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12 plastic products that are on their way out
12 plastic products that are on their way out

The SA Plastics Pact has published the first list of problematic and unnecessary plastics for phasing out by the end of 2022.

14 Sep 2021
National park with a difference planned for Eastern Cape grasslands
National park with a difference planned for Eastern Cape grasslands

Work is underway to establish a high-altitude national park in the mountains of the Eastern Cape.

02 Sep 2021
Small-scale fishers were hit hard under lockdown
Small-scale fishers were hit hard under lockdown

A new WWF report highlights the difficulties small-scale fishers experienced under the lockdowns of 2020 – and how these continue to impact these ...

01 Sep 2021
Project to unite civil society for ambitious climate action
Project to unite civil society for ambitious climate action

The Climate Ambition to Accountability Project (CAAP), co-funded by the European Union, aims to empower youth to engage in climate policy.

31 Aug 2021
WWF names winners of Living Planet Award 2021
WWF names winners of Living Planet Award 2021

An acclaimed South African scientist who passed away this year and an organisation dedicated to giving a voice to informal reclaimers (otherwise ...

26 Aug 2021
Get ready for our winter auction
Get ready for our winter auction

Here’s your chance to support WWF’s work to protect people and nature with our exclusive online auction.

17 Aug 2021
Newly launched climate risk resources help SA businesses align to global best practice
Newly launched climate risk resources help SA businesses align to global best practice

WWF South Africa, along with our partners at Six Capitals Advisory, is excited to announce the release of a special edition publication themed around ...

03 Aug 2021
Safety and wellbeing for rangers
Safety and wellbeing for rangers

As we mark World Ranger Day 2021 on Saturday 31 July, WWF South Africa celebrates the many rangers who are working hard to conserve our protected area

30 Jul 2021
WWF mourns the passing of Jabu Mabuza
WWF mourns the passing of Jabu Mabuza

It is with great sadness that WWF learnt of the sudden passing of Mr Jabu Mabuza, an admired business leader and bold entrepreneur. He was a renowned ...

18 Jun 2021
WWF welcomes presidential announcement on new licensing threshold of 100MW
WWF welcomes presidential announcement on new licensing threshold of 100MW

WWF welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the threshold for companies to produce their own electricity without a licence has been ...

11 Jun 2021
Status update for our marine protected areas
Status update for our marine protected areas

Latest report highlights areas that South Africa’s marine protected areas should address to improve management effectiveness.

08 Jun 2021
New guide on how best to get rid of invasive alien plants
New guide on how best to get rid of invasive alien plants

WWF and its partners have published a new guide on how to manage invasive alien plants to help landowners deal with a tricky problem.

02 Jun 2021