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14 November 2013/Ai/Ais-Richtersveld park manager excels

The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park features magnificent barren landscapes, the world’s second largest canyon, the Fish River Canyon, and the richest succulent flora on earth. Looking after

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8 November 2013Launch of the Joaquim Chissano Wildlife Preservation Initiative in Mozambique

On 4 November 2013, the Joaquim Chissano Foundation launched the "Joaquim Chissano Wildlife Preservation Initiative in Mozambique” at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo.The

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1 November 2013Establishment of a special anti-poaching unit in Limpopo National Park

As one of the strategies to counter the increase in rhino poaching, Limpopo National Park, the Mozambican component of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP), has started training a special anti-poa

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28 October 2013Two Tracker Academy graduates track jaguars in Brazil

On 28 June 2013, two 2012 SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy graduates, Andrea Mathebula and Richard Mthabine, left South Africa for the Caiman Ecological Refuge in the Pantanal region of Brazil,

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17 October 2013High-Angle Mountain Rescue Training

The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is a desolate landscape with spectacular canyons and mountain passes. But for all their magnificence, these canyons with their sheer rock faces pose real da

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8 October 2013First wildlife translocation to Simalaha Community Conservancy

Sunday, 6 October 2013 saw the first ever wildlife translocation to the Simalaha Community Conservancy. Simalaha is one of Zambia’s first conservancies and will be an important area in KAZA TFCA to

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2 October 20137-year old Baden Bolling fundraises to combat rhino poaching

Baden Bolling from Colorado in the USA has always been an animal lover. Since he was about 3 years old, he has frequently introduced himself as an “animal expert”. He loves all animals but his fav

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30 September 2013World Heritage Nomination Training Course

The final follow-up workshop of the third African nomination training workshop for Anglophone countries by the African World Heritage Foundation took place between 29 July and 10 August in Entebbe, Ug

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20 September 2013Absa enables rural youth to be trained to create unique tourism experiences

In its continued commitment to skill unemployed rural youth between the ages of 18 to 35 from across Southern Africa, Absa has invested R1,5 million towards the development of hospitality and tourism

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17 September 2013SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy saves rhino calf

Last week a white rhino cow was killed by poachers close to one of the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy training bases.

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