/Namib Desert under threat Plan to introduce train and road in pristine Sossusvlei criticised – Namibian

Namib Desert under threat Plan to introduce train and road in pristine Sossusvlei criticised – Namibian

A PROMINENT lodge operator says a proposal to construct a motor and railway transport system in the pristine Namib Desert ecosystem could threaten the environment and create a monopoly for businessman Laban Kandume.

The area in question is the renowned Sossusvlei – which offers landmarks with its red dunes, white salt pan and Dead Vlei – situated in the western part of Hardap region in the Namib-Naukluft National Park.

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