Environment

40 000 to benefit from agri project

2 days ago - 18 June 2019 | Environment

More than 40 000 beneficiaries are expected to benefit from a climate change project in the Kunene Region.This is 57% of the total population of the Kunene and 50% of the beneficiaries will be women.This...

Illegal timber harvesting at Ohangwena

1 week ago - 13 June 2019 | Environment

Forestry officials in Ohangwena are not aware of the illegal sale and harvesting of timber taking place in the region. Illegal harvesters operate along the Eenhana-Okongo-Mpungu road, where they sell timber from trees cut down...

Eteyo lyomiti shaaheli paveta mOhangwena

1 week ago - 13 June 2019 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOAanambelewa yegameno lyomakuti moshitopolwa shaHangwena kaye na ontseyo kombinga yelanditho lyiiti oshowo eteyo lyiiti ndyoka tali ningwa moshitopolwa shoka.Aateyi yomiti shaaheli paveta otaya longele mondjila yEenhana-Okongo-Mpungu moka taya landithile woo iiti mbyoka ya...

Govt can't block Erindi sale

1 week ago - 07 June 2019 | Environment

The prospective buyer of Erindi Private Game Reserve has hit back at the government, saying all relevant approvals for the sale had been obtained from the relevant ministries. According to a press release issued on...

Climate change disastrous

1 week ago - 07 June 2019 | Environment

Namibia's economy is highly dependent on climate-change-sensitive sectors such as agriculture, livestock ranching, crop production and fishing. Therefore, climate change impacts can be catastrophic for the country. This is according to environment deputy minister Bernadette...

Six elephants exported to DRC

3 weeks ago - 28 May 2019 | Environment

A family of six elephants was this weekend successfully exported to the Democratic Republic of Congo from the Port of Walvis Bay. The operation, which...

Omahwahwameko gegameno lyoonyushi

3 weeks ago - 27 May 2019 | Environment

Omukwashigwana gwaNamibia ngoka ha munu nokutekula oonyushi okwa pula AaNamibia opo ya kutheko nuudhiginini ongeshefa yoonyushi nokuyambidhidha ongeshefa yokulonga omagadhi goonyushi omanga a popi...

Emino lyevi kali shi epuko lyelelo lyUukwambi

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2019 | Environment

Elelo lyopamudhigululwakalo lyUukwambi Traditional Authority itali vulu okupewa uusama omolwa emino lyevi lyaaheli paveta ndyoka lya ningwa pIiheke yaNakele oshowo mOnanime, omahala ngoka ge...

Missing hiker alive and well

1 month - 20 May 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT A 31-year-old Namibian, who went missing last week while hiking in a park in California, has been found alive and well. There was...

Stray lions kill three cattle

1 month - 20 May 2019 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOTwo stray lions killed three cattle last week in the grazing area near the Ongandjera salt pan at Okakewa.Okakewa is situated near Amarika in...

Environment ministry steps up inspections

1 month - 20 May 2019 | Environment

The environment ministry stepped up its inspections during the 2018/19 financial year, despite ongoing government financial woes, and issued 39 compliance orders to those in...

Budget cuts bite parks

1 month - 20 May 2019 | Environment

The tourism ministry is experiencing major challenges with the maintenance and the upgrading of infrastructure in protected areas, due to budget cuts. Deputy tourism minister...

Environment

Trophy hunting at death's door

1 month - 15 May 2019 | Environment

The financial contribution of trophy hunting to conservation in Africa is insignificant, and the practice could soon become an anachronism. According to a new...

Wild animals put livestock, people...

1 month - 14 May 2019 | Environment

The ministry of environment and tourism has reported that many of the wild animals that escaped from Etosha National Park last few months have returned...

Illegal wood valued at N$900k

1 month - 14 May 2019 | Environment

Illegally harvested wood to the value of N$895 551 was sold at public auctions during the 2018/19 financial year.This is according to a technical paper...

March against timber harvesting

1 month - 13 May 2019 | Environment

The Namibian Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) held a peaceful demonstration against illegal timber harvesting in Windhoek on Saturday.The demonstration follows reports of illegal timber...

Arrest timber looters - Ndeitunga

1 month - 09 May 2019 | Environment

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has instructed his regional officers to arrest those who continue to engage in unlawful logging.This follows a letter from environment ministry...

Geingob supports legal ivory trade...

1 month - 09 May 2019 | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT President Hage Geingob has expressed concern over the increasing costs and security implications of holding ivory stocks and reiterated Namibia’s favourable stance towards...

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