Water Institute of Southern Africa
Provides a forum for the exchange of information and views to improve water resource management in Southern Africa with focus on South Africa.
Fauna and Flora International
Fauna & Flora International's work spans across the globe, with over 140 projects in over 40 countries, mostly in the developing world. We proudly stand up for biodiversity and aim to show just how relevant it is to all of those who share the planet.
Barcode of Wildlife Project
The homepage of the Barcode of Wildlife Project
Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative
The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) is a landscape initiative that serves as the conservation coordination hub of the Overberg region of South Africa.
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.
Table Mountain Fund
Homepage of The Table Mountain Fund, a capital Conservation Trust Fund that develops and funds projects to protect and restore the world-famous natural heritage of the Cape.
Landing page on Living Lands website. The organisation is a not-for-profit organisation for conserving and restoring living landscapes.
Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve Company
Homepage of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (KBR) website.
Indigo Development and Change
Indigo development and change facilitates empowerment of disadvantaged groups, contributing towards a socially just society while conserving biodiversity in rural areas of South Africa and in the context of changing natural and social systems.
Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor
Homepage of the Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor, a conservation partnership.
Garden Route Biosphere Reserve
Homepage of the Garden Route Biosphere Reserve. The GRBR is governed by a Steering Committee that provides overall direction to the initiative and co-ordinates and aligns the different activities of the participating partners.
Cape Winelands Biosphere Reserve Company
Cape Winelands Biosphere Reserve Company's website homepage. The Cape Winelands Biosphere Reserve strives to be a site of excellence that explores and demonstrates approaches to conservation and sustainable development on a regional scale.
Environmental Monitoring Group
Homepage of the Environmental Monitoring Group (EMG), an independent, not-for profit organisation established in 1991 with a focus on helping to build democratic and fair decision-making processes that relate to the use and management of natural resources.
Development Bank of South Africa
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) was established in 1983 to perform a broad economic development function within the homeland constitutional dispensation that prevailed at the time.
Flower Valley Conservation Trust
Landing page of The Flower Valley Conservation Trust which works to conserve the vulnerable fynbos kingdom, and protect those livelihoods that depend on it.
Birdlife South Africa
Landing page of BirdLife South Africa which promotes the enjoyment, conservation, study and understanding of wild birds and their habitats.
Conservation South Africa
Link to Conservation South Africa (CSA) website. An organisation that is committed to helping society to adopt a more sustainable approach to development, one that considers and values nature at every turn.
Built Environment Support Group
Support group based in Pietermaritzburg for communities threatened by eviction.
A link to the FireWise Communities Programme website.
A link to the SouthSouthNorth website. The organisation assists governments, the private sector and research institutions in understanding the economic, social and environmental choices that climate change presents.
A link to the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) website. WESSA 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.
African Climate & Development Initiative
Homepage of African Climate and Development Intiative.
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa
The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo in the country and the only one with national status.
National Research Foundation
To contribute to the knowledge economy in South Africa by attaining at least 1% of global research and development (R&D) output by 2020.
Red list of threatened species
The IUCN Global Species Programme working with the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) has been assessing the conservation status of species, subspecies, varieties.
The Adaptation Network
NGO working in the Climate Change Adaptation arena
Search for SANBI documents including all scientific publications, brochures, pamphlets, workshop reports and proceedings and Biodiversity Heritage Library materials.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
Homepage of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.
JRS Biodiversity Foundation
Homepage of the JRS Biodiversity Foundation
African Biodiversity & Conservation Journal
African Biodiversity & Conservation Journal which incorporates Bothalia.
United Nations Development Programme
Tackling the dual threats of climate change and disasters is essential.
Transcribe SANBI Volunteer portal
Anyone can become a DigiVol volunteer, all you need is a computer, internet access and an email address.
Bothalia: African Biodiversity and Conversation
It by published by AOSIS for SANBI and aims to disseminate knowledge, information and innovative approaches that promote and enhance the management of biodiversity.
Water Institute of Southern Africa
WISA was then formed in 1987 and was incorporated as an association not-for-gain in 2000, which is now known as a non-profit company.
SAFARIS: Login for SA Projects
The Institution page for SANBI projects on the Atlas of Living Australia. You will see the list of SANBI projects, including Acocks Collecting Registers and field note books. The project will in due course move to a South African server https://transcribe.sanbi.org. Other South African and African institutions are welcome to use this page, or to set up their own institutional pages.
CareTakers film page
Link to the film pages of the CareTakers website.
International Pollinators Initiative
The International Pollinators Initiative is the international website for the Global Pollination Project.
Agricultural Research Council
A premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and fosters innovation to support and develop the agricultural sector.
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is entrusted with the long-term conservation of the regions rich biodiversity for the people of South Africa
Two Oceans Aquarium
The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic.
Water Research Commission
Promoting co-ordination, co-operation and communication in the area of water research and development .
CITES aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
A resource website for background on climate change topics giving scientific background and links to other resources.
Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve (GCBR)
GCBR manages the biosphere reserve in terms of the requirements of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme.
A non-profit organisation that is helping to develop a stable, profitable agricultural environment within the country.
CapeNature is a public institution with the statutory responsibility for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape.
WWF South Africa
WWF works to look after our natural resources — oceans, land and wildlife — so we can continue to benefit from food, water and a healthy climate.
Invasive Species South Africa
A website that lists the many invasive species in South Africa, and how best to manage and eradicate them.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
The CSIR is a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945.
WWF South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative
A group of volunteers started #OperationHydrate in response to calls for water from Senekal. The call for assistance drove everyone.
Society for Conservation Biology
SCB is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for Shale Gas Development
This website serves as a ‘knowledge portal’ for authors and experts comprising the assessment team, by providing them with a virtual library of all relevant journal papers, reports and spatial data which will be used during SEA process.
The Adaptation Fund provides financial support for climate change adaptation projects.
Karoo BioGaps Project blog
The blog for the Karoo BioGaps Project.
Sea Fish Atlas Seakeys
Sea Fish Atlas Seakeys link to ispot.
Phakisa Ocean Governance and Protection
The Marine Protection Services and Ocean Governance focus area looked at South Africa’s jurisdiction over a very large exclusive economic zone, with an extent of one and a half million square kilometres.
Central Supplier Database for the South African Government
Central Supplier Database for the South African government.
Seakeys website containing taxonomic information.
Eastern Cape Scuba Diving
Eastern Cape Scuba diving is a website where Eastern Cape underwater photographs are compiled to assist the public in identifying species in their photographs.
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is an internationally recognised centre for the study of aquatic biodiversity.
Informaworld: A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Nadzikambia) from Mount Mabu, central Mozambique
Download site for Article: A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Nadzikambia) from Mount Mabu, central Mozambique. From Free download from Imformaworld.
Species Status Database
This is the databases that stores all the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) listed species.
The official website of the Cape Action for People and the Environment (C.A.P.E.) partnership programme.
Biodiversity Heritage Library: Les liliacees/par P.J. Redoute
Copy of Les liliacees /par P.J. Redoute in the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
The official website of the Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme.
Biblioteca digital – Descriptiones plantarum ex capite bo¬nae spei
Image from the copy in BHL digitised by the Biblioteca Digital del Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid.
UNFCCC Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation
WeAdapt – Collaboration on climate change adaptation
WeAdapt is a collaborative platform for lead organisations working on climate change adaptation
Cape Gateway – Western Cape Climate Change Status Quo Report 2006
Western Cape status quo, vulnerability and adaptation report on the physical and socioeconomic impacts of climate change.
PlantZAfrica (new) – Aloe cooperi
A link to Aloe cooperi plant page on PlantZAfrica.
Brunsvigias on PlantZAfrica
Article on Brunsvigias old PlantZAfrica website.
New Voices in Science 2015 – Stellenbosch University
A link to Stellenbosch University's New Voice in Science 2015 publication.
Biodiversity Advisor – Flowering Plants of Africa journal downloads
A link to the Flowering Plants of Africa journal download page on SANBI's Biodiversity Advisor website.
LepiMap – The Atlas of African Lepidoptera
The Lepimap project homepage. All about butterfly conservation.
Biodiversity Advisor – Suricata journal downloads
A link to the Suricata journal download page on SANBI's Biodiversity Advisor website.
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)
Official website of Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).
Biodiversity advisor – Strelitzia journal download
A link to the Strelitzia journal download page on SANBI's Biodiversity Advisor website.
Southern Africa Herpetology
Website of South African Herpetology - About reptiles and amphibians
Biodiversity Advisor – SANBI Graphics & Editing publications download
A link to SANBI Graphics & Editing publications download page on SANBI's Biodiversity Advisor website.
Official website for CapeNature, the provincial nature department of the Western Cape.
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Official site of Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Biodiversity Advisor – Bothalia past editions download
A link to past editions of the journal Bathalia (now called African Biodiversity and Conservation) for download on SANBI Biodiversity Advisor website.
City of Cape Town
The official website of the City of Cape Town.
Keywords: municipality, metro, government
Category: Government agency
Southern Underwater Research Group
SURG is a supporter of the Reef Atlas Project. They provide scientific information to recreational scuba divers.
PADI – Professional Association of Diving Instructors
Supporters of the Reef Atlas Project. PADI is an international organisation of diving instructors.
A Marine Conservation and Awareness Organisation that Supports the Reef atlas project.
Triton Dive Charters
Website of a dive operator in Sodwana Bay, KZN. Supports the Reef Atlas Project.
The website of a dive operator and shop located in Fish Hoek, Cape Town. Pisces Divers are supporters of the Reef Atlas Project.
CMAS South Africa
The website of the first association of scuba divers in the world. CMAS supports the Reef Atlas Project.
Plants of southern Africa
Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist provides access to plant names and floristic details for southern African plant species. This database has not been updated for some time so please check names with your local herbarium or on the International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Agricultural Research Council-South African /national Survey of Arachnida
About spiders, scorpions and other arachnids.
South African Bird Atlas Project SABAP2
Website of the second South African Bird Atlas Project, run by the Animal Demography Unit, UCT, in collaboration with SANBI and BirdLife SA.
Animal Demography Unit, UCT
Website of the Animal Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, a SANBI partner co-ordinating the collection of biodiversity data.
South African Tourism
The official site of South African Tourism
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The official website of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Great Britain.
South African National Parks
This site hosts details of South African National Parks, their camps and wildlife and community relations.
Royal Botanic gardens, Kew- Science and Conservation including Millennium Seed Bank Project
Web page of the RBG, Kew Science and Conservation projects including the Millennium Seed Bank Project
This web page provides information on the Hadeda project, one of the projects of the Animal Demographic Unit at the University of Cape Town.
BGIS ( Biodiversity GIS)
The main SANBI resource for GIS with interactive mapping, biodiversity data, training and legislation.
Keywords: biodiversity, impact assessment, maps, policies, training
Category: Libraries and online resources