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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

Latest Ipsos poll on what should be in a soon-to-be concluded global plastic pollution treaty shows unequivocal public support for banning harmful ...

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
Farewell to the class of 2023
Farewell to the class of 2023

The time has come around again to bid farewell to our most recent cohort of graduate interns who have cleared the first hurdle towards a green ...

09 Feb 2024
Umlibo artwork becomes teaching resource on climate change
Umlibo artwork becomes teaching resource on climate change

Umlibo, a community climate change advocacy artwork, is being used to create lesson plans for high school learners to get them talking, thinking and ...

02 Feb 2024
WWF reacts to draft Integrated Resource Plan 2023
WWF reacts to draft Integrated Resource Plan 2023

We can and must do better when it comes to planning our energy future, says WWF South Africa.

09 Jan 2024
Statement regarding KZN rhinos
Statement regarding KZN rhinos

WWF is understandably concerned and well aware of the issues in KwaZulu-Natal and the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve when it comes to rhino ...

20 Dec 2023
WWF responds to COP28 outcome
WWF responds to COP28 outcome

Earth is "down but not out" as countries agree to transition away from fossil fuels

13 Dec 2023
Project to implement and scale circular solutions to plastic pollution in South Africa
Project to implement and scale circular solutions to plastic pollution in South Africa

An ambitious, five-year project aims to transform plastic packaging in the food and beverage sector in South Africa in a bid to cut down on plastic ...

30 Nov 2023
Global partnership rallies for renosterveld
Global partnership rallies for renosterveld

WWF and global partners team up to protect a South African habitat on the verge of extinction.

27 Nov 2023