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24 March 2015New school for Macavene community

A recent ceremony officially opened the resettled Macavene community's newly constructed primary school, located at Banga in the Massingir District. For the first time, Macavene children have an equip

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19 March 2015SANParks receives aerial support for anti-poaching operations

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that, as an integral part of the current strategy to combat rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park, it is in the process of applying and eva

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17 March 2015Peace Parks Foundation adds its voice to the World Youth Wildlife Declaration

On 16 March 2015, Peace Parks Foundation added its message of endorsement to the World Youth Wildlife Declaration, which was originally compiled and signed by 150 young people from 20 countries at the

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13 March 2015Vietnamese youth to serve as ambassadors for rhino protection

The 22 Vietnamese school-going students, who have just been announced as winners in the Wild Rhino Competition, will visit South Africa in 2015 to experience the plight of the rhino first-hand.

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11 March 2015Helping injured and orphaned rhino survive their poaching ordeal

The Rhino Protection Programme (RPP) partners have allocated a combined R3.8 million ($311 000) in funding to bolster the efforts of the wildlife veterinary teams from both Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (Eze

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6 March 2015Another SEK10 million from the Swedish Postcode Lottery!

On 4 March 2015, Peace Parks Foundation Sweden, as a beneficiary of the Swedish Postcode Lottery, received another SEK10 million ($1.2m). Since 2010, Peace Parks Foundation has received $8.1 million f

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3 March 2015The leopard is thrown a lifeline

In time for World Wildlife Day, Peace Parks Foundation has joined forces with Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organisation, in a new partnership to protect and revive southern Africa’s leop

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27 February 2015Avis supports Peace Parks Foundation

Avis has again renewed its commitment to Peace Parks Foundation by sponsoring the non-profit organisation with the use of a Toyota Corolla. Avis has been involved in conservation efforts for over thre

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25 February 2015The Society for Conservation GIS scholarship

The Society for Conservation GIS (SGIS) Global Scholarship Programme is a support programme that is offering to cover SOME of the costs to allow you attend two of the best conservation GIS conferences

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23 February 2015GIS & land-use planning training

The Peace Parks Foundation GIS team recently visited the Southern African Wildlife College to train the Higher Education and Training protected area management students. The objective of the training

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