Environment

SPYL says no to phosphate

2 days ago - 18 September 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has called on environment minister Pohamba Shifeta not to allow marine phosphate mining in Namibia because it would endanger marine resources.The SPYL urged...

Activists slam Nam's 'pay to slay' hunting

1 week ago - 13 September 2019 | Environment

The hunting of Namibia's black rhino is in the international spotlight again, with conservation and animal welfare groups calling for an end to the “pay-to-slay scheme” that delivers rhino trophies to wealthy Americans, saying it...

Indigenous plants key in poverty battle

1 week ago - 11 September 2019 | Environment

The sustainable wild harvesting and trade in indigenous natural plants has the potential to contribute significantly to the alleviation of rural poverty and the conservation of natural resources.This is according to environment minister Pohamba Shifeta,...

'To hell with phosphate'

1 week ago - 11 September 2019 | Environment

As the controversial marine phosphate mining saga yesterday headed back to the Windhoek High Court, anti-phosphate protestors took to the capital's streets to make their voices heard.The protest was led by the National Union of...

200 000 to benefit from climate grant

2 weeks ago - 06 September 2019 | Environment

More than 200 000 people will benefit from the recent grant that the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) secured from the Green Climate Fund. Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta this week announced the grant for the project...

Namibia disappointed in CITES

2 weeks ago - 06 September 2019 | Environment

Environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says Namibia was disappointed with the decisions made by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild...

Shifeta a tulapo omulandu omupe

2 weeks ago - 04 September 2019 | Environment

Ominista yomidhingoloko, Pohamba Shifeta oya gandja etseyitho kutya iilikolomwa ayihe yopaiyemo okuza muukongo oya pumbwa okupitila momayalulo goombaanga dhuuministeli opo ku vule okukalekwapo uuyelele...

Ministry stops pilfering of hunting fees

2 weeks ago - 03 September 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has issued a directive that all proceeds from hunting concessions must be channelled through the ministry's account in order to improve...

Aerial wildlife survey coming

2 weeks ago - 03 September 2019 | Environment

An aerial wildlife survey will be conducted for the Zambezi and Kavango regions, including the Bwabwata and Khaudum national parks and parts of its neighbouring...

Prioritiseer jou omgewing

2 weeks ago - 03 September 2019 | Environment

Mariselle StofbergWeens die toename in stropery in die land het die Regshulpsentrum (LAC) ? projek van stapel gestuur wat fokus op omgewingsbewustheid en natuurbeskerming...

Learning about wildlife protection

2 weeks ago - 02 September 2019 | Environment

The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) is conducting an advocacy programme on environment and wildlife protection in the Zambezi Region.This forms part of Partnership against Poaching...

EIF secures N$127m grant

3 weeks ago - 30 August 2019 | Environment

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) has signed yet another agreement worth N$127 million with the Green Climate Fund (GCF). EIF chief...

Environment

Success at CoP

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2019 | Environment

Namibia and other several other South African countries have successfully defeated a proposal to close all remaining legal domestic ivory markets at the 18th meeting...

Dumpsite scramble

4 weeks ago - 23 August 2019 | Environment

Several municipalities are moving fast to comply with the ministry of environment's new regulations, which require towns to obtain environmental clearance certificates for their dumpsites.So...

Buchters livid about manganese

1 month - 20 August 2019 | Environment

The transportation of manganese ore in open TransNamib wagons, exposed to gale-force winds, once again has Lüderitz residents up in arms over the government's apparent...

Plastic bag levy gazetted

1 month - 12 August 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITAn environmental levy on plastic shopping bags has finally been gazetted and will amount to 50c per bag.The new levy was published in the...

Cites concerned about poaching

1 month - 12 August 2019 | Environment

A report that will be up for discussion at this week's World Wildlife Conference highlights inconsistencies in the exporting of rhino trophies from Namibia and...

Hippos trapped in drying Chobe

1 month - 06 August 2019 | Environment

More than 60 hippos are trapped in the shallow waters of the Chobe River between Namibia and Botswana, which is drying out due to the...

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