The Harvesting of Devils Claw in Namibia and how it can alleviate poverty

In this episode of MYD Earth, Kirsty chats to Jessica-Jane Lavelle about the harvesting of Devils Claw in Namibia and how it can alleviate poverty in the country as well as the importance of preserving this ancient plant as much of the population lives in communal areas and largely depend on natural resources such as the Devils Claw.  

The Importance of Sharing Skills with Between Nations

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch, an environmental scientist from NUST and he talks about the importance of sharing skills with between nations and the value of biodiversity and how it influences communities      

The Importance of Community-based Conservation

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to Aina Andreas is the project coordinator for the community based natural resource management. She talks about the importance of community-based conservation projects in the Kavango Regions of Namibia and how she got involved.

Namibian Youth Getting Involved in COP24

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to Reinhold Mugunda and Hans Hango from the Namibia Youth Coalition on Climate Change. Reinhold and Hans share here what is happening in Namibia in terms of climate change awareness, how Namibia will be participating in the global Conference of the Parties (COP) 24, as well as some of the details …

Targeting Environmental Efforts Towards Farmers

In this episode of the MYD Earth we speak to one of the founders of the N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary, Rudi van Vuuren. Rudi is a Namibian Physician and Conservationist, who together with his wife, Marlice van Vuuren, runs the N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary. In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Rudi shares about how their efforts have been targeted at awareness in the Namibian …

The Desert Elephants of Namibia

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we spoke to Dr. Betsy Fox. Dr. Fox is from Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA), she shared some of the fascinating things Elephants can do and how Elephants have adapted to the Namibian desert environment. Take a listen to the MYD Earth Show, with Dr. Betsy Fox, here :  https://soundcloud.com/user-654075176/myd-earth-show-with-dr-betsy-fox

How Climate Temperature Rise Will Effect Namibia

“In the climate sphere in Namibia, there’s always been a very important call for evidence based research. There’s been a gap in terms of what we know about climate change, specifically for Namibia, so this where this project came to bridge some of that knowledge gap.” In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we chat to Bernadette Shalumbu, about …