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WWF-SASSI message now part of marine sciences school curriculum
WWF-SASSI message now part of marine sciences school curriculum

WWF South Africa’s Southern Africa Sustainable Seafood Initiative (WWF-SASSI) has been incorporated into a new school subject – with the first matric ...

26 May 2022
WWF Conservation Champions' numbers grow to 55
WWF Conservation Champions' numbers grow to 55

Five more wine farms have attained WWF Conservation Champion status.

24 May 2022
Mural art for our invisible water
Mural art for our invisible water

Two striking new murals at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town underscore the importance of groundwater in times of climate change.

05 May 2022
Johannesburg announced as the national winner of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge
Johannesburg announced as the national winner of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge

The City of Johannesburg has been selected as the national winner of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) 2022.

04 May 2022
Don’t switch off this Earth Hour – rather sign up for change
Don’t switch off this Earth Hour – rather sign up for change

South Africa is in the depths of an energy crisis which is why the need to take climate action is more urgent than ever. This year we are NOT asking ...

23 Mar 2022
Renosterveld conservation in the Overberg turns 10 years old
Renosterveld conservation in the Overberg turns 10 years old

WWF long-term partner, the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust, is dedicated to protecting this highly threatened habitat.

22 Mar 2022
WWF and PepsiCo announce new water partnership
WWF and PepsiCo announce new water partnership

A multi-year agreement between PepsiCo SSA and WWF will focus on improving water security in South Africa.

22 Mar 2022
Groundwater is the focus for World Water Day
Groundwater is the focus for World Water Day

Underfoot, unseen, useful, and often regarded as a limitless resource, groundwater provides a critical service in many parts of South Africa, ...

17 Mar 2022
Nature must be at the heart of our efforts to combat climate change
Nature must be at the heart of our efforts to combat climate change

For Earth Hour 2022 we invite South Africans to join the global community in celebrating the role nature plays in our lives and the vital role it has ...

07 Mar 2022
WWF commends UN Environment Assembly’s watershed decision to start negotiations for a global plastics treaty
WWF commends UN Environment Assembly’s watershed decision to start negotiations for a global plastics treaty

The UN Environment Assembly has decided that the world will get a new legally binding treaty on plastic pollution.

02 Mar 2022
SA brands drop nature for a day to highlight environmental crisis
SA brands drop nature for a day to highlight environmental crisis

​Imagine a world without nature, with no animals, no plants, no trees, no birds, no fish, no food? South African brands to participate in the ...

01 Mar 2022
South Africa’s southern right whales need our help
South Africa’s southern right whales need our help

WWF South Africa and the University of Pretoria’s Mammal Research Institute Whale Unit are teaming up to support research on southern right whales ...

25 Feb 2022