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

International Journal of Wilderness

An Extraordinary Journey


News

EMBODYING THE HUMAN APPROACH: UMZI WETHU (PART 1)

Click the link provided to read a blog post written by Paul Longe. 

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A TRIBUTE TO IAN PLAYER: GLOBAL WILDERNESS CONSERVATION ICON

Click "read more" to read a tribute to Dr Ian Player published in the International Journal of Wilderness in April 2015.

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WILDERNESS FOUNDATION GLOBAL ANNOUNCES FIRST PATRONS

The Wilderness Foundation Global is proud to announce that acclaimed artist and filmmaker Andrew Levitas and his wife, Classical superstar Katherine Jenkins have become their first Global Patrons.

The couple traveled to South Africa to research locations for Levitas’ upcoming feature film Reignmaker, based on the illegal horn and ivory trade. They were joined by Andrew Muir of the Wilderness Foundation at Shamwari Game Reserve for a hands on education to the rhino poaching crisis, as well as introductions to key people involved in preventing rhino poaching on a daily basis.

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IAN PLAYER: A PERSONAL REFLECTION

Click "read more" to read a tribute to Dr Ian Player published in the Sanctuary Asia in February 2015.

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WILDERNESS FOUNDATION GLOBAL LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE RHINO

The Wilderness Foundation Global is launching a crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Kriticalmass to help save the endangered white rhino and continue the late Dr Ian Player’s legacy.  Through the power of Dr Player’s story and the immediate need to fight an epidemic that will see us lose the rhino by 2020, the Wilderness Foundation Global are looking to mobilise support of global companies, powerful political figures, celebrity conservationists and the general public to enforce action.

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Current Projects 2015

Imbewu

The Imbewu project is run as a joint partnership between the Wilderness Foundation and the People & Conservation Department of the South African National Parks. Imbewu (meaning ‘seed’ in is...Read more

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

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