Environment

Opponents of Kavango oil drilling take fight to parliament

4 days ago - 16 June 2021 | Environment

The environmental protection association Saving Okavango’s Unique Life (SOUL) had the opportunity to address the Standing Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and raise their objections against continued oil exploration in the Kavango Region. ReconAfrica, a...

Een vir die rekordboeke

1 week ago - 09 June 2021 | Environment

In Mei 2013 het mariene bioloë verstom gestaan oor die nuus dat ’n grys walvis vir die eerste keer ooit suid van die ewenaar aan die kus van Walvisbaai in Namibië waargeneem is.Was hierdie walvis...

PDM goes green

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2021 | Environment

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has committed to planting 1 000 trees across the country in the next 12 months in a bid to address climate change.“In line with the dynamic and transformative governance of...

Invasive plants must go

2 weeks ago - 01 June 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] good rainy season that not only Windhoek, but also many other parts of the country enjoyed, caused invasive cacti and plants to grow and spread abundantly again, especially in the capital.According to...

Sustainability rewarded

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarThe Sustainable Development Awards were presented in the capital for the third time on Friday. Hosted by the Sustainable Development Advisory Council (SDAC) and the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF), this...

Running for our rivers

1 month - 14 May 2021 | Environment

Windhoek · [email protected]“Our rivers are always running for us. Let’s run for them.”That is the message of Thirst founder Mina Guli, who has launched another...

CBD says goodbye to old trees

1 month - 05 May 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] capital’s central business district will hopefully turn over a new leaf with the planting of saplings in the Zoo Park.About two months...

Another demo against oil production

1 month - 26 April 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarThe organisation Fridays for Future demonstrated in the capital on Friday against the planned oil production by the Canadian company ReconAfrica in...

Moet geliefs nie gryswater in jou tuin gebruik nie

2 months ago - 20 April 2021 | Environment

Dink twee keer voordat jy jou tuin natlei met die gryswater afkomstig van jou wasmasjien: Dis nie goed vir die einste grond waarin plante moet...

Youth climate activists urge president to save Okavango Delta

2 months 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...

Community recycling initiative launched

3 months ago - 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...

Win with water!

3 months ago - 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...

Environment

Underwater cultural heritage in the...

3 months ago - 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...

Communities at risk

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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!’ –...

3 months ago - 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...

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