Environment

Kunene lion assessment will show population

1 week ago - 14 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe environment ministry has completed a ground and aerial assessment of the state of the desert-adapted lion population in the Kunene Region.The assessment established the status and condition of the desert-adapted lion population, the...

Exclude heritage sites from exploration

1 week ago - 11 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe proposed oil and gas development in the Kavango Region over an estimated 25-year period may have irreparable and detrimental impacts on world heritage sites.The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) should...

‘We have to reduce our waste’: Kazapua

1 week ago - 09 June 2021 | Environment

NAMPALÜDERITZIt is important for local authorities to move to a circular economy to reduce waste going to landfills, Namibia Green Towns facilitator Lydia Kandetu Kazapua has said.Kazapua said at a meeting on Monday that many...

Elephant sale moving forward

2 weeks ago - 07 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Four months after the bidding process closed, negotiations have been completed with regards to the sale of 170 elephants from...

Unam conducts maize, mahangu seed evaluation trials

2 weeks ago - 02 June 2021 | Environment

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI THE University of Namibia (Unam) will conduct maize and mahangu seed evaluation trials for a period of five years. The project is expected to research the seeds of...

Erindi sells elephants to billionaire Sardarov

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SmitWINDHOEKA herd of 13 elephants has been bought, captured and moved from the Erindi Private Game Reserve to the Marula Game Ranch near Dordabis,...

Kaza discusses oil and gas

1 month - 21 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe exploration of oil and gas within the Kavango–Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) formed part of the discussions at the during the 12th...

Kaza discusses oil and gas

1 month - 21 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe exploration of oil and gas within the Kavango–Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) formed part of the discussions at the during the 12th...

Cattle ordered out of national park

1 month - 21 May 2021 | Environment

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUAn order by the environment ministry for Kavango farmers to remove their cattle from the Bwabwata National Park has reignited a debate about the...

KAZA project will tackle human-wildlife conflict

1 month - 17 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKTourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) is a hotspot area for human-wildlife conflict in...

Elephant auction in limbo

1 month - 14 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThere is still no news about the auction of 170 elephants from Namibia, despite government already having received five...

Probe into wildlife keeping

1 month - 11 May 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe environment ministry has formed a national task team to investigate incidents that have surfaced where owners of private farms,...

Environment

N$127k raised through ‘problem’ elephant...

1 month - 28 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK A rogue elephant that was hunted this weekend would have died a painful death if it was not killed...

‘Problem’ elephant put down

1 month - 27 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA rogue elephant which caused a threat to the livestock industry has...

Starving Kunene lions a crime...

1 month - 23 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia’s wildlife conservation has once again come under the spotlight of the international community after shocking videos were shared on social media about emaciated...

Nearly half of Namibia under...

2 months ago - 21 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKMore than 45% of Namibia’s land surface was under conservation by 2019.In 2019 the land under community conservation, which includes conservancies and community forests,...

Namibia aims for 92% greenhouse...

2 months ago - 19 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 92% by 2030, a project which is estimated to cost more than N$100 billion.This is...

Authorities struggle to manage human-wildlife...

2 months ago - 19 April 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWhile the African savanna elephant was recently reclassified as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Namibia maintains that it has...

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