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Without change, more pandemics loom

1 year - 05 November 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe risk of pandemics can be significantly lowered by reducing human activities that drive the loss of biodiversity. Future pandemics will emerge more often,...

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Action to be taken against...

1 year - 04 November 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKCharcoal producers violating new measures to prevent bush fires will face harsher action by the forest directory.The director of forestry,...

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Etosha fire under control, no...

1 year - 26 October 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The fire that destroyed 2 545 kmĀ² of veld in the Etosha National Park has been brought under control...

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Etosha fire still raging

1 year - 20 October 2020 | Disasters

ERWIN LEUSCHNER SWAKOPMUND After more than a week, a fire in the Etosha National Park is still raging. The fire has destroyed a...

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More than 2m hectares destroyed...

1 year - 09 October 2020 | Disasters

WINDHOEK ELLANIE SMITMore than 2.218 million hectares (ha) of land has been destroyed...

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Few countries prepared for drought

1 year - 22 September 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKOnly a few countries in the world have fully-fledged drought management policies, while most nations' interventions tend to focus on response.Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta...

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