Environment

Otjozondjupa must clean up

2 weeks ago - 13 March 2017 | Environment

Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge last week launched the region's waste management forum.The main objective of the forum is to develop a sustainable waste management framework document that will guide the activities of the town's...

Oongandu otadhi vulu okugandja omauwanawa koshigwana

2 weeks ago - 13 March 2017 | Environment

Ekwatathano tali londo pombanda pokati kaantu noongandu momilonga dhomonooli yaNamibia olyo tali etitha e yo pombanda lyiiponokela tayi ningilwa aantu koongandu.Onkalo yimwe natango omwaalu omunene gwoongandu ngoka tagu si ondjala momilonga omolwa ...

Croc are not utilised

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2017 | Environment

Increased contact between people and crocodiles in Namibia's northern rivers is contributing to an increase in crocodile attacks on humans and livestock.Others factors are a growing crocodile population which is going hungry because of overfishing...

Money down the drain

2 weeks ago - 08 March 2017 | Environment

Less than 10% of finance from international climate funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change impacts and adopt clean energy is reaching local-level projects, finance researchers say.In part, that is because international climate...

Fundraising for wildlife protection

2 weeks ago - 07 March 2017 | Environment

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism last week held its first fundraising event in an effort to raise money for protecting the country's wildlife. Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta said the government was concerned about poaching...

Outjo protests Chinese donkey abattoir

3 weeks ago - 06 March 2017 | Environment

A newly formed Outjo residents' group on Friday handed over a petition protesting the sale of land to a Chinese company that intends to build...

Elephant numbers up, conflicts down

3 weeks ago - 06 March 2017 | Environment

While Namibia's elephant population has been steadily growing it has of late been featured in the news for an incident of human-wildlife conflict and just...

Little money for Wildlife Protection Service

3 weeks ago - 06 March 2017 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta recently briefed the National Assembly on the work his ministry was doing to stem wildlife poaching.This was in response to a...

More investment needed in reducing human-wildlife conflict

3 weeks ago - 03 March 2017 | Environment

The CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, Chris Brown, says the ministry of environment needs to invest more in mitigating human-wildlife conflict otherwise the...

Logging at Zambezi Green Scheme still on hold

3 weeks ago - 02 March 2017 | Environment

The cutting of at least 70 high-value trees in or near a Green Scheme construction site in the Zambezi Region was conducted illegally, forestry officials...

Schlip residents protest gender violence

3 weeks ago - 02 March 2017 | Environment

Approximately 120 residents of Schlip settlement in the Hardap Region this week took to the streets in protest of violence against women and children at...

Human-wildlife conflict intensifies

3 weeks ago - 02 March 2017 | Environment

During the past five years nearly 60 people have been killed by wild animals while 11 were injured. A massive 25 867 livestock which includes...

Environment

Nine killed in animal attacks

1 month - 17 February 2017 | Environment

It is not even two months into the year and already six people have been killed by wild animals. The number is staggeringly high as...

Chinese logging operation halted

1 month - 10 February 2017 | Environment

A probe into suspicious logging by a Chinese company near the construction site of a new green scheme in the Zambezi Region has led to...

ISAP receives 'Protector'

1 month - 10 February 2017 | Environment

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) this week handed over a two-seater Piper Super Cub aircraft, nicknamed 'The Protector', to the organisation Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP)...

Lion bones for Asian market

1 month - 08 February 2017 | Environment

Wildlife traffickers in a major African park have been offering rewards for a full lion carcass, raising concerns that poachers are increasingly targeting a vulnerable...

Shifeta wants a wildlife court

1 month - 07 February 2017 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT Foreigners who are found guilty of wildlife crimes should serve out their sentences, be deported and should not be allowed back in Namibia.This...

Drones agitate Omatjete ellies

1 month - 07 February 2017 | Environment

Tourists visiting the Omatjete area of the Erongo Region have been cautioned to stop filming elephants with drones because the instruments agitate the animals and...

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