Environment

Need ‘green’ support? Read on!

1 week ago - 06 November 2019 | Environment

Nedbank Namibia launched the pioneering Go Green Fund in partnership with Namibia Nature Foundation in 2001 and has since blazed a trail for corporates to follow suit in protecting Namibia’s natural beauty for generations to...

Is our rock art being destroyed by mining?

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Environment

The violence of mining and quarrying on the Namibian archaeological landscape is the theme of a public talk hosted by Dr Alma Nankela, an archaeologist and rock art researcher from the National Heritage Council of...

Namibian expert on ADB’s ABM board

2 weeks ago - 29 October 2019 | Environment

A Namibian is among a group of experts on the board of a continental initiative by the African Development Bank (ADB) to mobilize financing for resilience to the negative impacts of climate change.Louise Brown worked...

NamWater has desalination plans from coast to capital

3 weeks ago - 24 October 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel A feasibility study for the development of a Desalination Plant and Water Carriage System is currently being conducted by NamWater, proposing the supply of desalinated seawater to the central coastal areas and to...

Stikwerk vir ’n groener omgewing

3 weeks ago - 23 October 2019 | Environment

In ’n poging om plastiekverbruik te verminder en hul inkomste te verhoog, is drie vroue besig om hul naaimasjiene daarvoor in te span.Julia Gomachas en twee vriendinne het die Sew Good-inisiatief begin en maak hulle...

Saving Kiribati – a documentary

1 month - 10 October 2019 | Environment

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population: 100 000) is one of the most remote places on the planet, seemingly far-removed from the pressures of...

Joint screening reaps rewards

1 month - 10 October 2019 | Environment

The Namibian Scientific Society (NSS) and the Namibia Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) along with the DHPS Alumni Association recently hosted a screening of the...

Climate change through energy efficiency

1 month - 08 October 2019 | Environment

Ruan Bestbier The Bank of Namibia’s report on Namibia’s second quarter performance found that fuel importssignificantly contributed to the decline in the country’s current account.An...

Wheels for wildlife

1 month - 08 October 2019 | Environment

United States Ambassador Lisa Johnson handed over two Toyota Land Cruisers to the Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Namibia project managed by the Namibia Nature Foundation...

Driving to a more sustainable future

1 month - 07 October 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel The Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) Electric Cars project of the United Nations DevelopmentProgramme (UNDP) was launched in Windhoek on Friday.VGI is a way...

Saving rhinos together

1 month - 23 September 2019 | Environment

In celebration of World Rhino Day this past weekend, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the World Wildlife Fund called for the protection of...

Claiming back our title as cleanest city

1 month - 19 September 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel Irritated by the litter spoiling the face of our city, this Windhoek resident decided that finger-pointing won’t solve any problems and that change...

Environment

Watch Baxu and the Giants...

1 month - 18 September 2019 | Environment

If you haven’t seen locally made movie Baxu and the Giants, here’s your chance!On Thursday, 26 September, the DHPS in cooperation with Save the Rhino...

Can we get water from...

1 month - 18 September 2019 | Environment

In the light of the dire water situation the country finds itself in at the moment, well-known “water man” Piet Heyns and the Konrad Adenauer...

Eet sommer daai strooitjie!

1 month - 18 September 2019 | Environment

Haar passie vir omgewingsvolhoubaarheid het onlangs ’n tweedejaar Chemiese Ingenieurswese-student van die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US) ’n groot kontantprys in die sak gebring. ’n Inskrywing op...

Sustainability at its best

1 month - 16 September 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel In an effort to show Namibians how sustainable the country already is and what products are available in the market, a Sustainability Festival...

‘Special agents’ used in fight...

2 months ago - 05 September 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Tanja BauseFor the first time in 30 years, two insect species were released in Windhoek with the aim of reducing two invasive cacti...

Agriculture in harmony with nature

2 months 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...

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