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Plastics Project

2020-04-15T15:31:43+00:00

Plastics Project Photo Credit: WWF Troy Mayne Igniting new ways for people and nature to thrive Plastic pollution is now found throughout food webs in every known marine ecosystem while single-use plastics account for about 15% of all non-combustible oil used in

Plastics Project2020-04-15T15:31:43+00:00

South Africa joins Plastics Pact network

2020-02-27T17:28:54+00:00

South Africa joins Plastics Pact network Photo Credit: WWF On 30 January, South Africa became the first country in Africa to sign up to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Plastics Pact network, joining the United Kingdom, Chile, France, Portugal and the Netherlands. The

South Africa joins Plastics Pact network2020-02-27T17:28:54+00:00

Community owned Big Five reserve a success

2020-01-20T17:49:55+00:00

Community owned Big Five reserve a success Photo Credit: Kelvin Truatman. Left to right reserve rangers Bhotsotso, Charles Myeni, Nqobile Myeni and Muzi The community-owned Somkhanda Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal is teeming with game and is one of the first successful community-owned and managed Big

Community owned Big Five reserve a success2020-01-20T17:49:55+00:00

Renewable energy for our cities and towns

2019-12-17T20:40:44+00:00

Renewable energy for our cities and towns Photo Credit: WWF If municipalities could generate their own electricity or purchase it from independent power producers at competitive prices, and not be forced to pay the Eskom fixed price, this would help to address this threat to municipal

Renewable energy for our cities and towns2019-12-17T20:40:44+00:00

Open streets for citizens and cyclists

2019-12-17T21:15:13+00:00

Open streets for citizens and cyclists Photo Credit: Bicycle Cape Town Over the past six years 19 Open Streets events have taken place across the city. OSCT’s main partners are the City of Cape Town, the WWF Nedbank Green Trust and the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative

Open streets for citizens and cyclists2019-12-17T21:15:13+00:00

Developing and accessing sustainable boat based marine tourism

2019-12-17T21:12:27+00:00

Developing and accessing sustainable boat based marine tourism Photo Credit: Nature's Valley Trust Given that Gauteng is the second-highest consumer of seafood in South Africa, it is critical to target this region as a key seafood hub. Background The WWF Nedbank Green

Developing and accessing sustainable boat based marine tourism2019-12-17T21:12:27+00:00