Environment

Stop killing the birds - Irimari

1 hour ago | Environment

ILENI NANDJATO Good rainfall in the north has attracted a rare species of bird that locals have started killing.Oshana governor Elia Irimari has now urged the public to stop the illegal hunting...

Erindi sale in Tweya’s hands

1 day - 20 January 2020 | Environment

OGONE TLHAGE Minister of industrialisation Tjekero Tweya is set to facilitate a public consultative process regarding the planned sale of the Erindi Private Game Reserve to Mexican billionaire Alberto Baillères.The game reserve...

Nyae Nyae actively monitors fires

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Environment

Over the past five years, the Nyae Nyae Conservancy and Community Forest has actively managed and recorded fires in their area. According to a statement issued by the Nyae Nyae Conservancy management committee,...

EIF funds make a difference for San communities

1 week ago - 09 January 2020 | Environment

The San community in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy is using funds provided by the Green Climate Fund and the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) to build a wall to protect water points in their village from...

Conservancies must improve governance

1 week ago - 09 January 2020 | Environment

The biggest challenges for conservancies in Namibia during 2018 were financial mismanagement and non-compliance with standard operating procedures.The 86 registered conservancies and the Kyaramcan Association, which operates as a de facto conservancy in the Bwabwata...

Conservancies contributed N$880 million in 2018

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Environment

A total of N$8.375 billion has been contributed to Namibia's net national income through community conservation since 1990 to the end of 2018, while in...

7 800 wildlife attacks in 2018

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Environment

A total of 7 862 human-wildlife conflict incidents were recorded in Namibia's conservancies during 2018. These were however only recorded in 81 of the 86...

Be festive but obey the law

4 weeks ago - 24 December 2019 | Environment

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has condemned any act of violence against visitors to Namibia and urged tour operators to recommit themselves to ensuring the safety...

Shifeta appoints new advisory council

4 weeks ago - 23 December 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has appointed new members of the Sustainable Development Advisory Council, which will advise on amendments to the Environmental Management Act of...

Climate talks end in compromise

4 weeks ago - 23 December 2019 | Environment

The longest United Nations climate talks on record ended in Madrid, Spain, with a compromise deal. The talks stretched into record overtime before negotiators...

Lions are now livestock in SA

1 month - 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...

Shifeta leads delegation to global conference

1 month - 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...

Environment

Don’t waste your e-waste

1 month - 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...

Sustainability has never been a...

1 month - 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)...

Plastic bag levy boosts local...

2 months 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...

2 months 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...

2 months 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

2 months ago - 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...

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