Environment

Prince William meets Mbumba

1 day - 24 September 2018 | Environment

Prince William arrived in Windhoek this afternoon on the first leg of his Africa trip, during which he will promote the fight against wildlife crime. He met with Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba to discuss issues relating...

1 200 rhinos in private care

4 days ago - 21 September 2018 | Environment

While about 1 200 rhinos in Namibia are now in private care, the country is still experiencing high levels of poaching, with 29 rhinos poached this year already.This was announced during a national meeting on...

Iikunino yiinamwenyo itayi tulululwa aantu - Shifeta

6 days ago - 19 September 2018 | Environment

Shifeta okwa popi ngaaka ta yamukula momathaneko ngoka ga ningwa, opo omwaalu gwuunene woshikunino shEtosha gushunithwe pevi momuvule okutulululwa aantu mehala ndyoka.Omathaneko ngoka oga ningwa onga omagwedhelepo pethimbo lyoonkundathana kombinga dhevi ndhoka dha...

Parks will not be cut up

1 week ago - 18 September 2018 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta says he will never allow national parks to be reduced in size for the settlement of people.His fierce reaction followed a call for reducing the size of the Etosha National Park...

Omilandu omipe kombinga yemino lyevi

1 week ago - 18 September 2018 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT Momulandu omupe ngoka tagu tulwa miilonga kuuministeli womidhingoloko, onga oonkambadhala dhokukondolola emino lyomavi, otagu utha kutya itaku ka gandjwa we ezimino kemino lyevi, pwaahena ezimino okuza kelelo lyopamuthigululwakalo. Uuministeli natango owa tokola kutya...

Lion dies during capture

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | Environment

The environment ministry has confirmed that a male lion died due to capture stress during a recent translocation of lions from the Erongo to the...

N$10k per day to keep a rhino

3 weeks ago - 30 August 2018 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has again spoken up about the drawbacks for Namibia of not being able to sell its ivory and rhino horn stockpiles....

New life for cheetah relocation to India

3 weeks ago - 30 August 2018 | Environment

The ambitious project by India to relocate cheetahs from Namibia is in the spotlight again with a request to revive the plan which was originally...

Namibians to cough up for plastic bags

1 month - 24 August 2018 | Environment

Namibians will soon have to pay for plastic shopping bags.Although it is not yet clear when the new levy will be introduced, the cabinet confirmed...

Game fund faces declining revenues

1 month - 23 August 2018 | Environment

Despite collecting N$13.7 million in funds, of which N$11 million came from trophy hunting last year, the Game Product Trust Fund is still beset by...

Lion rangers critical for Kunene

1 month - 23 August 2018 | Environment

In just three months, a human-wildlife support unit responded to 26 cases of conflict situations between humans and lions in the Kunene Region. From May...

Northwest winning poaching war

1 month - 22 August 2018 | Environment

Rhino poaching in the northwest of Namibia has declined by 80% since it peaked in 2013. This is according to the CEO of Save the...

Environment

Billions for biodiversity

1 month - 09 August 2018 | Environment

The value of ecosystem services in Namibia exceeds N$13 billion per year, while the biodiversity expenditure is slightly more than N$1 billion annually. This is...

No donkey abattoirs in Nam

1 month - 08 August 2018 | Environment

Plans for a donkey abattoir at Okahandja with a slaughter rate of 100 animals a day were quashed after the environment ministry rejected an environmental...

Grants target 76 000 in...

1 month - 02 August 2018 | Environment

A call for proposals has been made, aiming to reach 76 000 beneficiaries in the communal areas of Namibia. The call will stand for three...

Environment PS retires

1 month - 01 August 2018 | Environment

Dr Malan Lindeque, who has massive institutional knowledge on conservation and its related fields, has retired from his position as environment and tourism permanent secretary....

Review of leopard export quotas

2 months ago - 26 July 2018 | Environment

Namibia is currently performing a full survey to ascertain leopard numbers in the country. A review of the leopard export quotas in Namibia is thus...

Namibia a major e-waste producer

2 months ago - 20 July 2018 | Environment

Namibia is ranked as the seventh highest producer of electronic and electric waste (e-waste) in Africa, primarily because of the relatively high living standards of...

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