Environment

Sperrgebiet wildflower guide now available as e-book

5 hours ago | 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 Karoo Biome which has not been altered by livestock grazing.The...

Informal residents tackle waste

1 week 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 Saturday took part in a clean-up campaign to restore dignity,...

Pandemic puts pressure on nature conservation

1 week ago - 22 September 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarThe German Organisation for International Cooperation (GIZ) granted financial support to 25 conservancies since May, as part of the project for community-based natural resource management (CBNRM).According to the GIZ, the beneficiaries are...

Hungry lions help to clean up

1 week 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 the globe, people took to the streets to do their...

International accolade for EIF

2 weeks 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 success in financing climate change resilient livelihoods.In a media statement,...

Ozone for life!

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 sewers

1 month - 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...

Fluit, fluit – Namibiese dolfyne laat van hulle hoor

1 month - 27 August 2020 | Environment

'n Internasionale span wetenskaplikes het daarin geslaag om met behulp van die eiesoortige fluitgeluide van bottelneusdolfyne, die grootte van hul bevolking te bepaal én hul...

Keeping fire at bay

1 month - 25 August 2020 | Environment

It has been a devastating year for conservancies that are largely dependent on tourism and trophy hunting for an income. Global travel bans and quarantine...

Robbe soog kalfies tot volwassenheid

1 month - 13 August 2020 | Environment

Sommige Kaapse pelsrob-ma’s kan hulle kalfies vir veel langer soog as wat voorheen aanvaar is, en daardeur waarskynlik hul afstammeling se kans op oorlewing vergroot....

Environment

Windhoek game park under threat

2 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Environment

The Daan Viljoen game park is under constant threat from communities living in the informal settlements of Windhoek who enter the park illegally for poaching.Daan...

Beskerming van oseaanstelsel noodsaaklik

2 months ago - 20 July 2020 | Environment

Ons het ’n nuwe verhouding tussen die mens en die oseaan nodig om die voortgesette oorlewing van die verskillende lewensnoodsaaklike funksies van die see te...

Ndove heads environmental fund

2 months ago - 10 July 2020 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta appointed five members to serve as the board of directors of the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) for a period...

Phosphate mining remains a thorn...

2 months ago - 08 July 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] environment minister Pohamba Shifeta withdrew a clearance certificate for planned phosphate extraction due to pressure by conservationists, the future of the controversial...

Poaching postcards handed to State...

3 months 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....

Ridding the country of used...

3 months 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...

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