Namibia’s Ephemeral rivers – oases in a parched land

Figure 1. The //Huab River flowing west in March this year. Namibia is one the countries with very few perennial rivers – five in this case. They are all found on its borders and there is no inland perennial river. The country is however dissected by numeral seasonal and ephemeral rivers that only flows after … Continue reading Namibia’s Ephemeral rivers – oases in a parched land


Zebras, springbok, and treacherous two-tracks

A dull metallic thud resounded in quick succession on the canopy of the Toyota Hilux that I was driving.  I quickly brought the car to a complete standstill -- the thumping was the signal from the observers, standing on the back of the car, that they had seen animals. “Mountain zebra”, called one of the … Continue reading Zebras, springbok, and treacherous two-tracks

In a Sea of Voices

Welcome to the Conservation Voices Namibia blog everyone! The  global conservation community is growing at an exceptional rate with diverse fields. Young conservation voices often get lost in the ocean of research and publications being done by subject specialists and established conservationists. This blog was created to give a voice to emerging Namibian nature conservationists. … Continue reading In a Sea of Voices