While continuing to use its well-known acronym, WWF’s name changed in 1986 from the World Wildlife Fund to the World Wide Fund for Nature.

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If you use this website (including downloading or streaming from the website) you will be bound by these Terms of Use whether or not you have registered with us, and the Terms of Use will form a contract between you and us.

Accuracy of information

All reasonable endeavours have been used to ensure that the content and accuracy of this website is consistent with normally accepted standards and practices. However, no warranty is given to that effect, nor is any liability accepted by the WWF Nedbank Green Trust for any loss or damage arising from the use of this site.


All photographic material on this website is the copyright of the WWF Nedbank Green Trust, or third parties. We are supported by generous contributors who let us use their creative works for free to help promote our work. They do this even though they depend on these to make a living and earn an income.

You agree not reproduce or adapt it without our written consent. For contact details please refer https://www.greentrust.org.za/contact-us/

Video & audio

All video and audio material on this website is the copyright of the WWF Nedbank Green Trust, or third parties. You may view or listen to the content of this site on screen. You may not copy, reproduce, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use the video or audio content in any way except for personal or educational use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the video or audio content. Any other use of the website’s audio or video content requires our prior written consent. For contact details please refer https://www.greentrust.org.za/contact-us/

Content Licensing

All text material on this website is the copyright of the WWF Nedbank Green Trust, or third parties. We are working on creative commons licensing, but for the moment, kindly obtain our consent to use text from our website. For contact details please refer https://www.greentrust.org.za/contact-us/

Please do not use any text selectively in order to misrepresent our position. Legal action will be taken if this occurs.

Crediting text in print & web publications

For print – any reproduction, in full or in part, must credit the WWF Nedbank Green Trust as follows: © [date of material] WWF Nedbank Green Trust (https://www.greentrust.org.za/). All rights reserved.

For a website – please link back to our web site and, preferably directly to the page where you found the original text.

If you have any queries about the content (text) on our website please contact us. For contact details please refer https://www.greentrust.org.za/contact-us/

Using our logo

Our logo is an artistic work protected by copyright. You may not use it in any way without our express prior written permission, and then only in ways specifically agreed to.

Linking to our website

You may provide text links (simply consisting of the website address) on your website directing visitors to our website, provided that you inform us of such link at https://www.greentrust.org.za/contact-us/ .

If you wish to use our logo or any graphic image for the link, kindly obtain our consent prior to implementation.

You may not in any way imply that we are endorsing your products or services.

We reserve the right to withdraw our consent given in respect of the above at any time.

About the website owner

We are a non-profit Public Benefit Organisation existing to do environmental conservation in South Africa by igniting new ways for people and nature to thrive. We work with communities, who are the keepers of our natural resources, and other partners. We direct their energy and efforts so that they can be key levers of change for South Africa’s future.

Physical address

1st Floor, Bridge House, Boundary Terraces, 1 Mariendahl Lane, Newlands, Cape Town 7700, South Africa.

Contact details

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No Waiver

If you breach these Terms and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach these Terms of Use.


We do not warrant that the functions contained in our website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs or represents full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials.


We may change these Terms of Use at any time, in which case the amended Terms of Use will be posted on the website and will apply from the date we post them. Please check these on each occasion you use the website. If you continue to use the website you will be bound by the latest Terms.

The format and content of the website changes constantly. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the website to ensure that you access the most up to date version.

Last updated on 10 May 2021/NK