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Nature Needs Half is a global movement that consists of network of international partners working to protect nature at the scale she needs around the world. The WILD Foundation is proud to steward this movement in partnership with a larger steering committee, and serves as its coordinating hub.

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South Africa






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South Africa is divided almost equally into three separate protection level categories. The northwestern deserts are still largely intact, and therefore in the “could reach half” category. The northeastern grasslands...

Wilderness Leadership School Trail/Photo by Jaime Rojo

Wilderness Leadership School

Restoring a balanced relationship between humanity and nature through South African wilderness trails.


Wilderness Foundation Global

An international alliance of wilderness conservation groups working together to protect wild nature while meeting the needs of human communities - for the benefit of all life on Earth. <p>...



Harnessing the power of collaboration to overcome isolation and discouragement and inspire and sustain youth conservation projects.

Jeff Lemond/Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Wilderness Foundation Africa

Protecting wildlife through innovative programs that reduce demand for ivory and provide for the basic needs of human communities, Wilderness Foundation Africa is deeply committed to Nature Needs Half principles.

South Africa
Rhino poaching: Latest figures show a decade of bloodshed in South Africa

South Africa
Elephants return to the plains of Camdeboo

South Africa
Ground-breaking study highlights scale of Africa-Asia wildlife trade