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Date.

28 Oct 2020

Author.

Frederico Links

Series.

Conservation

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Depleting Natural Capital

Threats to wildlife, sand and forests

Wildlife poaching, illegal logging, and illegal sand mining have come to characterise Namibia’s struggle to maintain its natural assets in the face of the threats to sustainability posed by climate change. Damage to Namibia’s natural capital has escalated since 2015. This briefing paper maps publicly reported governance failures that are leading to this hugely concerning loss of Namibia’s natural capital.