Environment

One stop recycling spot

1 week ago - 15 January 2020 | Environment

One of the top performing schools of the annual Recycle Namibia Forum (RNF) Schools Recycling Competition (SRC) – Dagbreek Special School – just introduced a public drive-through facility for recyclables in WindhoekFNB Namibia, who has...

Conservancy proactive about fire management

1 week ago - 15 January 2020 | Environment

In the last five years, the Nyae Nyae Conservancy and Community Forest has actively managed and recorded fire in their area.They took this step as a result of discovering that fire was causing more damage...

Wild animal smuggling in the spotlight

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Environment

The smuggling of wild animals (the fourth-largest illegal trade in the world!) is motivated by massive gains from illegal international trade of species – an act that is steadily increasing due to globalization and market...

MET announces plans to safeguard wild horses

2 months ago - 25 November 2019 | Environment

The ministry of environment and tourism has released their Wild Horse Management Plan to set out objectives and guidelines for the management of these animals.The good news for the wild horses is that, while they...

Need ‘green’ support? Read on!

2 months ago - 06 November 2019 | Environment

Nedbank Namibia launched the pioneering Go Green Fund in partnership with Namibia Nature Foundation in 2001 and has since blazed a trail for corporates to follow suit in protecting Namibia’s natural beauty for generations to...

Is our rock art being destroyed by mining?

2 months ago - 30 October 2019 | Environment

The violence of mining and quarrying on the Namibian archaeological landscape is the theme of a public talk hosted by Dr Alma Nankela, an archaeologist...

Namibian expert on ADB’s ABM board

2 months ago - 29 October 2019 | Environment

A Namibian is among a group of experts on the board of a continental initiative by the African Development Bank (ADB) to mobilize financing for...

NamWater has desalination plans from coast to capital

3 months ago - 24 October 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel A feasibility study for the development of a Desalination Plant and Water Carriage System is currently being conducted by NamWater, proposing the supply...

Stikwerk vir ’n groener omgewing

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Environment

In ’n poging om plastiekverbruik te verminder en hul inkomste te verhoog, is drie vroue besig om hul naaimasjiene daarvoor in te span.Julia Gomachas en...

Saving Kiribati – a documentary

3 months ago - 10 October 2019 | Environment

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population: 100 000) is one of the most remote places on the planet, seemingly far-removed from the pressures of...

Joint screening reaps rewards

3 months ago - 10 October 2019 | Environment

The Namibian Scientific Society (NSS) and the Namibia Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) along with the DHPS Alumni Association recently hosted a screening of the...

Climate change through energy efficiency

3 months ago - 08 October 2019 | Environment

Ruan Bestbier The Bank of Namibia’s report on Namibia’s second quarter performance found that fuel importssignificantly contributed to the decline in the country’s current account.An...

Environment

Driving to a more sustainable...

3 months ago - 07 October 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel The Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) Electric Cars project of the United Nations DevelopmentProgramme (UNDP) was launched in Windhoek on Friday.VGI is a way...

Saving rhinos together

4 months ago - 23 September 2019 | Environment

In celebration of World Rhino Day this past weekend, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the World Wildlife Fund called for the protection of...

Claiming back our title as...

4 months ago - 19 September 2019 | Environment

Yolanda Nel Irritated by the litter spoiling the face of our city, this Windhoek resident decided that finger-pointing won’t solve any problems and that change...

Plastic tax as from October

4 months ago - 19 September 2019 | Environment

As from next month, a government tax of N$0.50 per plastic shopping bag will be levied. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Finance, after...

Watch Baxu and the Giants...

4 months ago - 18 September 2019 | Environment

If you haven’t seen locally made movie Baxu and the Giants, here’s your chance!On Thursday, 26 September, the DHPS in cooperation with Save the Rhino...

Can we get water from...

4 months ago - 18 September 2019 | Environment

In the light of the dire water situation the country finds itself in at the moment, well-known “water man” Piet Heyns and the Konrad Adenauer...

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