Environment

Your home away from home

1 week ago - 11 May 2018 | Environment

If you are looking for a hotel that exudes excellence in everything ranging from our full in-house laundry service, conference facilities, free high speed internet, luxurious rooms, a renowned in house restaurant and bar, Hotel...

Become a friend of the environment ...

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2018 | Environment

Otis Finck - The Swakopmund Lions Club handed over an environment poster to deputy mayor Maria Elago on Monday. The poster for instance details how long it takes for one cigarette butt to be dissolved...

Marine usage planning conference hosted

1 month - 20 April 2018 | Environment

The first Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) multi-sectoral stakeholder conference on the development of the Current Status Report (CSR) concluded yesterday.Marine Spatial Planning is a long-term and strategic decision-making process that facilitates the sustainable­ human use...

Operations Team ready to tackle marine pollution

2 months ago - 09 March 2018 | Environment

Leandrea Louw The National Marine Pollution Contingency Plan Operations Team (OT) held its first meeting in Walvis Bay. This team serves as the operational arm of the National Marine Pollution Contingency Organization (NMPCO). ...

Lagoon monitoring on track

2 months ago - 02 March 2018 | Environment

The ecosystem health status and long-term monitoring of the Walvis Bay lagoon is proceeding according to plan, says Dr Hilkka Ndjaula, assistant pro-vice chancellor at the Sam Nujoma campus of the University of Namibia (Unam)....

The Dome goes green

2 months ago - 02 March 2018 | Environment

Contributed The sporting and lifestyle facility The Dome Swakopmund recently commissioned a 100 kW solar photovoltaic installation on its roof, which will cover...

World Wetlands Day celebrated

3 months ago - 16 February 2018 | Environment

Leandrea Louw Dolphin Elementary School was crowned the winner of the World Wetlands Annual Quiz Competition in Walvis Bay.EYE-Namibia in collaboration with the Walvis...

Offshore petroleum exploration activities planned

3 months ago - 09 February 2018 | Environment

Otis Finck Two companies posted public notifications via the printed media about their intentions to apply for environmental clearance certificates that would enable them...

Symbol of the south for Swakopmund

3 months ago - 09 February 2018 | Environment

The mayor of Swakopmund, Paulina Nashilundo, planted a Quiver tree at the outdoor museum and botanical garden located near the Sam Cohen library last week....

Plastic bag levy gets green light

3 months ago - 09 February 2018 | Environment

Swakopmund town council approved a framework for the development of a by-law for charging a levy for the use of plastic shopping bags at local...

Litterbugs trash beaches

4 months ago - 29 December 2017 | Environment

Jessica BotesScores of photos and complaints about the state of beaches in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay flooded social media just after Christmas Day.During a visit...

MET issues stern warning to illegal campers

5 months ago - 22 December 2017 | Environment

The park warden of the ministry of environment and tourism (MET), Jeremia Lamek, has given a stern warning to anyone who wished to overnight illegally...

Environment

Strong winds batter coastal towns

6 months ago - 17 November 2017 | Environment

Jessica BotesUnusually strong southern winds swept over coastal towns this week, causing considerable damage to roofs and other structures. Wind speeds of up to 65...

Mobil lubricates anti rhino poaching...

6 months ago - 10 November 2017 | Environment

Lubrication Specialists (LS), a local Exxon Mobil oil distributor, donated a full year's supply of lubricants to the Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) for use...

Transforming Namibia’s marine pollution preparedness...

6 months ago - 03 November 2017 | Environment

Otis FinckMaritime Affairs acting director Patrick Silishebo says the finalisation of the National Plan approved by cabinet in April 2017 and the consequent establishment of...

Marine pollution under the spotlight...

6 months ago - 27 October 2017 | Environment

Otis Finck Namibia must conduct a comprehensive oil and chemical pollution risk assessment to ascertain the country’s oil and risk profile more accurately.The existing...

Arbor Day celebrated

6 months ago - 27 October 2017 | Environment

Otis Finck Minister of agriculture, water and forestry John Mutorwa says modernising the wood energy sector can help revitalise rural economies and stimulate...

Symposium to address water security

6 months ago - 27 October 2017 | Environment

Adolf KaureA number of pressing issues concerning the supply of water in the Erongo region were discussed during the opening of the 18th SADC symposium...

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