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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.

Oct17

FLC Needlework Circle Attends Sewing Training at Gobabeb

The FLC Benefit-Sharing in the Namib Sand Sea Project held its first training for the needlework sewing circle, training nine women from the Topnaar community in traditional lappiesgoed textile techniques. The women will participate in a 12 week programme, from September - December 2016,

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Sep12

Gobabeb goes north – to the National STI Festival

Gobabeb Research and Training Centre, together with the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and NASA representatives, will be partnering as exhibitors in the 2016 National Science and Technology Innovation (STI) Festival.

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Sep09

Raphionacme haeneliae - Rare species rediscovered

Written and photographed by Oliver Halsey, to view more of his work visit Oliver Halsey Website

The seemingly inhospitable gravel plains of the Namib Desert extend over a vast distance. Standing alone in the middle of this barren landscape can be a daunting experience. At a glance, there seems to be no sign of life in the hot, dusty, rocky, and apparently endless plains that surround you.

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Sep02

Fog, Sun and Microbes – Studying Carbon Cycling & Climate Change in Arid Lands

Waking up at 3am to collect dew, chasing after fog in the early morning on the C14 highway, and braving 74 kph wind storms to collect rain samples: that’s how a team of researchers from Michigan State University and Grinnell College spent their time at Gobabeb this winter.

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