November 5, 2019
Being a green traveller means a lot more than just throwing your trash in the bin. It already starts at home when you plan your trip and includes loads of factors like transport, accommodation and even daily routines. Below are 10 ways to be a green traveller when visiting Namibia. It is obviously not always possible to adhere to all of these, but it will already make a difference if you can change your behaviour by incorporating some of the suggestions in your travel plans.
September 20, 2019
A first for Namibia as Brigitte Reissner opens the doors of the Zero Waste Store Namibia in Windhoek and offers a waste-free style of living.
September 5, 2019
For most visitors to Khaudum National Park seeing roan antelope is high on their list, if not topping the list. Few visitors are, however, aware that the landing strip in the Khaudum omuramba was built nearly 50 years ago when conservation history was made.
September 5, 2019
Meeting new people and unfamiliar destinations are some of the reasons why we travel. This again rang true when I visited Nambwa Tented Lodge and meant so much more than I could have imagined.
August 30, 2019
The 2019 RMB Ride for Rhinos, which took place in July, marked the fifth year that riders donned their cycling gear and got on their bikes to pedal through the rugged, but scenic terrain of the Palmwag Concession.
August 28, 2019
"The opportunity to come home to see what is happening, to meet people caring for orphaned black and white rhinos, and to work with the trackers, rangers and communities to raise awareness is very important to me. Someday, I want to take my children to experience these animals in the wild." - Behati Prinsloo
August 6, 2019
Jermain Ketji is a Namibian who spent his early years outdoors as a goat herder, where his love of nature first began. Today Ketji is the Community Engagement Manager for Wilderness Safaris. He has been in community-based conservation and tourism for over twelve years, starting as a research assistant doing work in the Okavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia to piloting agricultural tourism concepts in the Omaheke Region.
August 5, 2019
Etosha National Park, the jewel in the crown of Namibia, is the country’s most visited and popular tourism destination. After months of bad reports on the current condition of the roads in the park, several companies and private individuals have joined forces to help the government with the daunting task it is faced with – the maintenance of Etosha’s road infrastructure. Severe droughts in the region have meant a shortage of operational funds. In August 2019, FNB Namibia stepped forward to help with the much-needed road upgrades.
June 27, 2019
Professor Bothma recently gave a fascinating insight into the ecology and behaviour of the leopard when he gave a presentation at the Namibia Scientific Society in Windhoek.
June 21, 2019
There's a lot more to giraffes than you know. We want to share a few fun facts about these enigmatic animals in honour of World Giraffe Day.
April 30, 2019
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March 29, 2019
Save the Rhino Trust Namibia operates in the harsh northwestern corner of Namibia, protecting the world’s last population of free-roaming black rhinos. Their range covers over […]
March 28, 2019
Wildlife Credits creates even more incentive for rural farmers to take part in conservation efforts. By providing performance payments to communities based on the abundance of wildlife in their area, the program creates a direct correlation between economic empowerment and conservation success.