Environment

Sand miners petition NCCI

2 weeks ago - 10 April 2019 | Environment

Sand miners have petitioned the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) over environment minister Pohamba Shifeta's order to suspend environmental clearance certificates granted to the Uukwambi Traditional Authority for sand mining at Ekamba and...

Naku ponokelwa konkoshi a hokolola

2 weeks ago - 10 April 2019 | Environment

Elia Usiku, 49-omukalimo gwomUukwiyu-Uushona moshitopolwa shaShana okwa hokolola kombinga yoshiningwanima shoka sha ningwa momasiku 23 gaMaalitsa, ta popi kutya esiku ndyoka ite li dhimbwa monkalamwenyo ye, sho a li a kondjo owala noshiti mokuhupiha...

Rhino poacher crushed by elephant, devoured by lions in...

2 weeks ago - 08 April 2019 | Environment

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Monday.South African rangers have recovered the skull of the man...

Ultimate Safaris and Cymot join forces for conservation

2 weeks ago - 08 April 2019 | Environment

?Ultimate Safaris and Cymot have joined forces in a new conservation initiative under the banner of the Conservation Travel Foundation. The initiative, titled 'Pack for Conservation', has resulted in an online portal where visitors to...

Roaming rhinos cause high drama

2 weeks ago - 05 April 2019 | Environment

The environment ministry, which needs at least N$500 million to fix more than 700 kilometres of fencing around the Etosha National Park fence, is increasingly facing wildlife escapes from the park.On Wednesday, there was high...

Clean-up day set for September

2 weeks ago - 04 April 2019 | Environment

Following the success of the nationwide campaign last year, in which more than 250 000 Namibians were involved, the 2019 national clean-up day will take...

Hou's trucks still moving timber

3 weeks ago - 02 April 2019 | Environment

A truck belonging to Chinese national Xuecheng Hou's New Force Logistics CC was spotted transporting a heavy load of timber yesterday, a day after transport...

Uukwambi see red over sand mining

3 weeks ago - 02 April 2019 | Environment

The Uukwambi Traditional Authority is unhappy about the suspension of environmental clearance certificates that had been granted to two villages within its jurisdiction.Environment minister Pohamba...

Making a killing

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2019 | Environment

A Namibian Sun investigation in Kavango, where it is alleged Chinese national Hou 'Josy' Xuecheng and others are continuing with logging, has revealed frenetic activity...

Timber trucks destroy rural roads

4 weeks ago - 27 March 2019 | Environment

Kavango farmers say overloaded timber trucks are destroying rural roads, thereby limiting access to their farms.This was revealed on Monday during a stakeholder consultative meeting...

Namibia's forests at risk

4 weeks ago - 27 March 2019 | Environment

The unprecedented commercial razing of slow-growing hardwood trees for export to China has become a national crisis and is profiting Chinese nationals at the expense...

Push to hunt, trade white rhino

4 weeks ago - 26 March 2019 | Environment

Namibia has proposed the down-listing of its white rhino population to Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna...

Environment

Ya ehamekwa pethimbo lyolukongo wonkoshi

4 weeks ago - 26 March 2019 | Environment

Amalia Sheya, omunaimvo 51 oshowo Festus Fredricks, omunamimvo 29, okwa lopotwa ya ehamekwa pethimbo aanambelewa yopolisi, oshowo aanambelewa yetanga lyegameno pamwe naanambelewa yegameno lyomakuti ...

Shifeta: 'Kape na eteyo lyomiti...

1 month - 18 March 2019 | Environment

Minista Pohamba Shifeta okwa popi mOmutumba gwOpashigwana oshiwike sha piti kutya kaku na eteto neteyo lyomiti lya ningwa konima nkene kwa tulwa po oondjindikila dhokuteta...

N$127 million for climate project

1 month - 08 March 2019 | Environment

The Green Climate Fund recently approved funding for the implementation of a climate-change adaptation protect in Namibia to the tune of N$127 million. The project...

Wildlife Day focuses on human-wildlife...

1 month - 06 March 2019 | Environment

The ministry of environment and tourism will continue to put measures in place to mitigate and prevent human-wildlife conflict. Speaking at a World Wildlife Day...

Timber looting continues

1 month - 05 March 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta yesterday condemned forestry officials who continue to dish out timber harvesting licences without the required environmental clearance certificates, warning that they...

Prospecting in the pipeline

1 month - 26 February 2019 | Environment

An estimated N$10 million to N$20 million will be pumped into the exploration for base and precious metals in the Namib Naukluft National Park, subject...

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