We also work to promote the prioritisation of these ecological assets for protection and integration into sector development plans in key development areas such as agriculture and mining.
The Cape Floristic Region and the Succulent Karoo are two of the 35 global ecoregions WWF focuses its attention on as areas of international value. We are committed to protecting these ecoregions by constructively engaging with industries and communities dependent on the land for its natural resources.
WWF also works in the Grasslands biome, which is considered a national conservation priority. There is significant diversity, but it is under protected and under significant pressure from unsustainable land use practices such as mining and agriculture.
Free State declares first protected environment near Memel
A spectacular area of the north-eastern Free State around the village of Memel has become the first ...
WWF-SA brings KZN communities together to talk land
In a first for WWF South Africa’s biodiversity stewardship work in the grasslands of South Africa, ...