Meet the Cheetah Conservation Fund

22nd of April 2012 10:07

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is based in the heart of cheetah country, near Otjiwarongo, within the Waterberg Conservancy. CCF is dedicated to the conservation of wild cheetahs by employing a variety of integrated approaches in species conservation strategies. These strategies include teaching human/wildlife conflict resolution; livestock and wildlife management; the predator’s role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem; education and aware

Meet the Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust

22nd of April 2012 09:36

The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) is a non-profit, Namibian trust located 100km south of Sossusvlei in the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Established in 2003, NaDEET believes environmental education must not only increase awareness and knowledge but also eco-friendly attitudes and skills in Namibia's youth and educators to promote sustainable living. Most center-based environmental education programs tend to address just one main

Meet Namibia's Save the Rhino Trust

22nd of April 2012 06:39

In the early 1980s, illegal poaching of black rhinos in the arid north-western regions of Namibia was rife. The population of these rare, solitary creatures had been decimated, leaving an estimated 60 rhinos. The black rhino was in desperate need of help. Faced with the rhino's near-extinction, a trust was formed with the aim of ensuring protection of the remaining rhinos while affording elephant and other wildlife, the chance to recover to sust

Meet the Namibian Coast Conservation and Management

22nd of April 2012 04:15

In its short lifetime the Namibian Coast Conservation and Management (NACOMA) project has entrenched itself in Namibian society to such an extent that it is known nationally and internationally for its awareness-raising and involvement in issues related to coastal management and conservation. As integral partners in the establishment of the Marine Protected Areas and the Dorob National Park amongst others, NACOMA has progressed in creating a bett

Welcome to Conservation Destination: Namibia

22nd of April 2012 01:34

Happy Earth Day Everyone! And welcome to Conservation Destination: Namibia. Namibia is home to the most successful conservation story in Africa. It’s the story of species that were teetering on the edge of extinction thirty years ago, which are now thriving. It's the story of communities saying, “Yes, we will live with wildlife.” Over the next six weeks you will have a chance to follow the inspirational stories of our conservation heroes wh

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips by Christopher Rimmer

22nd of April 2012 08:52

It's easy to be captivated by the contrasting and brilliant colours of the Namibian landscape. But professional photographer, Christopher Rimmer, looks at Namibia through a different lens. His black and white portraits, are not only striking, but expose the raw beauty of the people, animals and nature that are his subjects. We spoke to Christopher about why he thinks Namibia is "a photographer's dream". The Dominant Male, Western Etos

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