Environment

Poaching postcards handed to State House

1 week ago - 24 June 2020 | Environment

The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) handed over a third batch of postcards (160) written by learners from the Zambezi and Khomas Regions, addressed to H.E. Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos yesterday.The LAC was...

Ridding the country of used tyres - one at...

2 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] is the new buzz word when it comes to recycling and Windhoeker is working hard to make sure he does his bit to keep the environment clean.Desmond Kheibeb, the managing partner at...

Grow your own veg at home

3 weeks ago - 12 June 2020 | Environment

As the need for sustainable living grows, forward-thinking property developers are designing homeswith designated garden spaces with the idea that more and more homeowners will want the abilityto grow their own food.For example, one new...

A new home for orphaned lion cubs

1 month - 02 June 2020 | Environment

Two lion cubs – the sole survivors of human wildlife conflict in the Sesfontein area – were relocated and released onto a 25 000ha fenced protected reserve in central Namibia last week in a joint...

Katutura’s homeless learn from Baxu

1 month - 29 May 2020 | Environment

The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) yesterday (28 May) brought the short film Baxu and the Giants to children and youth currently accommodated at the Katutura Youth Centre.According to the LAC’s Hans-Christian Mahnke, the reason behind...

Future of Namibian recycling in the balance

1 month - 27 May 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] South Africa placing a moratorium on buying all Polyethylene terephthalate (PET*) plastics for recycling purposes, Namibian recyclers are now forced to stockpile...

US assistance against poaching

1 month - 27 May 2020 | Environment

The US Department of Defence (DoD) handed over two Toyota Land Cruisers to the Namibian ministry of environment, forestry and tourism (MEFT) last week. One...

Wildlife losses studied

1 month - 07 May 2020 | Environment

Farmers in Namibia’s eastern communal conservancies lose an average 8% of their livestock to predators a year – equal to an annual estimated cost of...

Wildbewaarders steeds op hul pos

2 months ago - 08 April 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] Terwyl die wêreld tot stilstand kom, moet wildbewaarders steeds op hul pos bly staan om te verseker dat stroping in hierdie tydperk...

Pre-emptive arrests save animal lives

2 months ago - 07 April 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] first annual report for Combatting Wildlife Crime in Namibia 2019 shows an increased numbers of pre-emptive arrests relating to rhino horn, meaning...

When the gods are lazy

3 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Environment

The gods must be crazy is a film from the 1980s in which the world was introduced to the Ju'/Hoansi San living happily in the...

A win-win for N?a Jaqna

3 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Environment

As the custodians of local wildlife, N≠a Jaqna conservancy takes its job very seriously and believes that it creates a win-win situation by creating employment...

Environment

Oanob (and others) on the...

4 months ago - 04 March 2020 | Environment

Rehoboth Town Council (RTC) has warned residents of increased water levels in the Oanob River after levels in the Oanob Dam reached 92.6% Monday thanks...

Namibia's Behati pays tribute to...

4 months ago - 03 March 2020 | Environment

Namibian-born supermodel Behati Prinsloo joined forces with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to flip the lights on the Empire State Building in New York...

Fungi leading a building revolution

4 months ago - 02 March 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] to the Redhouse Studio, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Standard Bank group, an oyster mushroom project in Brakwater will...

Ridding Namibia of killer plants

4 months ago - 17 February 2020 | Environment

Gunhild Voigts – Pictured here is the Madagascar rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora): Robust and beautifully green, surviving drought, an excellent climber, bearing beautiful flowers in...

CCFN launched in capital

4 months ago - 14 February 2020 | Environment

The community conservation fund of Namibia (CCFN) was launched in Windhoek on Friday and takes Namibia’s flagship conservation programme to the next level.The creation of...

Help insekte só bewaar

4 months ago - 10 February 2020 | Environment

Ter wille van die voortbestaan van die mensdom moet ons ons houding teenoor insekte verander. Hulle bestuif ’n derde van alle gewasse wat ons eet....

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