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One of Gobabeb’s research collaborators, Prof Scott Turner, from State University New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry (ESF) in Syracuse, USA, will be giving a lecture on Tuesday 17 July for the Swakopmund Scientific Society.

Nov05

Students receive BotSoc Tree Award

The Summer Development Programme (SDP) students from 2012/2013 received a special award during the annual Tree Award ceremony of the Botanical Society of Namibia (BotSoc) on 17 October 2012. Nominated for their research on the topic “A tale of two rivers: Tree deaths in the Swakop and Kuiseb Rivers”, BotSoc recognised these young environmentalists as worthy recipients of this prestigious award.

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Oct09

Gobabeb Intern Receives Prestigious NACOMA Grant

On the 20th September 2013 the Namibian Coast Conservation and Management Project (NACOMA) awarded numerous grants, scholarships and awards as part of their Custodian Environmental Biodiversity week during a gala dinner they held at the Swakopmund Hotel and Casino Resort. The Mayors of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay attended the event, as well as the Erongo Regional Governor and various prominent environmentalists.

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Oct09

Gobabeb Open Day Huge Success!

Gobabeb hosted its annual Open Day on 21 September with over 250 visitors from countries around the world visiting the Centre to celebrate the inscription of the Namib Sand Sea as Namibia's second UNESCO World Heritage Site. The programme included presentations from Gobabeb researchers, representatives of the Finnish Embassy, and grade 11 learners who participated in the Youth Environmental Summit in August.

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Oct08

Outgoing UNCCD Executive Secretary visits Gobabeb

Following an exhausting two weeks of negotiations at the recent UNCCD COP 11 in Windhoek, the outgoing Executive Secretary, Luc Gnacadja, had an opportunity to visit sites of special interest in Namibia. Gobabeb is privileged to have been included in this itinerary!

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