Environment

Twalaloka residents not impressed with mobile toilets

2 weeks ago - 01 April 2019 | Environment

Kuisebmond - Leandrea Louw - The approximately 2 000 residents of the Twalaloka settlement in Kuisebmond are unhappy about the fact that they have to share four mobile toilets. It’s estimated that about 500 people...

A cleaner town, a cleaner Namibia

3 weeks ago - 25 March 2019 | Environment

Ondangwa, Oranjemund, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay are the four finalists out of 21 towns in the competition to become ‘Cleaner Towns of the Year’, launched in July last year.Detailed assessments on the towns’ waste management...

World Wetlands Day celebrated

2 months ago - 11 February 2019 | Environment

Leandrea Louw - Walvis Bay Private High School was crowned the winner of the World Wetlands annual quiz competition at the coast. This year’s theme was “Wetlands as a Natural Solution to Climate Change”. ...

Holiday makers bag their trash

2 months ago - 28 January 2019 | Environment

SUBBED Otis Finck - The amount of garbage collected from beach areas between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund over the festive season has declined considerably. The same can however not be said of the...

POSTIT FOTO

4 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

SWAKOP SPOG MET DAM VIR KERSFEES Foto Verskaf

POSTIT FOTO

4 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

subbedSwakop spog met dam vir Kersfees. Foto Verskaf

Namport joins cleaning exercise

4 months ago - 10 December 2018 | Environment

Team Namport heeded the call from the mayor’s office and joined the rest of the Walvis Bay community in cleaning up the harbour town recently....

Safeguarding the environment

5 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Environment

A stakeholders' workshop on climate change awareness and climate finance for Namibia was recently held in Swakopmund.Speaking at the opening of the event, the minister...

Nothing sinister about recent whale strandings

5 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Environment

Otis Finck - The recent spate of humpback whale strandings is no need for concern, says the Namibian Dolphin Project (NDP). Monique Laubscher of the...

Global recognition for environmental education

5 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Environment

Yolanda Nel - The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) was recently announced as one of three winners of the Unesco-Japan prize on Education for...

Shifeta trumpets conservation success

6 months ago - 08 October 2018 | Environment

Ellanie Smit Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has shared Namibia’s conservation success story in the United States, while stressing the importance of managing resources sustainably....

Mixed bag for rain forecasts

6 months ago - 08 October 2018 | Environment

Yanna Smith When people hear the term El Niño, they tend to panic and see dry tumbleweed and dust devils, dying gardens and empty...

Environment

Why are our Ana’s dying?

6 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Environment

Erwin Leuschner Hundreds of dead Ana tree trunks dot large areas of the Ugab, especially upriver from the Brandberg massif. In the last...

Youth join phosphate mining fray...

6 months ago - 24 September 2018 | Environment

Otis Finck The youth are being mobilised in the fight to oppose marine phosphate mining in Namibia. A petition calling on the ministry of environment...

Scientists say ‘serious flaws in...

6 months ago - 24 September 2018 | Environment

As the deadline for submissions and input to proposed marine phosphate mining looms, natural resource management consultant David Russell has said there are myriad points...

Green gardens for life

7 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Environment

Namene Helmich About 330 000 learners are fed through the national school feeding progam while school gardens serve as a supplement to instil the culture...

Coordinated SADC water use

7 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Environment

Frank Steffen “The main objective of the SADC Water Management Sector is to develop a master plan that will enable the sustainable, efficient and...

Rehabilitated penguins to be released...

7 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Environment

An appeal to rescue all ­penguins found standing on the beach has been made since these penguins need to undergo specialised rehabilitation. “If you see...

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