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View of rangers who have now teamed up with sniffer dogs.

Sniffer Dog Team Against Rhino Poacher Steps Up


Krugerpark News Information: The Endangered Wildlife Trust's (EWT) and the African Consultancy for Transportation Security (ACTS), a cargo screening company that uses sniffer dogs to
A view of a nature hotspot in Africa.

Nature hotspots in Africa Caribbean and Pacific Group


Krugerpark News Information: Threatened natural areas in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific are set to benefit from a unique partnership between the International Union for Conservation
A view of Tamerin who was crowned the 10th Miss Earth SA.

Tamerin crowned as 10th Miss Earth SA


Krugerpark News Information: Tamerin Jardine was crowned as the 10th Miss Earth South Africa at a gala dinner at Montecasino in Johannesburg. Jardine whom recently turned 25 has been
A view of three Marabou Storks spreading their wings.

Birders Go Big To Conserve Environment


Krugerpark News Information: The annual Kruger National Park (KNP) Birding Weekends are celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. What started as a leisure activity for outdoor
View of a bird in the wild.

Are You Going Big This Birding Big Day


Krugerpark News Information: Are you ready for the 28th BirdLife South Africa Birding Big Day on Saturday 24 November 2012? The annual highlight on the country's birding calendar
View of an Oribi in the wild.

Oribi translocated to more suitable reserves


Krugerpark News Information: The Oribi Working Group (OWG), a multidisciplinary Oribi conservation coalition which falls under the Endangered Wildlife Trust's (EWT) Threatened
Police tape usualy around a crime scene.

SAPS Personnel leaving the Kruger Park amidst rhino poaching crisis


Krugerpark News Information: Despite the high incidence of rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park, which was reported this week as having already exceeding 280 rhinos, a
View of an injured rhino bleeding at the horn.

Vietnam urged to curb rhino poaching


Krugerpark News Information: WWF and TRAFFIC are calling on Vietnam to increase efforts to address the illegal trade of rhino horn, which is threatening rhino populations in both
A view of the trainee artisans gaining experience in Kruger.

Trainee Artisans Gain Experience In Kruger


Krugerpark News Information: The Kruger National Park (KNP) together with Scarce Skills Development and Training (SSDT), P.D Naidoo and Associates (PDNA), Automobile Training Academy
A turtle in the road.

Road ecology under discussion to reduce roadkills


Krugerpark News Information: It's not often one travels a few days in the Kruger National Park (KNP) and is spared the unwelcome sight of a roadkill. This is not a sight restricted
A spurt that flows into the Klaserie River in Limpopo Province.

IUCNs Red List of Ecosystems gains momentum


Krugerpark News Information: Modelled on the influential IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, the Red List of Ecosystems will identify if an ecosystem is vulnerable, endangered
A view of two different rhino species.

World Rhino Day celebrates five rhino species


Krugerpark News Information: “World Rhino Day is an opportunity to highlight the efforts being made to fight the scourge of rhino poaching around the world and to debunk the
The team that worked on the 6th 'Keep Kruger Clean Campiagn'.

KEEP KRUGER CLEAN campaign celebrates its 6th year


Krugerpark News Information: Lucy Nhlapo, head of tourism and marketing in the Kruger National Park (KNP) kick-started the Keep Kruger Clean campaign for the 6th consecutive year
A herd of elephants walking down to the waterhole.

Study shows elephants play key role in tree losses across savanna


Krugerpark News Information: For years, scientists have debated how big a role elephants play in toppling trees in South African savannas. Using high resolution 3-D mapping, Carnegie
A view of two rhino grazing.

Ewt Focus On Youth To Celebrate World Rhino Day


Krugerpark News Information: In celebration of the work of the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) to end rhino poaching the organisation hosted two events ahead of World Rhino Day
An illustration of rhino for international rhino day.

Lets Give It Horns


Krugerpark News Information: To celebrate the anniversary of the first rhinos ever translocated in South Africa half a century ago, and in support of the fight against the
A view of a South African vulture which is currently in the spotlight.

South Africas Vultures in the Spotlight


Krugerpark News Information: Birders and conservationists in South Africa will know by now that the first Saturday of September every year is International Vulture Awareness day
A view of the vegetation in a biopropecting is taking place.

Minister awards bioprospecting permits


Krugerpark News Information: The minister of water and environmental affairs, Edna Molewa, awarded seven bioprospecting permits to organisations to legally engage in
A view of a elephant eating a trees leaves.

What Can Nature Do For Us


Krugerpark News Information: The donor community and conservation movement are leaning increasingly towards a what can nature do for us approach, where species and wild habitats
An aerial view of the Modderfontien Reserve.

Modderfontein Reserve Opens To The Public


Krugerpark News Information: The Modderfontein Reserve opened to the public on 20 September 2012. The reserve will not only protect the indigenous fauna and flora in the area, but
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Green gets gold at Natures Olympics


Krugerpark News Information: “The Congress, which has become known in Korea as “Nature's Olympics”, has brought home gold for conservation,” says Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director
A image illustration of a gorrila primate.

Primates In Peril


Krugerpark News Information: The world's 25 most endangered primates have been revealed in a new report released at the UN's Convention on Biological Diversity COP11 on October 15
A view of the Machemma Ruins in the Greater Mapungubwe heritage Route.

The Greater Mapungubwe Heritage Route


Krugerpark News Information: The Greater Mapungubwe Heritage Route celebrates the rich history of the northern part of the Limpopo Province of South Africa over the last 1000 years
A view of the Greater Mapungubwe Heritage route.

Limpopo Launches Greater Mapungubwe Heritage Route


Krugerpark News Information: “As we celebrate the launch of the Greater Mapungubwe Heritage Route, we urge citizens of Limpopo Province and beyond to explore the cultural landscape
The rescued penguins are returned to the wild.

Rescued Penguins Return to the Wild


Krugerpark News Information: Forty-six African penguins were returned to the wild in September 2012 after being rescued from Bird Island in Addo Elephant National Park. The penguins
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