Environment

Conservation snapshot

20 hours ago | 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 stories and reminiscences is about some of the many people...

Elke bietjie help

1 week ago - 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 dan is niks so maklik as om die oorblywende kapsule...

Insects heading to Windhoek soon

1 week ago - 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 thereof.One avenue being explored, is the introduction of a biological...

Kniediep in die gemors

3 weeks ago - 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 dowe ore val.Inwoners kla dat hulle al die afgelope drie...

Get your green fingers going

3 weeks ago - 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 is for individuals, community representatives and farmers who want to...

Working towards a cleaner country

3 weeks ago - 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...

The tale of two birds

3 weeks ago - 27 January 2019 | Environment

Two bird rings that were received by fishermen last year, tell the story of how they ended up at the Albatross Task Force (ATF) in...

Bring jou koffiebeker

3 weeks ago - 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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 conservancies

4 weeks 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

2 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...

Environment

Looking at the looting of...

2 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Environment

On Tuesday (4 December), the Scientific Society hosts a public talk by John Grobler themed Let's Look at the Looting of Logs.Between 1990 and 2000,...

Insects to control infestation

2 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - Large areas of the capital have already been infested with three specific cactus species that are preventing other plants from growing.For this...

Say no to straws!

2 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Environment

When the tourism industry launched its “Joining hands, linking brands for a cleaner Namibia” initiative in December last year, they could only hope that the...

Climate-­friendly technologies adopted

2 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Environment

Namibia has made much progress in phasing out ozone-depleting substances and adopting ozone and climate friendly technologies.According to the minister of industrialisation, trade and SME...

Pangolins take centre stage

2 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Environment

The pangolin, also known as the scaly anteater, is the world's most trafficked wild animal. Its body parts are sold in Asia – mainly China...

Making Namibia greener - online

3 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - The Recycle Namibia Forum (RNF) is excited to introduce the very first Green Directory. Even better news is that it is available...

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