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WWF South Africa was founded in 1968 by Dr. Anton Rupert and was originally  known as the Southern African Nature Foundation.

Founded: 14 June 1968

WWF in South Africa


WWF-South Africa

1s Floor,<br /> Bridge House Boundary Terraces1 Mariendahl LaneNewlandsWestern Cape7700

South Africa

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+27 86 5359433

Critical conservation decisions every day
The introduction of southern white rhinos to neighbouring countries. Saving one of the world’s most unique botanical kingdoms from climate change. Helping local communities to keep the country’s ecosystems alive.

This is why WWF is here:

WWF-South Africa supports more than 100 projects which are organised into 10 programmes focusing on international and national priorities. These programmes are:
  • Marine
  • Freshwater
  • Grasslands
  • Fynbos
  • Conservation Education
  • Succulant Karoo
  • Forests
  • Species
  • Climate Change
  • Toxics.