Environment

Youth climate activists urge president to save Okavango Delta

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2021 | Environment

To date, nearly 150 000 people have signed a petition by Rainforest Rescue supporting their mission to save the Okavango Delta.Now, Fridays For Future Windhoek is urging people to send direct messages to the Namibian...

Community recycling initiative launched

1 month - 15 March 2021 | Environment

The Recycle Namibia Forum (RNF) announced the launch of its very first Community Recycling Project in celebration of Global Recycling Day on 18 March.The project is run in conjunction with Development Workshop Namibia (DWN) and...

Win with water!

1 month - 12 March 2021 | Environment

The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA) is running a photo contest specifically aimed at youth in Southern Africa in honour of World Water Day (WWD), which is commemorated on 22 March every year.And the...

Shifeta irked by CITES

1 month - 12 March 2021 | Environment

Environment, forestry and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta is disappointed by the “arrogant” modus operandi of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which he said does not take...

Underwater cultural heritage in the spotlight

1 month - 11 March 2021 | Environment

A regional meeting on the protection of underwater cultural heritage in Africa is currently underway in Windhoek.The two-day virtual meeting, which began on Wednesday, is co-hosted by United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)...

Communities at risk

1 month - 11 March 2021 | Environment

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism is intensifying its efforts to address the current increasing devastating human-wildlife conflict incidents in some parts of the...

Going green this Commonwealth Day

1 month - 09 March 2021 | Environment

Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter Katjavivi said Commonwealth High Commissioners in Namibia are expected to plant trees in remembrance of Commonwealth Day.Katjavivi said this...

Southern hyenas ‘don't overexploit any prey species’

1 month - 08 March 2021 | Environment

Conservation is a priority at the N/a’an ku sê Foundation – not just to provide evidence-based, scientific data but to heighten educational values when working...

Eerste skatting van Namibië se dolfynbevolkings

1 month - 01 March 2021 | Environment

Die Namibiese eilande se mariene bewaringsgebied (bekend as NIMPA), wat 25% van die algehele kuslyn van Namibië beslaan, en een van die grootste mariene bewaringsgebiede...

‘Stop poaching our aloes!’ – CoW

1 month - 28 February 2021 | Environment

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has issued a warning to members of the public that anyone caught harvesting or trading the Aloe plant without approval...

Activists say no to Okavango Delta oil exploration

1 month - 25 February 2021 | Environment

A group of environmental activists held a protest in Windhoek earlier this week, demanding a moratorium on the oil drilling project in Okavango Delta until...

'La Niña responsible for seal deaths' - researchers

1 month - 24 February 2021 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] have now established the reason for hundreds of female Cape fur seals aborting their foetuses during the last months of 2020.The research...

Environment

San turn to UNESCO for...

1 month - 18 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Frank SteffenThe Canadian gas and oil exploration company Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) has threatened The Namibian newspaper and the internationally renowned National Geographic...

Communication failure threatens rock art...

2 months ago - 15 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] environment ministry denies any knowledge of a resolution to withdraw the environmental clearance certificates (ECC) issued to mining companies accused of the...

Activists win against Goliath mining...

2 months ago - 10 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] community activists and a Namibian farmer have chalked up a hard-fought victory against mining companies in the Erongo region after authorities shut...

‘Fracking in the Okavango is...

2 months ago - 08 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Frank Steffen“It is 2021. A time of climate and biodiversity crises. Fracking in the Okavango is insanity!”This according to the United Nations’ Special...

‘Kavango not ecologically sensitive’ -...

2 months ago - 29 January 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Frank SteffenIn what appears to be a typical case of the pot calling the kettle black, the local advisor to the oil exploration...

EU assistance for Nyae Nyae...

2 months 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,...

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