Environment

N$40k for 76 small stock slaughtered by lions

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA farmer from the Kunene Region will be paid N$40 000 in line with the National Human-Wildlife Conflict Management’s self-reliance scheme for his 76 small stock that were killed by...

Okavango River Basin ‘will be protected’

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKMember states of the Okavango River Basin Water Commission (Okacom) have agreed that should ReconAfrica’s oil exploration pose a significant threat to the integrity of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin at any stage, it will...

Okonjima video borders on blackmail - ministry

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism ministry has condemned a video being circulated by the Okonjima Nature Reserve seeking to raise funds for rhino conservation.The ministry called the video unethical, reckless and bordering on blackmail. Okonjima in the...

Napha condemns ‘gay rhino’ video

3 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Namibia Professional Hunting Association (Napha) has condemned a controversial rhino video posted by the Okonjima Nature Reserve on several social media platforms, calling it tasteless.The association said they can only hope that that...

Community gardening initiative handed over to City

1 month - 02 July 2021 | Environment

Staff reporter The City of Windhoek has taken over activities at Farm Okukuna in Windhoek’s Goreangab informal settlement. The World Future Council recently handed it over to the municipality.Farm Okukuna was started in 2018 as...

Communities lash out at Born Free Foundation

1 month - 01 July 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKCommunity leaders from six African countries, including Namibia, are accusing the Born Free Foundation of waging a campaign of disinformation against trophy hunting that...

Breakaway rumours from CITES surface again

1 month - 29 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministers responsible for environment, natural...

Breakaway rumours from CITES surface again

1 month - 29 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministers responsible for environment, natural resources and tourism have approved an Advisory Paper on Management and Disposal of...

Namibia works on restoring environment

1 month - 24 June 2021 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWorld Environment Day was commemorated earlier this month under the theme ‘ecosystem restoration’ in the Kavango West Region.The day was celebrated in collaboration with...

Kunene lion assessment will show population

1 month - 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...

Exclude heritage sites from exploration

1 month - 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...

‘We have to reduce our waste’: Kazapua

1 month - 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...

Environment

Unam conducts maize, mahangu seed...

2 months 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...

Erindi sells elephants to billionaire...

2 months 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

2 months ago - 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

2 months ago - 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...

2 months ago - 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...

2 months ago - 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...

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