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Shine your light for people and nature this Earth Hour
Shine your light for people and nature this Earth Hour

Countries around the world will host virtual Earth Hour commemorations to ensure public safety and show solidarity for those affected by Covid-19.

26 Mar 2020
Notice: WWF office operations in light of Covid-19
Notice: WWF office operations in light of Covid-19

WWF staff will be working remotely to limit the spread of Covid-19 but we continue to be operational during this difficult time.

24 Mar 2020
Why we must slow down the spread of Covid-19 urgently
Why we must slow down the spread of Covid-19 urgently

WWF works for the good of both people and nature – which is why we have put together this science-based information pack on Covid-19 for you to read ...

20 Mar 2020
Career news: Growing our own timber
Career news: Growing our own timber

WWF South Africa’s Graduate Internship Programme bade farewell to environmental interns at a special valedictory event in Cape Town.

09 Mar 2020
Shine a light this Earth Hour
Shine a light this Earth Hour

Sign our Earth Hour petition to keep our lights on in a way that is good for both people and the planet.

04 Mar 2020
POSTPONED: WWF's Earth Hour Adventure in Joburg and in Cape Town
POSTPONED: WWF's Earth Hour Adventure in Joburg and in Cape Town

Add your voice to the global drive for positive environmental change with an outdoor adventure to be held at the Kirstenbosch and Walter Sisulu ...

20 Feb 2020
New biofuels regulatory framework falls short
New biofuels regulatory framework falls short

The new Biofuels Regulatory Framework which was gazetted on 7 February 2020 leaves this nascent sector with a lot of uncertainty and much room for ...

19 Feb 2020
WWF reacts to rhino poaching statistics for 2019
WWF reacts to rhino poaching statistics for 2019

WWF welcomes the reported decline in the number of rhinos lost to poaching in South Africa in 2019.

03 Feb 2020
South African Plastics Pact a first in Africa
South African Plastics Pact a first in Africa

Collaborative platform will tackle plastic waste and pollution

28 Jan 2020
Water-stressed South Africa needs action
Water-stressed South Africa needs action

WWF welcomes the formal launch of the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan by Human Settlements, Sanitation and Water Minister Lindiwe Sisulu in ...

28 Nov 2019
South Africans share their #ClimateImpacts stories
South Africans share their #ClimateImpacts stories

We asked South Africans to tell us how climate change is affecting their lives and they paint a worrying picture.

21 Nov 2019
Black rhinos moved from South Africa to Malawi to boost population
Black rhinos moved from South Africa to Malawi to boost population

WWF's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project has completed its 13th move of rhinos, this time to Malawi.

13 Nov 2019