Environment

Stikwerk vir ’n groener omgewing

3 hours ago | 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 twee vriendinne het die Sew Good-inisiatief begin en maak hulle...

Saving Kiribati – a documentary

1 week 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 modern life. Yet it is one of the first countries...

Joint screening reaps rewards

1 week 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 Namibian movie Baxu and the Giants, and in this way...

Climate change through energy efficiency

2 weeks 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 analysis by PSG Namibia states that the value of fuel...

Wheels for wildlife

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2019 | Environment

United States Ambassador Lisa Johnson handed over two Toyota Land Cruisers to the Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Namibia project managed by the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF). One vehicle will be used by NNF in the...

Driving to a more sustainable future

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 cleanest city

1 month - 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

1 month - 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 together

1 month - 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 the Okavango?

1 month - 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...

Eet sommer daai strooitjie!

1 month - 18 September 2019 | Environment

Haar passie vir omgewingsvolhoubaarheid het onlangs ’n tweedejaar Chemiese Ingenieurswese-student van die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US) ’n groot kontantprys in die sak gebring. ’n Inskrywing op...

Environment

‘Special agents’ used in fight...

1 month - 05 September 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Tanja BauseFor the first time in 30 years, two insect species were released in Windhoek with the aim of reducing two invasive cacti...

Agriculture in harmony with nature

2 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Environment

“Sustainability so often has negative connotations,” says Fabian von Hase. He finds the term “ecological health” more fitting.“Sustainable means that we do less harm to...

Prickly intruders

2 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Environment

Windhoek • Theresa Lang Gunhild Voigts carries gardening tools with her wherever she goes. Peek in her car and you will find rakes, saws and...

Be aware!

2 months ago - 15 August 2019 | Environment

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with partners, kick-started awareness activities for the National Clean-Up Day with a clean-up campaign and awareness session targeting...

‘Help save the planet!’

2 months ago - 11 August 2019 | Environment

Earthlife Namibia urges schools to turn Fridays into days of marching to Parliament and handing over petitions, to raise awareness on saving the planet.In a...

More help for roadworks

2 months ago - 11 August 2019 | Environment

FNB Namibia's Tourism Division donated N$10 000 toward the Etosha road project aimed at grading, ripping, and if needed, filling roads in the park for...

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