News January 2017

  • Visitors to Namibia sometimes ask if the small horns on sale in craft shops, often as bottle openers, are “safe to buy”. Are they the result of poaching, or is the trade in animal products legal?...

  • Cape griffon

    The largest and most recognizable bird of prey – the vulture, is the most threatened avian species with about 89% of Africa’s vulture species extinct or severely declining.

    NACSO’s Natural...

  • In a memorandum to the Namibia Chamber of Environment (NCE) members, the CEO, Dr. Chris Brown, stated that the NCE will review all Government Gazettes as they are published and, where there is...

  • During the Christmas break three suspected poachers were shot in Bwabwata National Park and the Chinese government announced a ban on the trade in ivory. Clearly, the illegal trade in wildlife...

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