WWF South Africa is working to prevent plastic pollution in our oceans through greater education and awareness among consumers and by developing easy-to-use tools to help consumers make responsible decisions and change behaviour.
The Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town have reopened their recently renovated shark exhibit with the introduction of nine beautiful ragged-tooth sharks.
Africa Geographic recently met up with the Cape Leopard Trust in the Cape, South Africa, to discover more about leopards and to find out why you should sign up for your free MySchool card to help raise funds for their environmental education programme.
Find out how you can contribute to the survival of one of Africa’s most endangered sea birds, the African penguin.
It’s World Oceans Day on the 8th June and the theme for this year is “OUR OCEANS, OUR FUTURE” with the aim of encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future.”
The 19th May is Endangered Species Day, and without thinking too hard we’re sure you can already list at least five threatened species in your head that could be facing extinction in our lifetime.
This year’s Earth day campaign is all about environmental and climate literacy. Stand up! Join up! Take action!
Friday, March 3rd we celebrate World Wildlife Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness for the plight of our world’s wildest and most endangered creatures.
Support the Conservation Services Unit of the SANParks Honorary Rangers by attending the annual Sunset Serenade concert in the Kruger National Park.
Christmas is about giving from the heart more than giving from the store. This year give a gift that also gives back.
The fastest animal in the world is racing towards extinction, with less than 10,000 species left in the wild. Celebrate cheetahs this International Cheetah Day!
South Africa’s oceans are a source of tourism, wonder and perhaps most importantly a source of food. World Fisheries Day is celebrated across the globe by fishing communities to highlight the importance of water and marine life
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Fundraising Programme works with some inspiring organisations whose efforts are helping to conserve these birds for our future generations.
SANCCOB is synonymous with African penguins. Since being established in 1968, SANCCOB has treated approximately 90,000 oiled, ill, injured and abandoned African penguins and other seabirds.
An evening of leopard inspired artistry with the Cape Leopard Trust.
These five species are in desperate need of protecting, before it is too late for their populations to bounce back.
SANCCOB and SANParks celebrate African Penguins for the annual Penguin Festival.
Make a big difference with these green changes to your daily schedule.
The MyPlanet Rhino Fund donates funds to a variety of conservation organisations helping to protect rhinos.
The annual Penguin Festival comes to Simon’s Town in order to promote African penguin conservation.
#GoWildforWildlife with The Cape of Good Hope SPCA!
Help to conserve wildlife or make the world green again with these great places to volunteer in South Africa.
Set up your own fundraising campaign through Pennies for Penguins to help save Africa’s seabirds.
Show your love for the big cats of Africa by giving your support in ways that make a real difference.
SANCCOB has admitted 92 oiled African penguins and 61 African penguin chicks to its centre in Cape St Francis, following an oil spill in Algoa Bay.
If you’re a bird lover, you won’t want to miss The African Bird Fair at the start of September in Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden!
Find out how you can help protect pachyderms this World Elephant Day!
Some amazing projects going on throughout Africa that show how nature is helping to mend communities in a profound way.
Six ways that you can make a long-term contribution this Mandela Day.
An orphaned African penguin egg has been successfully hatched at SANCCOB after a leopard tragically killed 33 Endangered African penguins in the Cape.
Discover the amazing health benefits of rooibos, along with how this versatile plant is grown and cultivated.
Show your support for SANCCOB by adopting an African penguin egg and supporting the conservation of their species.
There is nothing in Africa quite as emblematic of the colour scarlet as the flaming coral tree. Find out more about this family of colourful fauna.
The wild foxglove is part of South Africa’s indigenous flora. Find out more about this elegant plant now flowering at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens before going to see it for yourself.
Attract birds to your garden by meeting their 3 basic requirements.
9 facts about the iconic African mahogany tree!
The first four African penguin eggs of 2016 have hatched at SANCCOB in Cape Town. Read about how these endangered chicks are reared and cared for.
Here are 10 simple ways to make a difference this Earth Hour on 19 March.
Nestled amongst the mountains in the foothills of the Drakensberg lies Ntsikeni Nature Reserve, an area of unique natural beauty and tranquility.
How you can garden in drought conditions with these eight plants that need little to no water.
Agapanthus are simple, elegant and breathtaking flowers – here are 6 facts about this flower of love.
A closer look at some of the use of medicinal plants in the Pondoland region of South Africa.
Creating a sensory garden for the Athlone School for the Blind in order to stimulate little green fingers!
5 indigenous South African flowers to show you care this Valentine’s Day.
Adopt an African penguin at SANCCOB for your lovebird this Valentine’s Day!
The WWF shares 5 facts to celebrate this World Wetlands Day and highlight the need for water stewardship work that benefits our wetlands and other water resources.