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View of South Africas first wind farm.

South Africas first wind farm in operation

Krugerpark News Information: South Africa's first wind farm is in operation. Construction on the project, which is situated near Darling in the Western Cape, started in September
Close up of a crocodile head.

Crocodile Bites Hardest

Krugerpark News Information: Crocodiles may not win the 'sexiest on the planet' category on everyone's list, but they will be hard to beat when it comes to bite-force champions of
A butterfly perched on a rock.

R800 million allocated to Green Fund

Krugerpark News Information: The National Treasury has made R800 million available for the Green Fund over the next two financial years. Speaking ahead of her budget vote in
Salt used to purify drinking water.

A New Simple Way to Purify Drinking Water in Developing Countries

Krugerpark News Information: Diarrhea kills at least 4000 children a day in Africa - a disease caused by contaminated water. Nearly 80 percent of disease in developing countries
A view of giraffe in Marloth Park.

Giraffe electrocutions curtailed in Marloth Park

Krugerpark News Information: Consultation and communication may require effort and time, but seem to pay-off in the long run. Especially so for the giraffe population of Marloth Park
Waste left in dumps.

Minister serious about waste management

Krugerpark News Information: Water and environmental affairs minister Edna Molewa has gazetted the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) for immediate implementation
View of Kruger National Park field rangers.

Kruger National Park Field Rangers Strike called off

Krugerpark News Information: Kruger National Park Field Rangers' Strike called-off: at least 93 rhinos poached during the strike. The South African National Parks (SANParks) field
View of a local boy playing the drums.

Endangered species languages linked at high biodiversity regions

Krugerpark News Information: Biodiversity hot spots – the world's biologically richest and most threatened locations on Earth – and high biodiversity wilderness areas – biologically
View of the trendy fashion bodysuite that wards off bugs.

Trendy fashion bodysuit wards off bugs

Krugerpark News Information: The ongoing battle against malaria has sparked a somewhat unconventional, if not creative partnership that saw the fruits displayed on the runway at
View of the impala run over by a truck driver.

Contractor kills seven impala

Krugerpark News Information: Visitors to the Kruger National Park (KNP) were treated to a deplorable sighting when a contractor crashed into a herd of impala on his way to Skukuza
A view of a rift valley.

Scientists Suggest New Age for East African Rift

Krugerpark News Information: The Great Rift Valley of East Africa may have taken much longer to develop than previously believed, according to a new study that was led by
Young malaria patient near Alem Kitmama, Ethiopia.

Funding for malaria prevention saves childrens lives

Krugerpark News Information: In the 10 years since 2001, more money for the prevention of malaria has saved the lives of an estimated 850 000 children in Africa. This is according
A malaria carrying mosquito in Kruger National Park.

World Malaria Report 2013 Fact Sheet

Krugerpark News Information: Updated info on Malaria statistics and a travelling precautions guide for visiting Kruger National Park
View of a tortoise walking accross the ground.

Biodiversity scientists agree on top priorities

Krugerpark News Information: The benefits people obtain from biodiversity accrue not only in the present, but in the unknowable future. This is the option value of preserving
View of a buffalo.

Brucellosis pathogen persists in Botswana buffalo

Krugerpark News Information: Residents of northern Botswana prize wild buffalo as their favored bush meat. Now a study led by Kathleen Alexander, associate professor of wildlife
View of a local whose poaching threatens recently discovered Saola.

Poachers threaten recently discovered rare Saola

Krugerpark News Information: Two decades after the discovery of an ungulate species called the Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), this rare animal is sliding towards extinction because
A view of a Kudu in Kruger National Park.

Kruger National Park Rangers Diary | October 1955

Krugerpark News Information: Repairing fowl hook which the baboons had completely damaged. The septic tank at my quarters blocked and I had to open same, clean, and refill with
A group of rhino grazing.

Ex-cop, KNP staff, Mozambicans arrested for rhino poaching

Krugerpark News Information: The police arrested four Kruger National Park (KNP) staff members, a well-known ex-cop turned criminal and seven Mozambicans in connection with
A view of Kruger National Park landscape.

Know your Park | Whats in a name

Krugerpark News Information: The literal meaning of shirnia-ntanga is “early gardener”, but according to MJ van Waremelo and HP Junod, this was probably the name of an early local
A view of the land declared part of SANParks.

Minister invites comments on land to be declared part of SANParks

Krugerpark News Information: Minister of water and environmental affairs, Edna Molewa on 2 March 2012 published for public comment under the National Environmental Management
A sniffer dog checking cargo for rhino horn.

Sniffer dog to assist with tracking poached rhino horn

Krugerpark News Information: The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) will be using a sniffer dog to assist in its anti-rhino poaching campaign. Rico the Wildlife Sniffer Dog is being
Image of a lion with a bottle in its mouth presents a powerful message.

Lion presents powerful environmental message

Krugerpark News Information: When local Addo resident, Janine Snyman, saw a young male lion with a beer bottle in his mouth, she could not ignore the environmental message this image
View of an unbalanced sea harvest.

IUCN suggests balanced harvesting of fish

Krugerpark News Information: “For centuries, it has been believed that selective fishing that avoids young, rare and charismatic species and focuses on older and larger individuals
A local community that helped the kruger with a clean-up.

Kruger reaches out to neighbours to help with clean-up

Krugerpark News Information: The Kruger National Park (KNP) is fighting for a cleaner environment hand in hand with the Thulamahashe Hluvukani Arcornhoek Taxi Association (Thata)
A view of an elephant crossing a dirt road.

How roads changed information flow patterns in village

Krugerpark News Information: Roads changed the social structure and economy of a rural village. With the roads came a change in human information flow patterns that
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