Environment

Missing hiker alive and well

2 days ago - 20 May 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT A 31-year-old Namibian, who went missing last week while hiking in a park in California, has been found alive and well. There was a happy ending for Deon Ndilula’s family and loved ones...

Stray lions kill three cattle

2 days ago - 20 May 2019 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOTwo stray lions killed three cattle last week in the grazing area near the Ongandjera salt pan at Okakewa.Okakewa is situated near Amarika in the Omusati Region.According to Otamanzi constituency councillor Johannes Iyambo the...

Environment ministry steps up inspections

2 days ago - 20 May 2019 | Environment

The environment ministry stepped up its inspections during the 2018/19 financial year, despite ongoing government financial woes, and issued 39 compliance orders to those in contravention of the Environmental Management Act.This was confirmed by deputy...

Budget cuts bite parks

2 days ago - 20 May 2019 | Environment

The tourism ministry is experiencing major challenges with the maintenance and the upgrading of infrastructure in protected areas, due to budget cuts. Deputy tourism minister Bernadette Jagger said during the ministry's recent budget motivation speech...

Behati fights for Namibia's rhino

5 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Environment

Supermodel Behati Prinsloo is back in her motherland in an effort to help save the rhino which in recent years has been increasingly targeted by poachers. The 30-year-old model who is married to Maroon 5...

Trophy hunting at death's door

1 week ago - 15 May 2019 | Environment

The financial contribution of trophy hunting to conservation in Africa is insignificant, and the practice could soon become an anachronism. According to a new...

Wild animals put livestock, people at risk

1 week ago - 14 May 2019 | Environment

The ministry of environment and tourism has reported that many of the wild animals that escaped from Etosha National Park last few months have returned...

Illegal wood valued at N$900k

1 week ago - 14 May 2019 | Environment

Illegally harvested wood to the value of N$895 551 was sold at public auctions during the 2018/19 financial year.This is according to a technical paper...

March against timber harvesting

1 week ago - 13 May 2019 | Environment

The Namibian Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) held a peaceful demonstration against illegal timber harvesting in Windhoek on Saturday.The demonstration follows reports of illegal timber...

Arrest timber looters - Ndeitunga

1 week ago - 09 May 2019 | Environment

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has instructed his regional officers to arrest those who continue to engage in unlawful logging.This follows a letter from environment ministry...

Geingob supports legal ivory trade

1 week ago - 09 May 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT President Hage Geingob has expressed concern over the increasing costs and security implications of holding ivory stocks and reiterated Namibia’s favourable stance towards...

Ellies under the spotlight

2 weeks ago - 08 May 2019 | Environment

President Hage Geingob yesterday attended the world's biggest elephant population summit in the town of Kasane in Botswana. The much-publicised elephant conference kicked off on...

Environment

PektraNam's environmental report out

3 weeks ago - 30 April 2019 | Environment

Pektranam Logistics, one of the South African companies intending to trans-ship manganese ore via Lüderitz harbour, has called for comments on its environmental impact assessment...

Cracks in lion early-warning system

3 weeks ago - 26 April 2019 | Environment

The killing of a pregnant and collared lioness in Namibia's Torra Conservancy over the weekend has raised questions over the implementation of an early-warning system...

Sand miners petition NCCI

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Environment

Sand miners have petitioned the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) over environment minister Pohamba Shifeta's order to suspend environmental clearance certificates granted to...

Naku ponokelwa konkoshi a hokolola

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Environment

Elia Usiku, 49-omukalimo gwomUukwiyu-Uushona moshitopolwa shaShana okwa hokolola kombinga yoshiningwanima shoka sha ningwa momasiku 23 gaMaalitsa, ta popi kutya esiku ndyoka ite li dhimbwa...

Rhino poacher crushed by elephant,...

1 month - 08 April 2019 | Environment

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said...

Ultimate Safaris and Cymot join...

1 month - 08 April 2019 | Environment

?Ultimate Safaris and Cymot have joined forces in a new conservation initiative under the banner of the Conservation Travel Foundation. The initiative, titled 'Pack for...

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