Environment

Buchters livid about manganese

2 days ago - 20 August 2019 | Environment

The transportation of manganese ore in open TransNamib wagons, exposed to gale-force winds, once again has L├╝deritz residents up in arms over the government's apparent inability to act against environmental transgressions. TradePort Namibia, a...

Plastic bag levy gazetted

1 week ago - 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 Government Gazette of 2 August, but according to the spokesperson...

Cites concerned about poaching

1 week ago - 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 says that 295 rhinos have been poached in Namibia between...

Hippos trapped in drying Chobe

2 weeks ago - 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 drought. Environment ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda confirmed on Friday that...

Total plastic ban on the cards

3 weeks ago - 26 July 2019 | Environment

A wholesale ban on plastic packaging by 2022 is on the cards for Namibia. Environment and tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta this week said discussions were under way that could lead to a complete plastic packaging...

Rosewood harvesting unsustainable

1 month - 12 July 2019 | Environment

The commercial harvesting of rosewood and other hardwood species is unsustainable and should not be allowed in Namibia, says the executive director in the ministry...

Giraffe suffers silent extinction

1 month - 24 June 2019 | Environment

World Giraffe day is celebrated annually on 21 June to help mobilise support and raise awareness of the threats faced by giraffes around Africa that...

40 000 to benefit from agri project

2 months ago - 18 June 2019 | Environment

More than 40 000 beneficiaries are expected to benefit from a climate change project in the Kunene Region.This is 57% of the total population of...

Illegal timber harvesting at Ohangwena

2 months ago - 13 June 2019 | Environment

Forestry officials in Ohangwena are not aware of the illegal sale and harvesting of timber taking place in the region. Illegal harvesters operate along the...

Eteyo lyomiti shaaheli paveta mOhangwena

2 months ago - 13 June 2019 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOAanambelewa yegameno lyomakuti moshitopolwa shaHangwena kaye na ontseyo kombinga yelanditho lyiiti oshowo eteyo lyiiti ndyoka tali ningwa moshitopolwa shoka.Aateyi yomiti shaaheli paveta otaya longele...

Govt can't block Erindi sale

2 months ago - 07 June 2019 | Environment

The prospective buyer of Erindi Private Game Reserve has hit back at the government, saying all relevant approvals for the sale had been obtained from...

Climate change disastrous

2 months ago - 07 June 2019 | Environment

Namibia's economy is highly dependent on climate-change-sensitive sectors such as agriculture, livestock ranching, crop production and fishing. Therefore, climate change impacts can be catastrophic for...

Environment

Omahwahwameko gegameno lyoonyushi

2 months ago - 27 May 2019 | Environment

Omukwashigwana gwaNamibia ngoka ha munu nokutekula oonyushi okwa pula AaNamibia opo ya kutheko nuudhiginini ongeshefa yoonyushi nokuyambidhidha ongeshefa yokulonga omagadhi goonyushi omanga a popi...

Emino lyevi kali shi epuko...

2 months ago - 24 May 2019 | Environment

Elelo lyopamudhigululwakalo lyUukwambi Traditional Authority itali vulu okupewa uusama omolwa emino lyevi lyaaheli paveta ndyoka lya ningwa pIiheke yaNakele oshowo mOnanime, omahala ngoka ge...

Missing hiker alive and well...

3 months 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...

Stray lions kill three cattle

3 months 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...

Environment ministry steps up inspections

3 months 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...

Budget cuts bite parks

3 months 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...

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