Environment

EU assistance for Nyae Nyae conservancy

5 days ago - 20 January 2021 | Environment

Since the launch of the EU Governance support grant in March 2020, the Nyae Nyae conservancy has been hit hard by Covid-19. Despite these challenges, the conservancy managed to keep focused and engaged in the...

Calls to stop illegal sand mining

6 days ago - 19 January 2021 | Environment

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has promised to focus on illegal sand mining at Groot Aub, which residents say is partly to blame for flooding at the settlement when it rains.During a recent visit by...

Cash for fish guards

1 week ago - 19 January 2021 | Environment

For the second consecutive year, FNB through the FirstRand Namibia Foundation, donated N$300 000 towards the Gondwana Care Trust/Sikunga Fish Guards’ vital work, which targets illegal fishing due to netting and the use of makorros...

Natuurbewaring vs klimaatsverandering

1 month - 09 December 2020 | Environment

In ’n nuwe navorsingsartikel klap ekoloë en klimaatsveranderingspesialiste hard na huidige natuurbewaringspraktyke wat volgens hulle nie buigsaam en dinamies genoeg is om die impakte van klimaatsverandering te weerstaan nie.In die praktyk sal ’n meer buigsame...

Demonstration against oil drilling in Kavango

1 month - 07 December 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarThe activist group Frack Free Namibia and the Fridays for the Future Windhoek (FFFWhk) forum organised a peaceful protest in Windhoek on Friday.The group walked from the parking lot on the corner...

Snakes: Be aware but don’t kill

1 month - 30 November 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibia’s rainy season upon us, there is also an increase in snake activity since they are on the hunt for something to...

Public participation needed

2 months ago - 24 November 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] parties have until 1 December to review two proposed projects on exploration activitiesfor base, rare and precious metals in the Otjozondjupa region.According...

Support for SRT

2 months ago - 03 November 2020 | Environment

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) joined the fight to preserve Namibian rhinos by supporting the Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) Namibia through a donation of...

Local musos join global wildlife campaign

3 months ago - 15 October 2020 | Environment

Namibian stars Lioness, Suzy Eises and Elemotho have teamed up with the international organisations Conservation Music and Earthsong to support the Cheetah Conservation Fund in...

We’ll be counting game

3 months ago - 12 October 2020 | Environment

With the support of the ministry of environment, forestry and tourism (MEFT), the Nyae Nyae Conservancy undertook its annual game count in September.This involved wildlife...

Sperrgebiet wildflower guide now available as e-book

3 months ago - 01 October 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • Antje BurkeThe south-west corner of Namibia not only harbours diamonds but something equally precious – the only large, continuous piece of the Succulent...

Informal residents tackle waste

4 months ago - 24 September 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] an estimated 61 tonnes of human faeces plus household trash dumped in Windhoek’s informal settlement open areas every day, the community on...

Environment

Hungry lions help to clean...

4 months ago - 21 September 2020 | Environment

More than 4 000 Hungry Lion staff members, including those in Windhoek took part in World Clean-Up Day, which was celebrated on Saturday. All over...

International accolade for EIF

4 months ago - 16 September 2020 | Environment

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) received a certificate of merit for outstanding Sustainable Project Financing at the Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards, recognising its...

Ozone for life!

4 months ago - 16 September 2020 | Environment

Namibia, along with the rest of the world, celebrates 35 years of the Vienna Convention and 35 years of global ozone layer protection today.In a...

Opportunities for encroacher bush

4 months ago - 07 September 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • Erastus Ngaruka & Arnoldt //GasebBush encroachment can be defined as dominant increase in density of woody plant species on a piece of land....

International support for San

4 months ago - 07 September 2020 | Environment

The impact of Covid-19 on Namibia’s economy is considerable. However, the impact on many poor rural communities, in particular communal conservancies, could be even greater...

Don’t dump oil in City...

4 months ago - 27 August 2020 | Environment

The City of Windhoek (CoW) said that it has noticed an increase in the unsafe disposal of used motor oil, mainly due to increased backyard...

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