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Lita Beukes Cole

Famous Succulent Karoo Expert Acknowledged

24 Jan 2017 0

“A tree has fallen”. This is the title of the poem that Namaqua National Park Corporal game ranger, Roland Links, wrote in memory of Lita Cole. It was read at her funeral in Kamieskroon on 7 January 2017.


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Volkswagen Comes to the Aid of Wilderness Foundation Africa

23 Jan 2017 0

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) believes in supporting non-profit organisations that contribute to the empowerment of youth in local communities. One such organisation is Wilderness Foundation Africa and through the Umzi Wethu project (part of its Youth Development Programme) the youth are being trained and uplifted.




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Dr Andrew Muir to deliver address at the World Economic Forum 2017

18 Jan 2017 0

The World Economic Forum is best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters. Through the years, numerous business, government and civil society leaders have made their way to the high Alps to consider the major global issues of the day and to brainstorm on solutions to address these challenges.


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RIP Hope

17 Nov 2016 Rhino Conservation 0

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of the female white rhino poaching survivor named Hope on 14 November 2016.


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Announcement on WILD11

30 Sep 2016 0

In the first of what we hope will become a regular series with key social good players, we meet up with Vance Martin, President of the WILD Foundation based in the USA who also sits on the executive committee of Wilderness Foundation Global (WFG).


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Rhino Ranger to the rescue!

22 Sep 2016 0

September 22nd marks World Rhino Day, and Wilderness Foundation Africa in partnership with Peace Parks Foundation and SOUL Music and Performing Arts Academy launches its superhero Rhino Ranger to cut consumption of rhino horn in Vietnam, the worlds largest recipient of illegal rhino horn from South Africa.


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Celebrating 45 Years of Conservation

20 Sep 2016 0

2016 has been a year of milestones for Wilderness Foundation Africa. It is the year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Umzi Wethu Academy, the 20th anniversary of Pride of Table Mountain and the year that we celebrate 45 years of Conservation.


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Wilderness Foundation Africa supports African Penguin conservation

01 Sep 2016 0

Wilderness Foundation Africa, through the Forever Wild Conservation Programme, has donated R25 000 towards the rehabilitation of endangered African Penguins who were recently found covered in oil, following spills in Algoa Bay around the Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape.