SANCCOB Saving our Seabirds with one Remarkable Decision

SANCCOB, a registered non-profit organisation (NPO 003-134) exists purely because of one person’s decision. Behind this decision is a lot more than a simple “I will do this”. What stands behind SANCCOB and what do they do for the environment … Continued

Pledge Nature Reserve: The Reserve with a Beautiful Story

Pledge Nature Reserve has quite the story behind its origin. This reserve is about 10ha and can be found in the heart of Knysna. Showing off the green vegetation, it’s hard to imagine that it was anything but protected and … Continued

The Passion that Drives Nature Valley Trust

Have you ever tried to do something that you really have a passion for? That passion propels you further than you thought possible. Nature Valley Trust (NVT) has that drive. As such, this non-profit oganisation has reached plenty of remarkable … Continued

Knysna Basin Project Forms the Heart of Knysna Conservation

It’s easy to fall in love with Knysna’s ferns, lush forest and fantastic ocean views. But it is also easy to forget about the conservation efforts that help keep it this way. Knysna Basin Project can be seen at the … Continued

Endangered Wildlife Trust Places Hope in All of Us

Endangered Wildlife Trust works not only with other organisations, but also with you and me. They ensure that the community are aware that changes can’t happen without participation. Yes, sometimes things look less than good for the animals. We are … Continued

I AM WATER Opens the Soul of the Blue

I AM WATER can be considered a movement rather than a foundation. I AM WATER aims to protect the only true untamed wild left, the ocean. Yet they are aware that conservation is more than telling people to stop throwing rubbish into … Continued

CLIMARTE: Arts for a safe climate

CLIMARTE harnesses the creative power of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. CLIMARTE is bringing together a broad alliance of arts organisations, practitioners, administrators, patrons and academics from across the spectrum of the arts sector, … Continued

Biodiversity Walk with Colin Ralston

Saturday I was delighted to join a guided Biodiversity walk with Colin Ralston at the Garden Route Botanical Garden in George. It formed part of a morning of activities preceding the WESSA AGM, which was attended by WESSA members and … Continued