Environment

Getting the town clean

3 weeks ago - 21 September 2019 | Environment

Swakopmund · Adolf Kaure Residents of all ages took take part in the national clean-up campaign today in various areas of Swakopmund.Participants were divided into several groups and spend the morning hours cleaning areas...

Fewer birds counted

2 months ago - 28 July 2019 | Environment

Iréne-Mari van der Walt Another edition of the Walvis Bay winter bird count was conducted recently with 40 volunteers braving the elements to partake in the exercise over two days. The bird...

Working towards a cleaner Namibia

2 months ago - 28 July 2019 | Environment

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The National Solid Waste Management Advisory Panel held a meeting in Walvis Bay to discuss the proposed establishment of a national hazardous waste facility, the plastic bag levy...

Noem-Noem groet

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months ago - 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...

Twalaloka residents not impressed with mobile toilets

6 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...

A cleaner town, a cleaner Namibia

6 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...

World Wetlands Day celebrated

8 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

8 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

9 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

SWAKOP SPOG MET DAM VIR KERSFEES Foto Verskaf

POSTIT FOTO

9 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Environment

subbedSwakop spog met dam vir Kersfees. Foto Verskaf

Environment

Safeguarding the environment

10 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...

11 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...

11 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

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