Humanity’s Environmental Warning

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty talks to Dr. Justine Braby, about the Second Warning to Humanity.  “We live with ridiculous inequality and at the same time where we ruining the life support systems in which we need to survive. The core issue is the current economic system and if we do not change that, we’ll always be symptomatically …

Namibia’s Community Identity and Tourism

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to the Director of Environment and Tourism at the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia, Dr. Sem Shikongo. “I think one has to consider that everything that we do, and the fundamental element of the tourist experience IS the environment, because that’s the platform within which everything takes place.” Dr. …

Prince William & the Last Free Roaming Rhinos

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show,  we speak to the CEO of the Save the Rhino Trust, Simson Uri-Khob about the importance of community assistance in preventing rhino poaching in Namibia as well as his recent excursion to show Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, the world last free roaming Rhinos, right in Namibia. “I’m impressed also by how local communities, …

Pangolins, The Most Illegally Trafficked Animal?

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty speaks to Dr. Chris Brown, the CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment about Pangolins. Dr. Brown shares here in the value of this elusive creature in the context of the ecosystem. Armed with real facts and figures Dr. Brown highlights why we are all needed in the fight against Pangolin …

The Mining Sector and Environment

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, Dr. Chris Brown and B2Gold Namibia General Manager, Charles Loots, about how industry can play a critical role in environmental protection. Through the recent establishment of industry guides, driven by the Namibian Mining sector, this industry are looking to establish best practice …

Life Lessons and Sustainability

The PREN, Promotion of Renewable Energy in Namibia, Project is assisting to drive the increase of renewable energy usage in Namibia through educating young Namibians on the versatility and power of renewable energy. Young Namibians, from across the country, were recently afforded an opportunity to learn about sustainability first hand. In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, two of …

Collaborative Efforts to Fight Poaching

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Tinus Hansen from ISAP, Intelligence Support against Poaching, sits down to share about how ISAP came about where they have grown to, thanks to intelligence support from the public. ISAP through information gathering, work to support the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Namibian Police Force in the fight against poaching …

Cleaner and Cheaper: Renewable Energy

Improved energy and resource efficiency, is now not only better for the planet but also, with technological advancements, has become a more affordable energy source. The PREN, Promotion of Renewable Energy in Namibia, Project is assisting to drive the increase of renewable energy usage in Namibia. In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, PREN Project Coordinator, Rodney Seibeb shares about …

Conversations About the Climate in Catastrophe

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we chat to two gentlemen from the Namibia Youth Coalition on Climate Change.  Reinhold Mangundu and Hans Hangue join us to share the science behind climate change and why climate change mitigation strategies are urgently needed. We also hear where Namibia stands in terms of carbon emissions, and no its not as low as you would …

Tourism Companies in the Fight Against Waste and Pollution

Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times. Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. More than one million bags are used every minute. With statistics like these you can understand why we need each individual to consider their plastic consumption. In this episode of the MYD Earth Show Kirsty speaks to Daniel Zambrano …