The Wilderness Foundation is a project-driven conservation and leadership organisation that encourages, plans and protects wild lands and wilderness, uplifts the knowledge and lives of citizens and stimulates an environmental ethos among current and future leaders. We envisage a world that has sufficient intact natural ecosystems and wilderness areas that are valued and effectively protected for the benefit of all species.

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Forever Wild

Investec Rhino Lifeline

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Indalo Conservation

SAFE Allilance

Six Million Steps

Rhino Aware USA

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News

City Lodge Hotels certified by Green Leaf

The City Lodge Hotel brand within the City Lodge Hotel Group has been certified by the Green Leaf Eco Standard.

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MyBestHopeForWilderness Fulcrum

With interviews filmed at WILD 10 in Salamanca, Spain, October 2013, My Best Hope For Wilderness is what each of those featured in the film desires for Wilderness now and in the future. Those in the film include Sylvia Earle—Explorer-in-Residence of the National Geographic Society, US; Nzioki wa Makau—Chairman of The Tsavo Trust, Kenya; Michael McBride--Founder of the Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge, Alaska;
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The Journey

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Mining poses new threat to world's greatest rhino sanctuary

Plans for an opencast coalmine on the boundary of South Africa's Hluhluwe-Imfolozi reserve could pave the way for even greater poaching and pollution

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Okavango Delta declared the 1 000th World Heritage Site

The Wilderness Foundation is proud to announce the declaration of the Okavango Delta as a World Heritage Site.  This listing, which was formalised on 22 June 2014, is the 1 000th World Heritage Site listing in the world and we are delighted that this critical wilderness area finally has international conservation protection.

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Current Projects 2014

Wild Leaders

Facilitated by the Wilderness Foundation, the Wild Leaders leadership development project is directed at business, decision-makers and leaders in the corporate and government environments.

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Climate Action Partnership

The Wilderness Foundation is a founding member of the Climate Action Partnership (CAP), a powerful alliance of South African environmental NGO’s that recognise that climate change is not just an ...Read more

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The Wilderness Foundation approaches its vision in partnership
with a continually expanding family of funders and partners.
We are particularly grateful for the key partnerships listed above.

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Wilderness Foundation, SA

Bank: First National Bank
Account: Wilderness Foundation
Branch code: 211417
Account number: 50750071629
SWIFT NO: FIRNZAJJ900