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WWF South Africa welcomes signing of Climate Change Act
WWF South Africa welcomes signing of Climate Change Act

The Climate Change Act is the scaffolding upon which the nation's approach to climate action will be built going forward.

23 Jul 2024
Team effort to secure rare Knysna vegetation type
Team effort to secure rare Knysna vegetation type

Work is well underway to secure the last remnants of a critically endangered type of fynbos on the Garden Route in an area which was one of the ...

05 Jul 2024
New nature reserve in the breathtaking Northern Drakensberg
New nature reserve in the breathtaking Northern Drakensberg

The Northern Drakensberg, renowned for its dramatic landscapes and epic hikes, is home to KwaZulu-Natal’s newest nature reserve.

13 May 2024
The heat is on
The heat is on

Listen to South Africa’s leading political parties on the burning issue of climate change.

02 May 2024
More work needed to keep pace with urgency of plastic pollution crisis
More work needed to keep pace with urgency of plastic pollution crisis

WWF warns that progress on a global treaty still lags behind the scale and urgency needed to end plastic pollution.

30 Apr 2024
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife extends dehorning to contain high levels of poaching
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife extends dehorning to contain high levels of poaching

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has taken decisive action in response to the alarming surge in poaching incidents, particularly within Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park ...

15 Apr 2024
Roundtable event reveals appetite for seafood traceability in SA
Roundtable event reveals appetite for seafood traceability in SA

Sustainable seafood roundtable event shows there is appetite for educating consumers as well as retailers and suppliers on the importance of ...

12 Apr 2024
Three South African cities compete for climate title
Three South African cities compete for climate title

Three South African cities are in the running for WWF’s One Planet City Challenge national title.

12 Apr 2024
Global survey shows 85% of people want ban on single-use plastics
Global survey shows 85% of people want ban on single-use plastics

A global poll shows unequivocal public support for banning harmful and unnecessary plastic products worldwide.

11 Apr 2024
South Africa’s national parks are growing
South Africa’s national parks are growing

Four of South Africa’s national parks have increased in size, thanks to the work of the National Parks Trust of South Africa (NPTSA) and WWF South ...

28 Mar 2024
Join the movement, Mzansi
Join the movement, Mzansi

WWF South Africa is breathing new life into Earth Hour. Instead of ‘switching off’, we are asking South Africans to join the Earth Hour movement and ...

06 Mar 2024
WWF reacts to 2023 rhino poaching statistics
WWF reacts to 2023 rhino poaching statistics

The ongoing rhino poaching pressure in KwaZulu-Natal, where 325 rhinos were killed in the last year is of grave concern.

27 Feb 2024