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2011-09-22 07:00:00

Organization Dedicated to Wildlife Conservation, Education and Community Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Funds Researchers to Help Resolve Human/Lion Conflict Aspen, Colorado (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 Eli Weiss, the founder of the Wildize Foundation http://www.wildize.org, is in Botswana, Africa through October 14 to observe the organizationâs Conditioned Taste Aversion (CTA) field studies with captive lions on a private reserve there. Weiss, who arrived in Africa on...

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2011-09-14 18:42:46

Something's up with the weather in Namibia, say geoscientists Kyle Nichols of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and Paul Bierman of the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. Nichols and Bierman should know. They're just back from the western mountains and coastal plain of this sparsely populated African country. Usually, western Namibia is a dusty place where the stream beds are sand and the "lakes" are nothing more than flats of dried mud. Not now. This year, rivers...

2011-06-13 06:00:00

50m @ 2.1g/t Au, 0.8% Cu and 14g/t Ag Includes 7m @ 9g/t Au, 4.4% Cu and 73g/t Ag TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC VANCOUVER, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Helio Resource Corp. (TSX-V: HRC) is very pleased to report the first diamond drill results from the current drill programme at the Gold Kop Target, on its 100%-owned Damara Gold Project (DGP) in Namibia. The Gold Kop Target is situated 45km northeast of AngloGold Ashanti's (AGA) Navachab gold mine (see map at...

2011-03-22 06:00:00

TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC Toll Free: +1 888 955 4728 E-mail: Website: info@helioresource.com www.helioresource.com   VANCOUVER, March 22 /PRNewswire/ - Helio Resource Corp (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to provide an exploration update on its 100%-owned Damara Gold Project (DGP) in Namibia situated 25km - 130km east of AngloGold-Ashanti's (AGA)...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

FreeBalance joins Canadian Council on Africa, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) organisation Ottawa, Canada (Vocus) December 1, 2010 FreeBalance, a global Government Resource Planning (GRP) software company and For Profit Social Enterprise (FOPSE), today announced it has joined the Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica), the only pan-Canadian organization dedicated to the economic development of Africa. With over 150 members active in every sector of the economy, CCAfrica is at the...

2010-11-16 20:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See content from UNICEF at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=7fed1299-5ee9-4974-a2a9-8424276575e7# Today, Namibia, a sparsely populated country with a population of slightly more than 2 million people, has an estimated 155,000 orphaned children and 95,000 children considered extremely vulnerable and living in poverty. Since 2004, Child Welfare Grants on the whole have grown 7 fold but a significant and continued...


Latest Namibia Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Angolan Slender Mongoose, Galerella flavescens
2012-11-01 07:38:15

The Angolan slender mongoose (Galerella flavescens) is native to southern Africa, specifically in Namibia and Angola. It prefers a habitat within arid savannahs in Namibia, preferring areas with little vegetation, but its preferred habitat in Angola is unknown. It is thought that population numbers are high within its range, although little is known about the species’ habits. This species is slender in appearance and has 38 teeth. These teeth grow in at about twenty-four weeks of age. Young...

Cape Ground Squirrel, Xerus inauris
2012-06-18 16:30:51

The Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris) is native to southern areas of Africa. Its range includes South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia, although it does not occur in coastal areas of this region. In Botswana, it occurs in southwestern Kalahari, and in South Africa, it occurs in south and south central areas. The name of the Cape ground squirrel is misleading, as its range is much larger than the name suggests. It is thought that the name was used in order to distinguish the species from the...

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2008-06-16 16:02:21

The Scrub Hare (Lepus saxatilis), is a species of hare found in South Africa, parts of central Africa, and Namibia. It is found at about 3200 to 6500 feet above sea level. Its dorsal fur is gray and black, while its ventral fur is white. It has a black and white tail, while it has lighter fur around its face. Its length varies from 17.5 to 25 inches, and it weighs 3.5 to 10 pounds. Females are typically larger than males. The average mass at birth is 4 ounces. Parental care is low and...

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2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.