What's happening at Gobabeb?

Want to know what's happening at Gobabeb?

Check out these short videos and blogs of visiting and resident scientists telling you what they do, and the amazing climate and ecology of the Namib desert. You can also view them as a playlist on YouTube, here.

BBC Travel on Gobabeb

An overview of the strange phenomenon of fairy circles, featuring Eugene Marais, here.

#TeamDiptera visits Gobabeb

Torsten Dickow of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington specializes in the taxonomy of the robber flies. He visited Gobabeb recently following the 9th International Congress of Diptera, held in Windhoek in 2018. Here is his blog post describing his visit. 

Ongoing adventures with #TeamDiptera

Torsten Dickow of the NMNH continues his work on the robber flies of the Namib. Here is his latest blog post describing his work.

Gobabeb Namib Research Institute
PO Box 953
Walvis Bay 13103, Namibia

+264 (0)64 694 198/9 (T)
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