South Africa Top Sites for Environment

    Mother Nature Network

    Environmental news site offering original programs, articles, blogs, videos and how-to guides along with breaking stories. We launched the Mother Nature Network in January 2009. The domain was created on 03-Dec-1997.

    CapeNature - Conserve. Explore. Experience

    Cape Nature is responsible for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape. It works to establish a successful conservation economy for all through the promotion of nature conservation, income generation, research and training.

    Water Research Commission (WRC)

    Comprehensive information that includes research projects and findings, publications, news and media releases as well as annual reports.

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    an organization of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NOAA warns of dangerous weather, charts our seas and skies, guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environ

    Grist Magazine

    Provides environmental news topics with humor. Updated every weekday. A project of Earth Day Network.


    World Wildlife Fund - The leading organization in wildlife conservation and endangered species



    Biodiversity Explorer

    Classification of all forms of life, with some photos. Has a strong South African emphasis.

    Food & Trees for Africa

    Introduction to programmes and projects about urban greening and food gardening. Offering a forum, CO₂calculator as well as a green contractor / supplier directory

    The Enviropaedia

    A knowledge and network building environmental encyclopedia on issues such as Climate change, global warming, sustainable development, ecology and ecological living, alternative and renewable energy.\r\n\r\nThe enviropaedia is designed to motivate and fac

    Natural Resources Defense Council

    Non profit that uses law, science, and the support of its 500,000+ members to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe, healthy environment for all living things. Provides information on many environmental issues.

    Cape Water Solutions

    Water Rhapsody grey water recycling systems and rainwater harvesting systems | Greywater garden irrigation reuse systems, Rain Harvesting and water tanks by Water Rhapsody.

    Home - Johannesburg Development Agency

    johannesburg development agency (jda) is an agency of the city of johannesburg that stimulates and supports area-based economic development…

    International Rivers

    Organization working to halt destructive river infrastructure projects, address the legacies of existing projects and improve development policies and practices.

    Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve

    Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve - Hiking, Birding, Fishing, Horse Riding & Game Viewing.

    Land Care Niagara

    Volunteer organization promoting responsible land use and practices, with support from Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources. Includes information about the Niagara area and its ecological importance.

    Environmental Expert connects over 500,000 environmental industry professionals from around the globe to over 14,000 companies that provide the products, services and information they need to do their job successfully.

    World Resources Institute (WRI)

    committed to change for a sustainable world - believes that change in human behavior is urgently needed to halt the accelerating rate of environmental deterioration. Site has resources on climate change, forest resources, international environmental econo


    Présente des dossiers sur l'environnement et sur la santé.


    Site and community for reporting personal observations of any plant or animal species in the world.

    Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Undertakes multi-disciplinary research on the governance of social-ecological systems with special emphasis on the ability of the environment to cope with change and continue to develop., Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.

    The Ecologist

    Setting the environmental agenda since 1970. The Ecologist provides news, analysis, investigations, campaigns and green living articles.


    The World Wildlife Fund works to conserve biodiversity and address threats to the environment by working with people for sustainable solutions.

    Earth Day Network

    Lists how to get involved, news items, upcoming events, and their core issues.

    Fernkloof Nature Reserve

    Situated in the Kleinrivier Mountains above Hermanus in the Western Cape. The reserve is home to coastal fynbos. Detailed information on fauna and flora.