Some interesting facts that you might not know about wetlands for World Wetlands Day 2016.
With its tranquil setting, collection of indigenous plants and extensive network of walking trails, the Free State National Botanical Garden in Bloemfontein is a wonderful place to visit.
Meet some awesome South Africans who are doing amazing things to try and save our rhinos.
An introduction to a trio of invasive alien plants in South Africa, and how can you get involved with controlling invasive alien plants in your own backyard.
Take a trip to the Harold Porter National Botanical Garden in the Western Cape to see 5 incredible creatures that live amongst the fynbos.
To help in times of drought, here are some tips to choosing the right indigenous plants for a diverse and water-wise garden.
Learn about the pineapple flower – a deciduous plant belonging to the Hyacinth family that may resemble a pineapple, but is not actually closely related nor edible.
Experience a whole new world at your fingertips.
Adopt an African penguin chick for Christmas.
4 ideas for creating all natural Christmas decorations using South African plants.
Behind the scenes with the Cape Leopard Trust and the Urban Caracal Project on top of Table Mountain.
Here are just some of the great events taking place at Kirstenbosch this festive season!
Mountains are a key to a sustainable future this International Mountain Day!
One man’s journey into the biodiversity sector has begun!
It’s International Volunteers Day on 5 December and here are ten reasons why we all should volunteer.
Why you should pay attention to climate change and 10 ways that you can make a difference.
It is time to agree to a global plan to combat climate change at the 21st annual Conference of the Parties meeting taking place in Paris.
The Botanical Society of South Africa employs a young botanist – read all about her inspiring journey here.
What to look out for in the tree canopy!
A thicket is a dense, almost impenetrable tangle of trees, shrubs, and vines, that is home to a host of biodiversity. Here is why you should spare a thought for thickets.
Taking a moment to reflect on the commercial fisheries that feed millions of people every day, but also consider the impacts of the fishing industry on marine ecosystems and seabirds.
Some facts about fragrant plants and tips for you to create a sweet-scented garden.
6 things the Botanical Society is doing for plant conservation and 6 ways you can support them.
Take precautions when hiking with these tips for your safety and security.
The Botanical Society of South Africa shares the inspirational journey of one their new employees.
Danish-WWF partnerships in the South African water sector show how we could be doing more with less.
Here’s the perfect green gift: a 2016 calendar of South Africa’s birds – proceeds of which go to Birdlife South Africa.
Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species have had their global threat status upgraded to a higher level.
Exciting news for all wine lovers as a 192-page hardback book on the Cape Winelands is now available to buy or win online.
How to protect your pet from fireworks this silly season.
Watch a penguin release and learn seven ways you can help the endangered African penguin.
Get a water-wise garden with these seven easy steps from the Botanical Society of South Africa.
Eating seafood sustainably with WWF and SASSI.
Para-ecologists merge the gap between scientific communities and civil society, making them a vital conservation tool.
The lovely yellow Lachenalia mathewsii, like so many plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom, is at risk of going extinct.
A 1930’s video clip with Cherry Kearton gives an insight into the extent of the endangered African penguin population decline.
The history, and the future, of conservation and wine in South Africa’s Cape Winelands.
WWF launches a new community-based initiative to save rhinos.
The Cape of Good Hope SPCA has launched their Wild for Wildlife campaign to help raise funds for the caring of wildlife in the Cape.
Attend the SANCCOB benefit auction in Cape Town to raise money for the endangered African penguin!
A very special type of vegetation needs your help – here are six facts you need to know about renosterveld.
Head to the annual penguin festival at Boulders Beach on the 17th October to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day, and read on to learn about 7 different ways that you can help to conserve this endangered species.
Did you know that Cape mountain leopards are much smaller than other leopards in Africa? Read on to learn more about the Cape’s apex predator.
When you come across an interesting plant or animal, but you’re not sure what it is, just upload a picture of it onto iSpot and other users will assist you with identification!
WWF launches new community based initiative, RISE, on World Rhino Day.
Visit one of the 10 South African national botanical gardens this Heritage Day!