News 2013

  • The Adventure Travel World Summit took place in Namibia in October this year and Namibia was awarded the WWF Gift to the Earth.

  • Africa is plagued with stories of failed conservation and bad news. Yet, in the wake of this depressing news, Namibia – a relatively young country in southern Africa – has received the prestigious...

  • Tomorrow! The day after the second issue of In Season, Windhoek will be hosting the Adventure Travel World Summit – the first time the summit has come to Africa – putting Namibia firmly on the top...

  • Karl Sooabeb is a game guard. It’s a responsible position at Doro !nawas Conservancy, in the hot plain west of Khorixas, Kunene Region.

  • Delegates and travel writers from around the world descended on Swakopmund on Monday to begin the tenth Adventure Travel World Summit and a party in the desert.

  • “We are all animals,” declared Minister of Foreign Affairs Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, to rapturous applause at the Adventure Travel World Summit in Swakopmund, and as ex-Minister of Environment and...

  • Parliament Gardens, Namibia. 26 October. The purple blossoms of the tall Jacaranda trees were falling on the grass, the stage, and the delegates gathered for the opening of the tenth Adventure...

  • Sheya Shuushona is a maze of sandy tracks to the north of Etosha.

  • A buzzard circled low and then landed on the flood plain, and Neville told a story from the Dreamtime. Neville Poelina is an Aboriginal Australian who runs his own tour company.

  • Jacobus !Narib owns six cows. He used to own seven. Six or seven: that's barely enough for a farmer to survive on, even if you count in the twenty odd sheep and goats.

  • Living with wildlife is easier said than done. Striking a balance between the needs of people and wildlife has not been easy, but a way forward was found in 1996.

  • The Nigerian Chief Emeka Anyaoku, ex-Secretary General of the Commonwealth, was in Namibia during October last year to award the prestigious Gift to the Earth to Namibia.

  • An American intern goes to eat in Katutura: Though, by no means a vegetarian, I felt unsure about eating something that was smiling at me.

  • Zara Beard is a student at The New School University in New York studying Environmental Science, and is an aspiring writer and photographer. She is completing a short internship with WWF in...

  • Landine turns a page on the flip chart to reveal the stock losses. Lions took three calves at Leeukop. The farmer shot one and the Ministry is investigating.

  • John Ledger is reading an article on fairy circles at Puros campsite.

  • Loud applause ends Janet Matota’s presentation on the role of women in conservation in Caprivi.

  • “Hi, I’m Delicious!” Salufo Limbo was holding out his hand in greeting.

  • Hunters are conservationists. It's a statement that might surprise many outside of hunting circles. It's also a fact widely accepted by conservation organizations on the ground.

  • “Always something new out of Africa” quoted Pliny the Elder.


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