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.

We are a proud founding member of Wilderness Foundation Global



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VW Launches a Forever Wild Rhino Competition

Below is a link to a competition that was launched by VW Amarok in their efforts to raise awareness for Forever Wild Rhino.  This competition is run in partnership with VW and WF.

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The Pride of Table Mountain, an initiative of the Wilderness Foundation Africa, recently won the Youth Leadership Award of the Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards programme.

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Vietnamese Youth say No to Rhino Horn

A group of vietnamese young people visiting South Africa has fervently spoken out against the use of rhino horn, some even apologising to South Africa on behalf of Vietnam for the manner in which this cultural practise by some of their fellow countrymen impacts on the devastating decline in rhino populations.

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Vietnamese youth embark on rhino conservation experience

“We are very excited to be in Africa for the first time, but we understand why we are here – we are here to learn so that we can take the message of rhino protection and conservation back to our country.”

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Lugenda Wildlife Reserve

The Niassa National Reserve, situated in northern Mozambique, was founded in 1954 while Mozambique was still Portuguese East Africa but did not receive effective p...Read more

Okavango Delta

Photographs by Dr Karen S Ross 

For the past five years, the Wilderness Foundation SA, the Wilderness Foundation UK, and the WILD Foundation US have been involved in efforts to assist th...Read more

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