Environment

KAZA elephants could be dying of stress - Shifeta

1 day - 14 July 2020 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOONDANGWAEnvironment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says overpopulation could be the reason for the unexplained deaths of more than 350 of elephants in the Kavango–Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) in the past few months.Shifeta...

Anti-poaching dog unit given teeth

5 days ago - 10 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe environment ministry has purchased four more dogs for to expand its anti-poaching dog unit.Currently the dog unit has four dogs, Alex, Benno, Baron and Nora, stationed at the Waterberg Wildlife Protection and Law...

More than 200 000 benefit from EIF projects

5 days ago - 10 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA total of 238 000 people are expected to benefit from current projects funded by the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF).Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta said this at the appointment of the new board...

San's existence under threat

6 days ago - 09 July 2020 | Environment

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK The San's environment is constantly under threat, and while they were once able to sustain themselves and their way of life, their very existence is now under threat due to...

Elephants, predators cause havoc

1 week ago - 08 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Livestock Producers' Organisation (LPO) has urgently appealed to the agriculture ministry for intervention regarding predator and elephant problems farmers are facing.Regional representatives of the LPO gave feedback at their management meeting last week...

Conservancy consultations resume after lockdown

1 week ago - 08 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe N?a Jaqna Conservancy has resumed village consultation meetings with its members that were put on hold earlier this year due to the coronavirus...

B2Gold project steps in to save rhinos

1 week ago - 08 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKLocal organisations supporting conservation in Namibia have seen their budgets slashed by up to 30%, as the coronavirus pandemic significantly impacts the world's economy.Among...

Erindi sale now hinges on Baillères business plan

1 week ago - 06 July 2020 | Environment

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKMexican billionaire Alberto Baillères has asked for more time to submit a business plan to the office of trade minister Lucia Iipumbu for his...

30 giraffes translocated

1 week ago - 06 July 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThirty giraffes were translocated to two communal conservancies and a national park in Namibia during June to boost existing giraffe populations and increase genetic...

Geingob receives wildlife postcards

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2020 | Environment

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEK The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) last week handed over 160 postcards written by learners from the Zambezi and Khomas regions to President Hage...

Littering and pollution rampant

1 month - 08 June 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKDeforestation and the illegal harvesting of timber and other forest resources have become so common in recent years that the health of precious woodland...

Tourism budget now N$584m

1 month - 08 June 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith forestry now falling under the environment and tourism ministry, the budget allocated to the ministry has increased slightly for this financial year.The budget...

Environment

Two elephants killed within a...

2 months ago - 14 May 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Two elephants have been killed within a week of each other. One of the animals was killed...

Elephant conflicts escalate

2 months ago - 28 April 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK In light of escalating cases of human-wildlife conflict involving elephants, the...

Apollo finds a new home

2 months ago - 22 April 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe elephant bull that took up residence in the Swakop River and was relocated to the Zannier Reserve by N/a'an ku sê in a...

Desperate race to save the...

2 months ago - 20 April 2020 | Environment

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK Driven by the need to serve remote communities far from its international field research and education centre at Otjiwarongo, the Cheetah...

Desperate race to save the...

2 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Environment

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKDriven by the need to serve remote communities far from its international field research and education centre at Otjiwarongo, the Cheetah...

Namibia loses bid to fast-track...

2 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA federal judge in the United States last week dismissed an application by trophy hunters and the Namibian government to expedite the process...

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