WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) is a dynamic South African environmental NGO with a mission to implement high impact environmental and conservation projects that promote public participation in caring for the Earth.
WESSA has a remarkable history of 90 years and a proud track record of enabling individuals and organisations to use natural resources sustainably and effectively, through our strategic partnerships. We are driven by the critical focus areas of our work which include the international eco-labels of Eco-Schools and Blue Flag, environmental training, sustainable energy, and life-supporting eco-systems such as water and biodiversity.
Proposal to open Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area to fishing
WESSA is strongly opposed to permitting any form of fishing in the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area, as we are certain that this would significantly compromise this critical marine biodiversity area which is a refuge for eleven of South Africa's seventeen threatened fish species. READ MORE
Whether you have just 60 seconds or five minutes to spare or really want to get stuck in, there are many different ways you can get involved with WESSA and help us make a difference to our environment.