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Namibia"s marine environment

Namibia"s marine environment

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Published by Directorate of Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • Marine ecology -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMarine environment
      Statementedited by Fergus Moll[o]y and Tapio Reinikainen.
      ContributionsMolloy, Fergus., Reinikainen, Tapio., Namibia. Directorate of Environmental Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH195.N29 N362 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 162, [5] p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359671M
      ISBN 100869765965
      LC Control Number2004410286

      To provide for the conservation of the marine ecosystem and the responsible utilization, conservation, protection and promotion of marine resources on a sustainable basis; for that purpose to provide for the exercise of control over marine resources; and to provide for matters connected therewith. 12 December Not yet reviewed.   Our planet has been experiencing a climate crisis for years now. Glaciers and polar ice sheets are rapidly melting. Oceans are expanding, contributing to higher sea levels, which affects the entire marine more ecosystems are at risk of ide, farmers are struggling to keep up with shifting weather patterns while water is becoming increasingly e.

      An international environmental agreement or sometimes environmental protocol, is a type of treaty binding in international law, allowing them to reach an environmental goal. In other words, it is "an intergovernmental document intended as legally binding with a primary stated purpose of preventing or managing human impacts on natural resources.". The Republic of Namibia is a vast, sparsely populated country situated along the south Atlantic coast of Africa. It is the first country in the world that has incorporated the protection of the environment into its constitution. South Africa occupied the Germany colony of Süd-West Afrika during World War I and administered it as a mandate.

        Large mammal species, particularly those with an economic value, have experienced major range reductions during recorded history in Namibia. Plains zebra and lion are examples of species with range reductions of 95% or more over the past years, writes Mike Griffin, Senior Conservation Scientist of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in a paper entitled “The species diversity. Most of the contents of 'Namibia’s Coast: Ocean riches and desert treasure' have been drawn from the valuable research, debate and thinking of others that has been presented in a variety of publications. Authors are Tony Robertson, Alice Jarvis, John Mendelsohn and Roger Swart.


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Namibia (/ n ə ˈ m ɪ b i ə / (), / n æ ˈ-/), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern western border is the Atlantic Ocean; it shares land borders with Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east.

Although it does not border Zimbabwe, less than metres of the Zambezi River separates the two g code: +   The marine environment is thus free from the levels of pollution commonly associated with large urban communities, and is considered relatively pristine except for the deposition of sediment in the water column from diamond mining along the southern coast.

A Red Data Book of Namibian plants was published in However, the Red list is. Namibian Chamber of Environment. EIS Namibia is sponsored and powered by Paratus Africa. EIS Namibia is developed and maintained by JARO Consultancy. BIODIVERSITY ATLASING Citizen Science. BIRD INFORMATION SYSTEM Citizen Science.

BIRDS & POWERLINES Interactive Tool. Namibian Journal of Environment. Josef Shikeva is senior marine scientist at Debmarine Namibia and is currently pursuing his Master's of Science degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences.

His research includes assessing the. Mining the seabed for industrial minerals in the manner proposed has the potential to endanger the marine environment in many ways.

Namibia's waters are recognised as amongst the most biologically. Chapter 1 Orientation of Study Introduction Sustainable development is one of the prominent topics within the halls of International Environmental Law.

The concept has become one of the principles of international law, influencing, guiding and architecting many State aspects that are close to social and economic development. Sustainable development is most commonly defined as.

“Marine organisms may like wood, leather book covers, peach pips, jute sacking and leather shoes, but copper really puts them off their food – so a lot of stuff survived the years on the Author: Walt Bonner.

Marine Fisheries The cold Benguela Current is one of the main reasons for Namibia’s highly productive shores with over 20 commercial species such as hake, pilchard, kingklip, tuna and rock lobster being harvested. The country’s fishing grounds extend up to nautical miles and is regarded as some of the richest in the world.

Informal settlements in Namibia: their nature and growth Tenur e security Secure tenure – or the lack thereof – is a third indicator of urban informality. ‘The Serengeti of the Sea’ This area is the mecca for whale watching and over southern right whales are known to come here to mate and calve.

Bottlenose dolphins also come by the hundreds and can be seen hunting strategically on large shoals of fish. The self-assessment carried out by the Energy and Environment Programme in is commendable, and this is a very good practice that should be emulated by the other programmes.

Most of the projects/programmes under Energy and Environment have exit policies which is enhancing the ownership of these projects/programmes by the Namibian people. Namibia’s economy is heavily dependent on the extraction and processing of minerals for export.

Mining accounts for about % of GDP, but provides more than 50% of foreign exchange earnings. Rich alluvial diamond deposits make Namibia a primary source for gem-quality diamonds.

Marine diamond mining is increasingly important as the. Catamaran Tour (Halifax Island) – A 2-hour marine trip to view Namibia’s only accessible colony of endangered African Penguins - en-route you will encounter Heaviside Dolphin, Cape Fur Seals.

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Also, in Reality Mode, a book entitled Namibia’s Fisheries – Ecological, Economic and Social Aspects is published. It is the cutting edge of marine science, edited by internationally acclaimed scientists from Canada, Britain and Norway, with contributing authors from Namibia, USA, Canada, Britain, Sweden and Italy.

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The greatly varied geological structures make the earth history of this region like an open book — all that remains is to read it. Many of the grandiose landscape pictures imprinted into the country were formed over millions of years, even up to million years ago.

ln view of the time dimensions of earth history humans can view their own. viii Namibia’s 5th National Development Plan list oF abbreviatioN s msp Market Share Promotion msp1 Marine Spatial Planning msp2 Market Share Promotion mt Metric tones mtC Mobile telecommunications mteF Medium term expenditure Framework mulsp Massive Urban Land Servicing Project murD Ministry of Urban and Rural Development mW Megawatts mWt Ministry of Works and Transport.

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The majority of diamond mining in Namibia is marine mining, along the coast and a few km west into the sea. CDM was granted its first offshore mining license in This led to the development several innovations for mining in this new environment, including vacuum extractors, dredgers, floating treatment plants and probe drilling platforms.4.

Eduard Bohlen. This famous shipwreck happened in and is notable for the fact that today, she lies several hundred yards from the waves. As the advancing dunes have pushed into the sea, the Eduard Bohlen has embarked on one final journey, moving slowly inland. Everyone on board survived this mishap, and the ship was intact enough to be used as accommodation by diamond miners from .