Environment

Elephants protected at all costs

2 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected]“While Covid-19 has had a profound impact on our income, we are generating new sources of income thanks to innovation,” said Rachel Harris, managing director of Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA), a non-governmental...

Ten elephants culled

1 month - 29 May 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] elephants that posed a risk to human life and agriculture were culled in various regions of the country last month.According to the environmental ministry’s spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, the elephants had triggered several...

Neckartal Fascinates

1 month - 04 May 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] a fascinating experience!This is how Birgit Klostermann describes a motorboat ride on the Neckartal dam near Keetmanshoop, when she and her family undertook a trip on Namibia’s largest reservoir.“In such a dry...

Rössmund says goodbye to ‘Christmas’ elephant

2 months ago - 20 April 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] For now, the coastal chapter of the so-called “Swakopmund” elephant is something of the past.“We are excited to welcome him,” said Dr Rudi van Vuuren of the N/a'an ku sê game...

Mass deaths of leatherbacks a puzzle

2 months ago - 09 April 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] the moment experts can only speculate about the cause of the mass mass death of leatherback turtles on Namibia's central west coast.The Namibia Dolphin Project (NDP) reported the first signs of...

Olyfbome in die dorre woestyn

3 months ago - 10 March 2020 | Environment

Walvisbaai • [email protected] Magdalene en Ronald Vermaak, ’n egpaar van Walvisbaai, het ongeveer 500 olyfbome op een hektaar grond in die Namib geplant. Die Vermaak-gesin...

Dolfyn se dood ondersoek

6 months ago - 17 December 2019 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Lindie Barnard, ‘n hengelaar, het onlangs op die strand in die omgewing van Myl 4 op ‘n dooie stompneusdolfyn afgekom. Sy...

First MRF plant for Erongo

7 months ago - 17 November 2019 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The first material recovery facility (MRF) in the Erongo region was launched at Rent-a-Drum in Swakopmund on Friday. The N$2 million...

NaDEET gets new centre

8 months ago - 30 October 2019 | Environment

Swakopmund · Adolf Kaure The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) urban sustainability centre was recently launched in Swakopmund.Registered in Namibia as a non-profit...

Getting the town clean

9 months 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...

Fewer birds counted

11 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...

Working towards a cleaner Namibia

11 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...

Environment

Heffings op plastieksakke help

1 year - 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...

Cleanest town battle heats up

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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 ...

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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...

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