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4 May 2005Border Post Signals New Era For Transfrontier Park

It may not be long before tourists can cross the border from Kruger into MozambiqueVisitors to the Kruger National Park this year may be able to follow animals into Mozambique's adjoining Limpopo Park

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22 April 2005World's first Centre of Excellence for wildlife veterinary research

Statement by Dr Anton Rupert, Chairman of Peace Parks FoundationA wildlife and veterinary research facility of international standing is being created as part of the Hans Hoheisen Research Station adj

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18 April 2005Transfrontier Parks Need More Beds

TRANSFRONTIER parks are the lure that will bring seven million tourists to South Africa - all with the same dream: to enjoy our wildlife and natural beauty.This rosy prediction for the country`s futur

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14 April 2005SA deserves conservation back-pat

Champion of the Earth. What an honour for our president and our people to be the joint recipients of such a resoundingly worded award from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Of course the

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14 April 2005UNEP names seven 'Champions of the Earth

New environmental award recognizes outstanding and innovative leadersNairobi, 12 April 2005 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named seven leaders in the field of the environment as

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11 April 2005The Wildlife Frontier Is Coming Down

Following all the hype about the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park, CAMERON EWART-SMITH investigates the first real tourist opportunities on offer in the newly proclaimed Parque National do Umpopo (P

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6 April 2005KZN conservation jewel sets pace again

THE Greater St Lucia B Wetland Park has been badly scarred in places. Along roads and on the slopes of coastal dunes are patches where only tree stumps remain, with such new growth as there is finding

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31 March 2005More Than A Game Reserve

BEYOND the Soutparnsberg in Limpopo lies a stretch of ruggedly beautiful, largely undiscovered land. This most northerly part of South Africa extends to the Limpopo River, where its sea of stunted mop

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30 March 2005Elephants migrate to Mozambique

The giants of the Kruger Park, which may face culling due to excess numbers, have finally decided it‘s safe to cross the border.The great elephant herds of the Kruger National Park, under threat of

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7 March 2005Farmers - Forget About Green-Chert Mineral

MBABANE - Miners might as well forget about exploring the green-chert mineral at Malolotja.The Swaziland National Trust Commission (SNTC) Acting Chief Executive Officer, Sudmmbuzo Diamini, says that f

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