Does plastic waste affect us?

To what extent does plastic waste affect us here in Namibia? With the world talking the vast effect of plastic trash on our environment, in this episode of the MYD Earth show we talk to Dr. Chris Brown, the CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, to find out where Namibia stands on plastic. “There is nowhere you can go, …

Conversations to Curb Poaching

Namibia has key environmental policies that have led to this country having one of the most innovative and successful approaches to wildlife management in Africa. However according to the Namibia Chamber of Environment (NCE), this is being undermined by the activities of unscrupulous criminals. As such the NCE have engaged in dialogue with the aim of looking at curbing poaching …

A Vegetarian on the Economics of Hunting

An expert in the environmental sector, Dr. Chris Brown the CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, has joined us again in the MYD Studio to talk about how the Communal Conservancy program has benefited Namibian Wildlife. Dr. Brown, who has a PhD in Zoology, was instrumental in the setting up of the communal conservancy program in Namibia. Communal Conservancies …

Championing Sustainability

Launched only this year, the Namibia Chamber of Environment is now in full swing, representing the interests of environmental practitioners and organisations that support the environmental interests of Namibia. With the ethos: the environment is the very foundation of all life and prosperity, the chamber is a mouthpiece for the broader environmental sector. Acting as lobbyist and fund raisers where needed, the …

Why Urgent Collaborative Environmental Action?

  “The environment is the very foundation of all life and prosperity.” Sustainable bio-diversity conservation, and sustainable resource allocation has become more than a nice thing to do for the environment, it has become an absolute must if we wish to have an environment for future generations. Especially when you hear statements like “the modern rate of extinction across species …