The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Professor Peter Katjavivi Part 1 & 2

Professor Peter Katjavivi, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia and the Chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, holds many wisdoms and life lessons through the rich tapestry that makes up his life journey thus far. In this episode of the MYD Show we have a frank conversation, where the Professor shares about his childhood, his influencers, his challenges and …

The Ground on Which We Grow

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we are chatting to the Deputy Director in the Department of Agriculture at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Dr. Ibo Zimmermann, about Permaculutre. Soil is the foundation for a healthy environment, the material your plants grow from, soil is alive. Permaculture is a system of agricultural that uses the patterns observed …

Eye in the Sky Game Counts

Technology is enabling improved monitoring of human-wildlife interaction here in Namibia, this is what a team from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) joined us in the MYD Earth studio to share. A team of passionate scientists joined us to share about how using technology, is enabling more accurate game counting and uncovering potential rangeland degradation, bush encroachment …

How Namibia Balances Development and the Environment

Development has often in the past, been at the expense of the environment however this does not have to be the case. In Namibia, passionate scientists are working to ensure that development today has the earth at the forefront. In addition, here in Namibia, our development plans list our natural environment as a competitive advantage, highlighting why such consideration is paramount. Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch, the Senior Lecturer …

Studying the Natural World

With our unique environment in Namibia, one can imagine that wildlife and environmental scientists would have a field day of discovery here. To find out what some of the latest studies are revealing about our natural world, 99FM’s MYD Earth spoke to Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch, a wildlife and environmental scientist and the Senior Lecturer in the Agriculture and Natural Resources …