Environment

Easter fun with NDP

2 weeks 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 the NDP, explained that the Easter weekend educational event takes...

Youth climate activists urge president to save Okavango Delta

3 weeks 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 people to send direct messages to the Namibian presidency by...

Eerste skatting van Namibië se dolfynbevolkings

1 month - 01 March 2021 | Environment

Kus Die Namibiese eilande se mariene bewaringsgebied (bekend as NIMPA), wat 25% van die algehele kuslyn van Namibië beslaan, en een van die grootste mariene bewaringsgebiede in Afrika is, is die tuiste van...

Is La Niña responsible for seal deaths?

1 month - 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 of 2020.The research stems from innumerable aborted foetuses that were...

Seawater can make desert bloom

1 month - 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 generally unknown.However, Edward Plaatjie of BioPro Trading wants to change...

Communication failure threatens rock art

2 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

2 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 companies

2 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

2 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,...

Clean up at the coast

2 months ago - 05 February 2021 | Environment

Two large-scale clean-up campaigns are taking place in the vicinity of Swakopmund this weekend. Both efforts are organised by private individuals and organisations.For the first,...

Covid could reverse wildlife conservation gains

2 months ago - 03 February 2021 | Environment

There is a real fear that Covid in Africa could reverse 30 years of conservation gains, including communal conservancy programs in multiple countries. As it...

Thousand-year-old baobab falls

4 months ago - 18 December 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund / Divindu ∙ [email protected] An African baobab tree known as 'The Big Baobab' in the Mahango National Park in north-western Namibia collapsed...

Environment

_Meer bewusmaking nodig

4 months ago - 02 December 2020 | Environment

Windhoek - [email protected] 'n Jaar nadat 'n heffing op plastieksakke geplaas is, is vele inwoners steeds nie ingelig oor die doel daarvan nie.Navorsing deur...

Human-wildlife conflict eased

5 months ago - 19 November 2020 | Environment

Okonjota • Erwin LeuschnerThe growing wildlife population, especially of elephants, as well as many years of drought and an increased number of inhabitants and settlements,...

_Voedseltekort gewis één van die...

5 months ago - 29 October 2020 | Environment

Windhoek · [email protected] Navorsers is dit eens dat 'n gebrek aan genoeg kos een van die faktore is wat bydra tot die huidige massa-aborsies...

Elephant calf dies shortly after...

6 months ago - 19 October 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] elephant calf that was born in the Aba Huab River sadly lost its life after three hours of struggling to survive in...

Seal deaths worry researchers

6 months ago - 18 October 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] beach at Pelican Point near Walvis Bay and other beaches along the central Namibian coast where there are several Cape fur seal...

Celebrating World Rhino Day

6 months ago - 22 September 2020 | Environment

Namibia joins the rest of the world in celebrating World Rhino Day today (22 September). The minister of environment, forestry and tourism (MEFT) Pohamba Shifeta...

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