Environment

Namibia’s CCF wins UK grant

1 week 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 trafficking in the Horn of Africa and Middle East.Through a...

Paying for plastic

2 weeks ago - 09 June 2019 | Environment

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerWhen it comes to consuming and taking control of disposable plastic bags in Namibia, the three towns along the central coast are far ahead of the rest of the country. This is...

International recognition for Sun Cyles

1 month - 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 held in the capital recently.Sun Cycle's Marita Walther says it...

Asbestos removal project under way

2 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 at the municipal landfill for the disposal of asbestos.The company...

'n Swartsak vol gemors bring hoop

2 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 haar voetspore.“Ek het my kleindogters verlede jaar na die teater...

A world ­without waste

2 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

3 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

3 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...

Where to with the animals?

3 months 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...

How the Moringa can purify water

3 months 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...

Climate change slows aquaculture

3 months 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...

Blue economy faces myriad challenges

3 months 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...

Environment

Conservation snapshot

4 months ago - 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

4 months 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...

Insects heading to Windhoek soon

4 months 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...

Kniediep in die gemors

4 months 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...

Get your green fingers going

4 months 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...

Working towards a cleaner country

4 months 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...

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