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The only rider to complete all 15 Desert Dash races

Desert Dash
Initially there were no solo races in the Desert Dash. The 350 kilometre mountain bike race from Windhoek across the Khomas Hochland and the...

Rhino custodians named Conservationists of the Year

Rhino
Namibia’s Black Rhino Custodianship programme was launched 25 years ago to increase the number of black rhinos by ensuring better protection against diseases, natural...

Caution – Animals on the road

Animals
Animals are unable to judge the speed of an approaching vehicle and often take flight too late – with fatal consequences. And they do...

Khaudum: In the stranglehold of drought

Khaudum Game Count
No water for the animals, a lack of fuel for pumps and vehicles, a lack of finances, a lack of staff and difficult terrain...

Written in the Sand: A fascinating insight into the Kalahari and...

Leopards
Seeing a leopard in the wilds tops the list of most people heading into the wilderness. It is a secretive, solitary and mainly nocturnal...

Water for hippos, other wild animals and cattle

Hippos
At the end of August, after returning from the CITES conference in Geneva, Namibia's Minister of the Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, visited a...

Termites – doing earthworm work in arid areas

Termites
Worker termites industriously carry dry plant material to a small hole in the ground. Others climb onto the few blades of grass and cut...

Namibia’s unique lichen fields

Litchen Fields
Admired by experts, but otherwise still largely unnoticed, already damaged in places and very much in need of research: the largest lichen fields outside...

Night walk in the Namib Desert

Sean Nightwalk
The beam of the flashlight penetrates the darkness, illuminating a small section of the gravel plain south of the seasonal Swakop River. North of...

The Etosha Pan holds fossils of mammoths, prehistoric antelopes and rhinos

Etosha Fossils
There was a time when mammoths roamed the area around the Etosha Pan. The South African mammoth (Mammuthus subplanifrons) was more than 3.5 metres...

Off the beaten track

Rhino custodians named Conservationists of the Year

Namibia’s Black Rhino Custodianship programme was launched 25 years ago to increase the number of black rhinos by ensuring better protection against diseases, natural...

Khaudum: In the stranglehold of drought

No water for the animals, a lack of fuel for pumps and vehicles, a lack of finances, a lack of staff and difficult terrain...