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Deceased Great White Sharks…

Deceased Great White Sharks…

Deceased Great White Sharks and Orca (Killer Whale) Predation – A First In South Africa: Marine Dynamics/Dyer Island Conservation Trust Report May 2017 was an interesting yet trying time for the team of Marine Dynamics and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.  The team was called out to retrieve not one but three white sharks – female […]

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Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, a hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town. Blood Lions and Coffee Shack took the coveted position of Overall Winner from a selection of […]

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Black Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on May 31, 2017
Black Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

The critically endangered black rhino has returned to the wilds of Rwanda with the help of Etihad Cargo and animal transport specialist Intradco Global. On behalf of African Parks, a conservation non-profit organisation that manages national parks and protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent, Intradco chartered two Etihad Boeing 777 freighters to transport […]

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Rwanda announces increase in the price of Gorilla Permits

Rwanda announces increase in the price of Gorilla Permits

Kigali, RWANDA – 6 May 2017 – The Rwanda Development Board has announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, and will receive […]

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Great new book for Botanists, Conservationists & Plant Lovers

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on December 23, 2016
Great new book for Botanists, Conservationists & Plant Lovers

The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names is authored by Michael Charters, a non-professional botanist and wildflower photographer and Hugh Gasgoyne Clarke, who has written numerous books in the fields of botany. This book, the first of its kind, compiled over six years, provides a wealth of information that opens up a new world of understanding for […]

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Jouberts win Outstanding Achievement Award

Jouberts win Outstanding Achievement Award

“Stop the Killing, Stop the Trade and Stop the Market,” said Dereck and Beverly Joubert, National Geographic Explorers–in–Residence, filmmakers and conservationists, in their powerful keynote speech at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, September 26th. Ironically the day that 81 elephants were poisoned by poachers with cyanide in Zimbabwe was the day that the Jouberts were recognized with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Festival — past honorees include, […]

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Toka Leya donates 1 000 trees to Greenpop

Filed in Community & Conservation News, Environment, News by on September 3, 2013
Toka Leya donates 1 000 trees to Greenpop

Toka Leya, an intimate 12-tented camp overlooking the Zambezi River, donated 1 000 trees from its nursery to Greenpop for a three-week reforestation project in Livingstone, Zambia, that took place from 7-28 July 2013. “We were thrilled to support Greenpop’s second Trees for Zambia Action Event by donating 1 000 trees from our nursery to plant at various […]

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Celebrating World Ranger Day – another Rhino Force initiative to help combat rhino poaching

Filed in Community & Conservation News by on July 31, 2013
Celebrating World Ranger Day – another Rhino Force initiative to help combat rhino poaching

World Ranger Day, observed globally on 31 July 2013 by the International Ranger Federation (IRF), celebrates the honourable and dangerous work rangers do to protect the world’s wildlife. To support South African rangers who put their lives at risk to safeguard rhinos, RHINO FORCE proudly announces a new partnership with York Private Game Reserve, adjoining […]

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For the love of our Rhino

For the love of our Rhino

In the first ever private game reserve donation of rhino to another country, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond safely translocated six white rhino from &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa to Botswana’s Okavango Delta in March 2013. Facilitated in partnership with RHINO FORCE, this conservation coup has been generously funded by lead sponsor, Motorite Administrators. […]

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R4,6 million from Rhino Force to save Rhinos

R4,6 million from Rhino Force to save Rhinos

RHINO FORCE’s red, black and white beaded bracelet remains SA’s best-selling rhino accessory, maintaining unprecedented success in raising awareness and funds for rhino conservation. In total RHINO FORCE paid R3 050 597.59 to Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) from sales of RHINO FORCE bracelets. This multi-million rand donation, acknowledged in thanks by the EWT, supports the NGO’s […]

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