Environment

When the gods are lazy

1 week ago - 25 March 2020 | Environment

The gods must be crazy is a film from the 1980s in which the world was introduced to the Ju'/Hoansi San living happily in the Kalahari, far away from Western civilization.For those who need a...

A win-win for N?a Jaqna

1 week ago - 25 March 2020 | Environment

As the custodians of local wildlife, N≠a Jaqna conservancy takes its job very seriously and believes that it creates a win-win situation by creating employment for the local community and at the same time increasing...

Become a zero-waste household

1 week ago - 23 March 2020 | Environment

Becoming a zero-waste household is a process of slowly unlearning old habits and replacing them with new ones.“It is vital that we look after the environment. We encourage all homeowners to do their best towards...

Oanob (and others) on the rise

4 weeks ago - 04 March 2020 | Environment

Rehoboth Town Council (RTC) has warned residents of increased water levels in the Oanob River after levels in the Oanob Dam reached 92.6% Monday thanks to heavy rains received over the weekend.In a statement issued...

Namibia's Behati pays tribute to our rhinos

4 weeks ago - 03 March 2020 | Environment

Namibian-born supermodel Behati Prinsloo joined forces with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to flip the lights on the Empire State Building in New York city to mark World Wildlife Day, which is commemorated today...

Fungi leading a building revolution

1 month - 02 March 2020 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] to the Redhouse Studio, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Standard Bank group, an oyster mushroom project in Brakwater will...

Ridding Namibia of killer plants

1 month - 17 February 2020 | Environment

Gunhild Voigts – Pictured here is the Madagascar rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora): Robust and beautifully green, surviving drought, an excellent climber, bearing beautiful flowers in...

CCFN launched in capital

1 month - 14 February 2020 | Environment

The community conservation fund of Namibia (CCFN) was launched in Windhoek on Friday and takes Namibia’s flagship conservation programme to the next level.The creation of...

Help insekte só bewaar

1 month - 10 February 2020 | Environment

Ter wille van die voortbestaan van die mensdom moet ons ons houding teenoor insekte verander. Hulle bestuif ’n derde van alle gewasse wat ons eet....

Oanob levels rise slightly

1 month - 07 February 2020 | Environment

Erwin LeuschnerThanks to particularly good rainfall in the interior, the level of the Oanob dam near Rehoboth rose by around 11% between Wednesday andThursday this...

Take care of your street

2 months ago - 27 January 2020 | Environment

Many believe that it is the responsibility of the local municipality to keep the streets clean. While this belief is not entirely incorrect, homeowners should...

One stop recycling spot

2 months 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...

Environment

Wild animal smuggling in the...

2 months 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...

MET announces plans to safeguard...

4 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...

Need ‘green’ support? Read on!

4 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...

Is our rock art being...

5 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...

5 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...

5 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...

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