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Stainless Steel Dustbins Donated To Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: The Honorary Rangers (HR) facilitated a donation of 150 baboon-proof stainless steel dustbins from Nampak to the Kruger National Park (KNP)
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Red Billed Oxpeckers Fly Into Mountain Zebra National Park

Krugerpark News Information: A group of 40 red-billed oxpeckers has been flown into the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock in August

Coping With Raiding Elephants And Hippos

Krugerpark News Information: Pepper spray for raiding elephants, a guard dog to chase off spotted hyena? These are some of the colourful tips contained in a toolkit produced by FAO

Charcoal Takes Some Heat Off Global Warming

Krugerpark News Information: As much as 12 percent of the world's human-caused greenhouse gas emissions could be sustainably offset by producing biochar, a charcoal-like substance

Anthrax Outbreak In Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: An anthrax outbreak in the Kruger National Park (KNP) claimed at least 65 animals in September 2010. The actual deaths could be much higher

For The First Time Monkeys Observed To Being Self Aware

Krugerpark News Information: For 40 years, scientists have concluded from this type of behavior that a few species are self-aware they recognise the boundaries between themselves

Megans Top Five Bush Facts

Krugerpark News Information: The blue of a kingfisher's feathers isn't caused by a colour pigment but rather by the scattering of light due to the way the

Unexpected Is The Name Of The Game Rangers Game

Krugerpark News Information: A Game Ranger in your Backpack', is a new guide to South Africa's flora and fauna. Aimed at nature novices, starting off on the path to become

The Opening of the Hans Hoheisen Wildlife Research Station

Krugerpark News Information: On Wednesday, August 25, 2010, the Hans Hoheisen Wildlife Research Station was officially opened for the second time

Streamlined EIA Regulations Now In Effect

Krugerpark News Information: South Africa's new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulations came into effect on August 2, 2010

A Teabag That Could Save Millions

Krugerpark News Information: A cheap and effective filtering device developed by a South African university could provide safe drinking water to millions of people, drastically

Ancient DNA Reveals Ingredients of Roman Medicine

Krugerpark News Information: Ancient Roman pharmacies must have looked a lot like vegetable gardens. DNA analysis of 2000-year-old medicinal tablets suggests the pills included

Cycads Plundered

Krugerpark News Information: Some call them living fossils; others describe them as the most exotically beautiful plants the world has ever seen. Cycads are the link between
A Vulture perched on a tree.

Vultures Endangered and Vulnerable

Krugerpark News Information: The first Saturday of September every year is observed as International Vulture Awareness Day by the Endangered Wildlife Trust's Birds of Prey Programme

Aloes Brighten Up Bleak Days

Krugerpark News Information: At a time when almost every other plant seems to be shedding its leaves and colour has been drained from the bush, aloes are thriving

Counter Measures Against Poaching Pay Off

Krugerpark News Information: South Africa is not taking the attack on its rhino population lightly. Public support for the fight against highly sophisticated syndicates is gaining

R20 Million Medicinal Plant Project Established in Rural Limpopo

Krugerpark News Information: Early August, the deputy minister of water and environmental affairs, Rejoice Mabudafashi, opened a R20 million medicinal plant conservation project

Global Conservation Fundis Meet in Skukuza

Krugerpark News Information: South African National Parks (SANParks) hosted the World Protected Areas Leadership Forum (WPALF) from 16-19 August 2010, at Skukuza in the Kruger

SAs population closer to 50 million mark

Krugerpark News Information: South Africa's population has increased by about 530 000 people to 49.99 million, according to Statistics South Africa's Mid-Year Population Estimates

Miss SA Earth hopefuls visit Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: The finalists of the 2010 'Miss Earth South Africa in association with Consol' spent a week at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge outside of the Kruger National

Fish nets join mosquito nets against malaria

Krugerpark News Information: New drugs to fight malaria may well lie at the bottom of the ocean, according to researchers studying over 2,500 samples from marine organisms
Close-up of a Buffalo.

Rain affects gender ratio of African buffalo

Krugerpark News Information: The amount of rain affects whether more male African buffalo, than female buffalo, are born in Kruger National Park, scientists said

Archaeological research at Gaza Gray outpost of Steinaeckers Horse in Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: The first two weeks in August will once again see an archaeological excursion at one of the outposts of the Steinaecker's Horse unit in the Kruger

Bills smaller to cope better with cold

Krugerpark News Information: By examining bill sizes of a diverse range of bird species around the world, researchers have found that birds with larger bills tend to be

Declaration signed to protect countrys grasslands

Krugerpark News Information: Eight MECs responsible for environmental affairs signed the Grasslands Declaration committing Government to the conservation of grasslands Biodiversity
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