Environment

Noem-Noem groet

1 week ago - 07 July 2019 | Environment

Irene-Mari van der Walt ’n Groep inwoners van Omaruru het hulle misnoë uitgespreek oor die afkap van hulle geliefde “Noem-Noem”. Een van die beswaardes, me. Gerda Janse van Rensburg, voer aan die boom...

Heffings op plastieksakke help

2 weeks ago - 30 June 2019 | Environment

Hentiesbaai • Otis Finck Spar Hentiesbaai het onlangs N$15 000 aan vyf gemeen-skapsprojekte op die kusdorp geskenk. Die Spar Woestynskoonmaak-inisiatief het N$5 000 ontvang, en die Omdel-sopkombuis en Ouetehuis-sentrum N$4 000 elk. Die...

Cleanest town battle heats up

1 month - 02 June 2019 | Environment

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw The harbour town Walvis Bay is one of four finalists in the Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) Cleanest Town of the Year competition and going all out to ensure it wins...

Twalaloka residents not impressed with mobile toilets

3 months 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 months 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

5 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...

Holiday makers bag their trash

5 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...

POSTIT FOTO

6 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

SWAKOP SPOG MET DAM VIR KERSFEES Foto Verskaf

POSTIT FOTO

6 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

subbedSwakop spog met dam vir Kersfees. Foto Verskaf

Namport joins cleaning exercise

7 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

7 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

8 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...

Environment

Shifeta trumpets conservation success

9 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

9 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...

Boost for climate mitigation

9 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Environment

Ellanie SmitMore than N$100 million will be spent on the construction of the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management...

Why are our Ana’s dying?

9 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...

9 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...

9 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...

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