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WWF South Africa honours river expert

12 August 2016 It's impossible to imagine the planet without water. One woman, Dr Jackie King, has devoted her career to this vital commodity. She...
South African conservationist wins WWF award

South African conservationist wins WWF award

Conservationist and head of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Andrew Zaloumis has been awarded World Wildlife Fund South Africa's 2015 Living Planet Award for his inspirational conservation work and his role in the economic turnaround of the prestigious KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve.

Celebrities support good causes in South Africa

International stars are increasingly getting involved in good work across the globe. And South Africa is benefitting from their philanthropic endeavours. Issues under the spotlight are HIV and Aids, as well as rhino poaching and wildlife conservation.

Prepare to switch off your lights for Earth Hour

On the last Saturday night in March, millions of people around the world switch off their lights and electronic devices for an hour. Earth Hour is once again near, and people are being encouraged to take this step in joining the movement to put an end to climate change.

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports anti-poaching efforts

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has raised some R1.318-million in the past year to support anti-poaching efforts. On International Rhino Day, the fund reminds South Africans to take their responsibility as custodians of the planet seriously. 

Cape Town: 2014 World Design Capital

Cape Town named Global Earth Hour Capital

Cape Town beat over 160 cities from 14 countries to be named Global Earth Hour Capital 2014. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said the city "stood out as a role model for the global South with a showcase of green programmes and actions other cities can replicate".
WWF wants your fishing stories

WWF wants your fishing stories

An innovative citizen science programme is calling on members of South Africa's recreational fishing community to contribute information about their catches - or even the one that got away - to help build a database that will be used to study the state of South Africa’s marine life.
Adverts target rhino horn consumers

Adverts target rhino horn consumers

"Rhino horn is made of the same stuff as human nails. Still want some?" Conservation organisations WWF and TRAFFIC, as part of their campaign against the illegal wildlife trade, are running a series of myth-busting adverts aimed at encouraging Vietnamese citizens to stop buying or consuming rhino horn.

SA chefs practice safe seafood

Choose your fish wisely to prevent the collapse of the fish populations in our oceans. To help, the SASSI Seafood Circle recognises restaurants and chefs who are conscious of best practice.

Mozambique leads in marine conservation

Mozambique’s pristine Primeiras and Segundas coastal belt is now formally under conservation, thanks to the recent proclamation of Africa’s biggest marine protected area.
Mozambique gets new reserve

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