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Update on ungulate movements
Apr
18

This research project deploys satellite tracking collars on ungulates in the GSNL  and monitors their movements  as well as other environmental parameters. Its objective is to document movement corridors and identify impediments to migration routes for springbok, oryx and Hartmann’s mountain zebra.  Stefanie Urban successfully completed her Bachelor of Natural Resources Management (Honours) project at NUST at the end  of 2016.

Some of her major findings were:

Feb
16

Movements of individual springbok (3 animals), oryx (5) and mountain zebra (4) are being tracked by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and providing new insights into the land use of these animals.

Three new animations have been uploaded which show movements between December 2015 and November 2016. Click on the links to view them:

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Nov
28

Movements of individual springbok (3 animals), oryx (5) and mountain zebra (4) are being tracked by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and providing new insights into the land use of these animals. It is apparent that many factors influence animal movements including food availability (to be corroborated with rainfall data) and the presence of fences.

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Landscape members paying attention at the AGM
Aug
07

The recent AGM held in the Greater Sossusvlei-Namib Landscape was a success with many achievements. A highlight of the meeting was that the amended constitution was signed by landscape members. This will make it easier to register the landscape as an entity. This move is very important as it gives a good sign of continuity and independence of the landscape when the NAM-PLACE project has closed.  

Little Bugs Early Childhood Development Centre Official Inauguration
Jul
07

On Saturday the 4th of July the Little Bugs Early Childhood Development Centre in the Greater Sossusvlei-Namib Landscape celebrated its Official Inauguration, with the attendance of over 70 guests. What a lovely day it was and the Little Bugs were awesome - singing the National Anthem and performing a dance!

The school has been built in the landscape with the help from businesses inside and outside the area, landscape members and parents. The school is a good initiative to ensure that... + read more

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