Plastics Project Photo Credit: WWF Troy Mayne The WWF Nedbank Green Trust plastics project presents a cohesive, overarching approach to address the problem of plastics pollution across the entire value chain. Plastic pollution is now found throughout food webs in every known
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Farming the Wild Photo Credit: Kelvin Truatman. Left to right reserve rangers Bhotsotso, Charles Myeni, Nqobile Myeni and Muzi Igniting new ways for people and nature to thrive After 10 years of hard work by the KwaZulu-Natal-based Wildlands (a programme of the
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
Smart Food Initiative Photo Credit: WWF The food system, while highly productive, has done more damage to our natural environment than any other human enterprise. Of all activities on earth, the production of food is the largest contributor to biodiversity loss, deforestation,
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
Unlocking green jobs Photo Credit: WWF Five biorefineries that convert biomass to oil, are currently in development, and have the potential to reduce our heavy and expensive reliance on oil, 75% of which is currently imported The government and private sector in
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
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
Developing and accessing sustainable boat based marine tourism Photo Credit: Nature's Valley Trust The South African boat-based whale-watching industry is globally perceived as one of the most sustainable of its kind due to the early development of permit regulations and operating protocols to minimize disturbance to
Safeguarding our seabeds Photo Credit: Courtesy of Marine Stewardship Council The overall strategic intent of the Safeguard our Seabed project is to secure the long-term ecological integrity of South Africa’s offshore marine habitats Background In 2012 and 2014, the Department of Mineral