Environment

From cooking oil to biofuel

1 week 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 is left to cool, it’s poured back into a bottle...

Where to with the animals?

1 week ago - 10 March 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Nina Cerezo Following the recent culling of hyenas to save the Wild Horses of the Garub, environment minister Pohamba Shifeta repeatedly referred to the act as a “short-term solution” aimed at “winning some...

How the Moringa can purify water

1 week ago - 10 March 2019 | Environment

Next Thursday (14 March), the National Commission on Research, Science & Technology (NCRST) hosts a public lecture presented by Prof Habauka Kwaambwa on the evaluation of antibacterial properties of the Moringa species found in South...

Climate change slows aquaculture

2 weeks ago - 03 March 2019 | Environment

Lüderitz • Ewin LeuschnerA workshop titled Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in the Benguela Current Fisheries System was ­held in Lüderitz recently, where experts discussed the local aquaculture industry.Amongst others, chief biologist for aquaculture of the...

Blue economy faces myriad challenges

2 weeks ago - 03 March 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Jana-Mari Smith “The work on Namibia's blue economy is on-going, yet little information on the status thereof exists,” says Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) research associate Dietrich Remmert in a recently published...

Way too much waste in Africa

3 weeks ago - 24 February 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel Current trends indicate that Africa's waste generation is expected to reach more than 240 million tonnes per year by 2025...

Conservation snapshot

1 month - 17 February 2019 | Environment

On Tuesday (19 February), Peter Bridgeford launches the book Conservation Pioneers in Namibia and stories by Game Rangers at the Scientific Society.This book of personal...

Elke bietjie help

1 month - 10 February 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel Daar is niks so lekker soos ’n heerlike espresso nie – veral nie as daardie varsgemaalde goue stroop deur ’n masjien loop nie.En...

Insects heading to Windhoek soon

1 month - 04 February 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel With large areas of the capital already infested by three invasive cactus species, various avenues are being pursued to prevent further spread...

Kniediep in die gemors

1 month - 27 January 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - Inwoners van die Hakahana informele nedersetting in die hoofstad is moeg dat versoeke aan die Windhoekse stadsraad om rommel te verwyder, op...

Get your green fingers going

1 month - 27 January 2019 | Environment

Ever wanted to grow your own veg? Then don't miss out on seedling production training taking place in the capital next month.This hands on training...

Working towards a cleaner country

1 month - 27 January 2019 | Environment

Tourism remains one of the strongest pillars of the Namibian economy and has the potential to address unemployment and poverty. Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) is...

Environment

Bring jou koffiebeker

1 month - 27 January 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - Dit blyk 2019 het almal met mening laat wakker skrik oor ons menslike impak op Moedernatuur en besighede kom links en regs...

Creating a greener Namibia

2 months ago - 20 January 2019 | Environment

I'm between Windhoek and Swakopmund in the Khomas Hochland. The ground is mostly rocky and the closer you get to the Namib, the lower the...

The long road to recycling

2 months ago - 20 January 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - Although an increase in the recycling rate of e-waste was seen in Namibia last year, other statistics show that we are also...

Claims of financial mismanagement at...

2 months ago - 20 January 2019 | Environment

Ellanie Smit - The financial mismanagement at conservancies in Namibia has been a growing concern, which loomed large in 2017. This according to the...

Cacti infestation out of control

3 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - Large areas of the capital have already been infested with three cactus species that are preventing other natural plants from growing.“Several alien...

Boost for recycling and job...

3 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Environment

With job creation stagnant and e-waste problems increasing, the company NamiGreen has begun with operations throughout the country with twin goals in mind: To jump-start...

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