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Great plains Foundation

Conservation camp wows local school children

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Great Plains Conservation offers an educational and immensely enjoyable conservation camp to local schoolchildren every year. This year we hosted two groups of 20 students from Gudigwa village. Most of them are active members of the environmental club at their school and we want them to be ambassadors for the Botswanan wildlife and wilderness. They stay with us for 4 days…

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What I wish people knew about Rhinos

Swimming for Rhinos! Geoff Hodgson holds his breath.

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Fundraising for Rhinos Without Borders takes all kinds of effort – walking, running, canoeing and now swimming. “Geoff Hodgson has never swum 15 kilometres before. An engineer by day and an avid athlete in his spare time, Hodgson felt so passionate about rhinos and their mistreatment he couldn’t sit back and do nothing”, writes The Halburton County Echo Read more…

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Dereck and Beverly Joubert call for cooperation in a unique partnership against poaching between Africa and China

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Dereck and Beverly Joubert call for cooperation in a unique partnership against poaching between Africa and China at the Her Village International Forum in Beijing In their speech at the Her Village International Forum in Beijing, Dereck and Beverly Joubert National Geographic Explorers–in–Residence, called for global cooperation between Africa and China in a unique partnership against poaching.   Motivated by…

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