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7 August 2006Proud Kgalagadi: looking pretty good

Expecting red dunes and desert heat, Jazz Kuschke was amazed how good rains had transformed Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.ANY SEMI-DESERT WORTH its sand has a couple of showers a year. The past rainy s

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11 July 2006Namaqualand blooms

Northern Cape environmental officials yesterday described this year's Namaqualand wild flower season as one of the best in many years."People here believe it could be one of the prettiest floral displ

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4 July 2006Sani Pass to be tarred

The face of one KwaZulu- Natal's tourism icons will be irrevocably changed when Sani Pass is tarred by 2009. A public meeting at Sani Pass Hotel yesterday was informed that the project to resurface an

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4 July 2006European zoos to help restock african reserves

During the past few centuries, culminating in the Victorian era of the late 19th century, European obsession with exotic wildlife saw thousands of animals from Africa being transferred to the zoos of

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30 June 2006Transfrontier Peace Park straddling SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe closer to reality

THE proposed Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) including SA, Botswana and Zimbabwe is a step closer to reality with the signing of a memorandum by Environmental Affairs and Tourism Minister Marth

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22 June 2006Limpopo/Shashe MoU signed on 22 June 2006

Transfrontier park will make old dream a realityMulti-national approach first mooted by Jan Smuts in 1922 LEON MARSHALLFROM a hill in Mapungubwe National Park, the wide sandy course of the Shashe Rive

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17 June 2006The Limpopo National Park head office almost completed

The first of the Limpopo National Park senior managers has moved into the recently completed staff housing in the Mozambican park. There are five units of which one is a family unit and the others are

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10 June 2006Bodies unite in highland development pact

THE mighty Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier project received a shot in the arm this week when several parties were signatory to a memorandum of agreement, which will ensure the natural and cultural he

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9 June 2006Villager relocation a win-win

Mozambicans pledge their land to wildlife park in exchange for infrastructure and social servicesImpoverished villagers living next to the Kruger National Park in rural Mozambique have pledged 53 000h

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17 May 2006Explore the Limpopo National Park from its first luxury camp

The Machampane River is the only river in the Limpopo National Park (LNP) that originates in the Park. It meanders through a true wilderness area in the LNP and ends in the Olifants River. It is along

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