected as a finalist in the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge!

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30 October 2015Learning the ABC of conservation

Limpopo National Park, in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, recently organised a number of conservation excursions for groups of children from local schools. Ten 7th graders and two teachers from

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27 October 2015Chemucane community students trained

Altogether 18 members of the Chemucane community in Mozambique have been specially trained to work at the community's 22-bed lodge, from which about 980 people will benefit.

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20 October 2015More wildlife for Erin Game Ranch

The South African National Parks (SANParks) wildlife capture team recently delivered 13 ostriches, 14 eland and five giraffe to the !Khomani San’s Erin Game Ranch, south of Kgalagadi Transfrontier P

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16 October 2015Desert Knights tour now a permanent feature

The second Desert Knights tour of 2015 was held in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park from 24-30 September. The demand has been such that the park's management committee, the hosts of the tou

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12 October 2015 Cyclists meet the communities

Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2015 participants had the opportunity to meet some of the communities they are helping to uplift first hand, with each cyclist donating a Wilderness Safaris-sponsored schoolbag an

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5 October 2015Wildlife species return to the Richtersveld

September saw the re-introduction of more wildlife to the South African component of the /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. This year was an especially exciting one, as red hartebeest were retu

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29 September 2015Solar power thanks to Remgro’s support

Peace Parks Foundation this month took a giant leap forward in its efforts to operate a ‘green’ and energy-efficient head office, with its investment in a new state-of-the-art solar power system.

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25 September 2015A new honorary patron

Peace Parks Foundation is very pleased to announce that President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has kindly agreed to become an honorary patron of the foundation and, in accepting, said that Mozambique is

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23 September 2015Developing Zinave National Park as an integral component of Great Limpopo

On 22 September 2015, the Mozambican Minister of Land, Environmental  and Rural Development, Mr Celso Correia, and Peace Parks Foundation CEO, Mr Werner Myburgh, signed a co-management agreement wher

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