Environment

Hydrogeological map launched

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] The minister of agriculture, water and land reform says that, in his opinion, a total ban on prospecting and mining activities should be placed on the vulnerable Stampriet aquifer.“Exploration in the...

Beached whales no cause for concern

2 weeks ago - 06 October 2021 | Environment

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Three whales have stranded in the past two weeks. Two humpback whales beached at Langstrand and in Henties Bay, while a rare southern right whale stranded in the vicinity...

Half a million raised through Brandberg climb

4 weeks ago - 27 September 2021 | Environment

Brandberg The Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA) team recently raised N$500 000 for their elephant conservation work, after climbing Namibia’s highest mountain, the Brandberg.EHRA began preparing in March to reach Brandberg’s highest peak. However,...

Leading by example

1 month - 25 September 2021 | Environment

Close to 100 Namdock employees and locals joined people from 180 countries across the globe in support of World Clean-up Day and Coastal Clean-up Day recently.The 98 employees led by the CEO Heritha Muyoba voluntarily...

Duitse skip kom Benguella bestudeer

2 months ago - 25 August 2021 | Environment

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] ’n Duitse navorsingskip, die RV Sonne, het Vrydag uit Duitsland vertrek om die Benguella-stelsel langs die Namibiese en Suid-Afrikaanse kus te bestudeer.Tydens dié sending, van sowat twee maande, wil die...

Gobabeb undertakes bio-diversity research

2 months ago - 14 August 2021 | Environment

Staff Reporter Some 100 kilometres south-east of the coastal town of Walvis Bay lies the Gobabeb Desert Research Station on the northern bank...

Biodiversiteitsdata nou geredelik beskikbaar

2 months ago - 31 July 2021 | Environment

Windhoek - [email protected] Namibië het vandeesmaand die 21ste land in Afrika geword wat as lid by die GBIF-netwerk aangesluit het – 'n internasionale organisasie...

Sustainability rewarded

5 months ago - 25 May 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Steffi Balzar The Sustainable Development Awards were presented in the capital for the third time on Friday. Hosted by the Sustainable Development...

Rare blue whale beaches

5 months ago - 28 April 2021 | Environment

Walvis Bay • [email protected] A blue whale, which is a very rare species, was found floating in the ocean near Walvis Bay on...

Two dead whales reported

6 months ago - 26 April 2021 | Environment

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Namibian Dolphin Project (NDP) confirmed that it had received a report of a dead whale floating in the vicinity of...

Easter fun with NDP

6 months ago - 02 April 2021 | Environment

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The Namibia Dolphin Project (NDP) hosts Easter activities to keep the little ones busy. Bridget James, a PhD candidate at...

Youth climate activists urge president to save Okavango Delta

6 months ago - 31 March 2021 | Environment

Nearly 150 000 people have signed a petition by Rainforest Rescue supporting their mission to save the Okavango Delta.Now, Fridays For Future Windhoek is urging...

Environment

Is La Niña responsible for...

8 months ago - 24 February 2021 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Experts have now established the reason for hundreds of female Cape fur seals aborting their foetuses during the last months...

Seawater can make desert bloom

8 months ago - 23 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] The words “agriculture” and “seawater” are rarely used in the same sentence in Namibia, and to link the two concepts is...

Communication failure threatens rock art

8 months ago - 15 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] The environment ministry denies any knowledge of a resolution to withdraw the environmental clearance certificates (ECC) issued to mining companies accused...

Hunters defend Namibia’s elephant sale

8 months ago - 14 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • Ellanie SmitIf the survival of elephants and other game species are to be ensured in a sustainable manner, Namibia has to accept...

Activists win against Goliath mining...

8 months ago - 10 February 2021 | Environment

Windhoek • [email protected] community activists and a Namibian farmer have chalked up a hard-fought victory against mining companies in the Erongo region after authorities shut...

Strandskoonmaak operasie ’n reusesukses

8 months ago - 07 February 2021 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Sowat 100 hengelaars het die strande vanaf Myl 6 tot Myl 14 vandag beset – nie om vis te vang nie,...

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