Environment

Agriculture in harmony with nature

6 days ago - 18 August 2019 | Environment

“Sustainability so often has negative connotations,” says Fabian von Hase. He finds the term “ecological health” more fitting.“Sustainable means that we do less harm to the world. Under ecological health, I see the attempt to...

Prickly intruders

6 days ago - 18 August 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Theresa Lang Gunhild Voigts carries gardening tools with her wherever she goes. Peek in her car and you will find rakes, saws and axes. While driving around with her she tells me, “here...

Be aware!

1 week ago - 15 August 2019 | Environment

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with partners, kick-started awareness activities for the National Clean-Up Day with a clean-up campaign and awareness session targeting motorists at the Windhoek-Okahandja roadblock on Wednesday, 7 August.Participants from...

‘Help save the planet!’

1 week ago - 11 August 2019 | Environment

Earthlife Namibia urges schools to turn Fridays into days of marching to Parliament and handing over petitions, to raise awareness on saving the planet.In a media statement by Earthlife chairperson Bertchen Kohrs, the marches with...

More help for roadworks

1 week ago - 11 August 2019 | Environment

FNB Namibia's Tourism Division donated N$10 000 toward the Etosha road project aimed at grading, ripping, and if needed, filling roads in the park for the benefit of the hundreds of tourists travelling the area...

Nuwe tegnologie in stroperstryd

2 weeks ago - 04 August 2019 | Environment

Renosterstropery is 'n baie ernstige probleem, met meer as 1 000 renosters wat volgens die internasionale organisasie Save the Rhino per jaar vanaf 2013 tot...

Working towards a cleaner ­Namibia

3 weeks ago - 28 July 2019 | Environment

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The National Solid Waste Management Advisory Panel held a meeting in Walvis Bay to discuss the proposed establishment of a...

AquaVitae Project studies kick off

1 month - 21 July 2019 | Environment

Over the next four years, scientists from different corners of the globe will work together to increase aquaculture production of low-trophic species in and around...

B(r)agging rights!

1 month - 21 July 2019 | Environment

As from next month, Cymot is “going green” by introducing a new carrier bag that is made from 100% Namibian recycled material in all branches...

Support for Omaheke conservancies

1 month - 14 July 2019 | Environment

The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) recently received a donation of N$234 000 to in support of three conservancies in the Omaheke region from First National...

Biotic weirdness and tobacco plantations

1 month - 30 June 2019 | Environment

The Namibia Scientific Society hosts to public talks next week.First on the agenda, is Prof Patricia Vickers-Rich who hosts a talk titled From Biotic Weirdness...

Namibia’s CCF wins UK grant

2 months ago - 16 June 2019 | Environment

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) announced that the United Kingdom’s Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) will fund its project to fight cheetah...

Environment

International recognition for Sun Cyles

2 months ago - 26 May 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel The co-founder of Namibia's own Sun Cycles was awarded the National Energy Globe Award during SACREEE's first industrial energy efficiency conference...

Asbestos removal project under way

4 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Environment

Arandis • Leandrea Louw The Walvis Bay municipal council accepted a proposal by Adcon CC to rehabilitate the hazardous waste site and create more space...

'n Swartsak vol gemors...

4 months ago - 07 April 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel'n Uitstappie in Windhoek se middestad het een vrou aangespoor om 'n verskil te maak en nou hoop sy ander volg in...

A world ­without waste

4 months ago - 07 April 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel The invention of plastic changed the world in so many ways – for better and for worse – and it's...

Seeing the unseen

5 months ago - 24 March 2019 | Environment

Bank Windhoek, in conjunction with the University of Namibia (Unam) and Netherland’s Radboud University (RU) Nijmegen, host a scientific event titled ‘Building the Namibian Africa...

From cooking oil to biofuel

5 months ago - 10 March 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Yolanda NelA bottle of cooking oil is heated up in the deep fryer to make the perfect, golden chicken nuggets. Once the oil...

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