Environment

Lions are now livestock in SA

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Environment

The Operators and Professional Hunting Associations of Africa (OPHAA), which includes Namibia, has expressed concern over South Africa's reclassification of more than 30 species as farm animals. Lions, cheetahs, rhinos and zebras were among 33...

Shifeta leads delegation to global conference

1 week ago - 02 December 2019 | Environment

Namibia will participate at this year's United Nations climate-change conference, also known as COP 25, which starts today. The 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is...

Unethical hunting has no place in Namibia

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has made it clear that there is no place in Namibia for unethical hunting, which will damage the country's reputation.Shifeta, who was speaking at the annual general meeting of the Namibia...

Don’t waste your e-waste

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2019 | Environment

Mariselle Stofberg“Recycling is important for all, not just companies. If we don’t want to ‘live in a trashcan,’ recycling is for us.”The chief executive officer of NamiGreen E-waste, Per E. Hansen, believes recycling is the...

Sustainability has never been a waste

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2019 | Environment

In support of its commitment to, and passion for environmental sustainability, Pick n Pay (PnP) Namibia – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – appointed and signed a contract with BEE (Be...

Plastic bag levy boosts local production

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2019 | Environment

AUGETTO GRAIG Plastic bags litter Namibia and add to the negative impact of climate change currently laying waste to the economy. The government has...

Plastic bag levy boosts local production

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2019 | Environment

AUGETTO GRAIG Plastic bags litter Namibia and add to the negative impact of climate change currently laying waste to the economy. The government has...

Clearing the shelters one adoption at a time

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2019 | Environment

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Windhoek held their Clear the Shelter day on Saturday, 9 November. A total of...

Devil's claw under threat

1 month - 14 November 2019 | Environment

The increase in illegal grazing in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy and Community Forest, as well as illegal fences in the N#a Jaqna Conservancy and Community...

Shifeta warns sand miners

1 month - 11 November 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has warned sand miners that they will be held responsible for any deaths caused by their damage to the environment.He said...

Environmental clearance now online

1 month - 28 October 2019 | Environment

In order to improve the environmental clearance process the environment ministry has implemented an on-line application system. Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta says the...

Biodiversity generates N$13 billion

1 month - 16 October 2019 | Environment

It is estimated that approximately N$13 billion in revenue is generated annually from biodiversity, with an estimated 40% of this accounted for by tourism and...

Environment

Conference looks at bio-economy potential

2 months ago - 09 October 2019 | Environment

The Hanns Seidel Foundation last week hosted a national conference themed 'The current status of sustainable natural resource management in Namibia and ways to unlock...

Concerns mount over ­hardwood plundering

2 months ago - 07 October 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta says the ministry is still worried about the commercial harvesting of slow-growing hardwood trees for exporting overseas. He was speaking at...

Seabed mining 'too risky'

2 months ago - 07 October 2019 | Environment

Fisheries minister Bernard Esau says the ocean is in enough trouble with climate change and pollution, and should not be further destabilised by deep-sea mining...

Giraffe meat was anti-poaching unit...

2 months ago - 04 October 2019 | Environment

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) says a giraffe carcass discovered in a freezer at one of its resorts was not illegally hunted.This was said yesterday by...

Govt 'will protect the ocean'

2 months ago - 25 September 2019 | Environment

President Hage Geingob has stressed Namibia's commitment to protecting the ocean and the country's fishing sector.This is amidst growing fears in the country that a...

Job visa not required for...

2 months ago - 24 September 2019 | Environment

Employment permits will no longer be required for individuals who wish to enter Namibia for conservation tourism, but they will have to apply for holiday...

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