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Incompatible developments of concern on Wild Coast
Incompatible developments of concern on Wild Coast

WWF notes with concern the mounting threat of incompatible developments along the Wild Coast of South Africa.

30 Nov 2021
Ropeless fishing reduces whale entanglements
Ropeless fishing reduces whale entanglements

Research finds effective way to reduce whale entanglements in South African waters.

19 Nov 2021
Table Mountain Water Source Partnership key to Cape Town’s water security
Table Mountain Water Source Partnership key to Cape Town’s water security

The Table Mountain Water Source Partnership was formally launched at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

15 Nov 2021
Some progress at COP26 but more momentum urgently needed
Some progress at COP26 but more momentum urgently needed

​Rules advanced sufficiently to allow the needed pivot to implementation

14 Nov 2021
Winning poster promotes the value of groundwater
Winning poster promotes the value of groundwater

Grade 5 to 7 learners in Cape Town primary schools recently put pencil crayon to paper to participate in a poster competition highlighting the value ...

29 Oct 2021
Sustainable dairy farming is also good for the bottom line
Sustainable dairy farming is also good for the bottom line

Recent study shows how sustainable practices in the dairy industry can boost profits.

21 Oct 2021
An exceptional golden milestone for conservation
An exceptional golden milestone for conservation

There are now 50 WWF Conservation Champion farms which are not only environmental leaders in the wine industry but also the custodians of two major ...

30 Sep 2021
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