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  • NACSO is the voice that brings conservation together in Namibia.

  • Crane flower - a Cape beauty

    Next week NACSO officially launches its new site with partners, friends and the media. In the meantime, you are welcome to preview the site and read this week’s story on water under Read...

  • Lucia Kandambo

    Lucia Kandambo is the Vice Chairperson of George Mukoya Conservancy in Kavango, and was one of the first people to work on the awareness campaign to start the conservancy in 2002.

  • Mother Earth withers away
    Her suckling breasts slumped dry…
    Her children die of thirst
    The unborn looks in desperation
  • Gertrude Eises

    As Treasurer of Sorris Sorris Conservancy, Gertrude Eises, not only manages the figures, she’s also part of them. Nearly a half – 49% – of conservancy treasurers are women. That’s up 10% from last...

  • Laurencius

    Namibia is a land of contradictions. Laurencius Antabo’s farm is by a river side, but it is as dry as the semi-desert around it.

  • If you drive along the highway through Kavango in June, a golden harvest of thatching grass is stacked at many points along the roadside, awaiting collection by dealers who transport the bundles...

  • An east wind whips across Torra Conservancy driving hot air to the coast, and while Swakopmund swelters, Bergsig and other Kunene settlements 100 kilometres inland struggle with a third year of...

  • Namibia has the world’s largest population of cheetahs, but where are they? All of Namibia’s formidable carnivores face threats to their existence. There are less than 900 lions in Namibia.

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  • Asser Ndeutepo, one of the former interns at NACSO, shares his experience at the youth heritage forum in Cape Town.

  • The 31st Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific – European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly took place from 8 – 15 June 2016 in Windhoek.

  • The longest day or night, 21 June 2016, will celebrate the tallest terrestrial mammal in the world with the theme ‘Putting people at the centre of giraffe conservation’ highlighting the importance...

  • Monika Shikongo

    The WWF Annual Conference took place last week in Livingstone, Zambia.

  • You may have seen many posts calling for conservationists to Save the Lions and Save the Elephants, and if you saw Thursday’s Namibian Newspaper, June 2, you may have read ...

  • Conservancy reps  with Minister Pohamba Shifeta

    The communal conservancy stand at the Tourism Expo, which took place from 18 – 21 May 2016, was a good opportunity to showcase Community Conservation. The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon...

  • Conservancy and NACSO reps at tourism expo

    The annual Tourism expo which took place at the Windhoek show grounds from 18 – 21 May 2016 was packed with people from different areas wanting to know about the Namibian tourism industry and some...

  • Chairman Bernard Hatzkin, pictured center

    At the Chairpersons’ Forum held on 25 & 26 April, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) initiated awards for conservancies in three categories: The Event Book Award, which recognises...

  • Elephants at Horshoe, Zambezi

    In March 2016, the BBC news crew documented a three part special report series on the future of African Elephants, focusing on problems facing their survival and how might they be saved.

  • In a press release from the Intergroup "Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside", the European Member of Parliament Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of the Intergroup, reports that over 80% of MEPs have...

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