Environment

Elephant calf dies shortly after birth

5 days 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 the midday sun.After birth, the calf had tried valiantly to...

Seal deaths worry researchers

6 days 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 colonies, are littered with the foetuses of aborted Cape fur...

Celebrating World Rhino Day

1 month - 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 said his ministry takes pride in the fact that Namibia...

EHRA celebrates World Elephant Day

2 months ago - 12 August 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] mark World Elephant Day today, the organisation responsible for the protection of pachyderms, EHRA, announced the construction of an innovative, elephant-oriented education centre.The centre will be built near the existing EHRA camp...

Beskerming van oseaanstelsel noodsaaklik

3 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Environment

Ons het ’n nuwe verhouding tussen die mens en die oseaan nodig om die voortgesette oorlewing van die verskillende lewensnoodsaaklike funksies van die see te verseker, sê navorsing wat verlede week in die joernaal Nature...

Elephants protected at all costs

4 months 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,...

Ten elephants culled

4 months ago - 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...

Neckartal Fascinates

5 months ago - 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...

Rössmund says goodbye to ‘Christmas’ elephant

6 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...

Mass deaths of leatherbacks a puzzle

6 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...

Olyfbome in die dorre woestyn

7 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

10 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...

Environment

NaDEET gets new centre

11 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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...

Noem-Noem groet

1 year - 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...

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...

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