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 …

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, …

Survival and Adaptation

Namibia is home to the only desert adapted lions in the world. For these lions to survive they need to be able to live in harmony with communities, this is why the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has just launched the Human-Lion Conflict Management Plan. In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we speak to Felix Vallat from TOSCO, …

Marking the Stripes

Kenneth Uiseb is a Conservation Scientist working on a research project that is seeking to uncover more about Zebra’s in Namibia. With different species of Zebra in Namibia, including the endemic and protected Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra, the Mountain Zebra Project is seeking to uncover more about the species and the role Zebra’s play in the wider ecosystem. Zebras are fascinating …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Danene van der Westhuyzen

In our series, Spend a Moment in My Reality, we took a moment to chat to a Namibian with a unique story to tell. Danene van der Westhuyzen is the President of the Namibian Professional Hunting Association and first female to ever qualify in Namibia as a dangerous game Professional Hunter. Danene is also the Chair of the Outfitters and Professional Hunting …

Walking the Land, Finding Wisdom

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we talk to Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilsen of Nanofasa Conservation Trust, who has just completed a walk from the East to the West of Namibia, living off the land for one month. She walked accompanied by two Ju/´hoansi San men, who through their ancient knowledge of the land safely guided her to the ocean. …

How Hunting is a Benefit to Conservation

How is hunting a benefit to conservation? The CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, Dr. Chris Brown, joined us in studio to explain the facts and the stats around hunting and conservation. Dr. Brown explains here how hunting and tourism can be key partners for conservation. “From the animal rights side, they are more interested in the welfare of an individual animal rather …

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Maxi Louis

Maxi Louis is one of the cornerstones of Namibian conservation having been involved, since the inception, in the establishing of our communal conservancy programmes. From growing up in Katutura, during apartheid where there were no opportunities for a young black woman, to today being an award winning conservationist, who has made a huge impact in the lives of many Namibians. …

Ride to Save Our Rhinos!

The RMB Namibia Ride for Rhinos cycle tour is a fund raising cycle safari that takes place in Damaraland from 24 to 28 October 2015. This Travel News Namibia initiative is in aid of Save the Rhino Trust Namibia, and hosted in co-operation with RMB Namibia, Cymot, Wilderness Safaris and Namibia Exclusive. The tour can only accommodate 20 riders on …