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Monday, 4 June 2012

Coastal Biodiversity Week Events

June 4, 2012 - June 7, 2012 - Screening of Environmental Films in Swakopmund (The Future from the BBC Planet Earth Series, An Inconvenient Truth, End of the Line, Oceans).  Free and open to learners and the public. Discussion will take place after each screening.  Moderated by Mr. Rod Braby, Coordinator of the NACOMA Project and Mrs. Marcia Stanton, Director of The Earth Organization, Namibia. Details: 10h30 - 12h30 at the Atlanta Cinema, Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, Swakopmund,Namibia (Organized by NACOMA). 

June 4, 2012 - June 8, 2012 - Screening of Environmental Films in Walvis Bay (The Namib Desert Coast, Currents of Plenty, Oceans, Earth).  Free and open to learners and the public. Details: morning screening 10h00 - 12h00, afternoon screening 14h30 - 16h30 at the Walvis Bay Municipality Public Library, Walvis Bay, Namibia (Organized by NACOMA).

June 5, 2012 - WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY - Exhibitions including posters on marine biodiversity and the Dorob National Park informational display.  Free and open to learners and the public. Details: all day, Municipality of Swakopmund, Information Centre, Swakopmund, Namibia (Organized by MFMR/ BCLME SAP-IMP Project, NACOMA & others).

June 5, 2012 - Showing of the film "The Poisonous Legacy of Uranium" about the impacts of uranium mining in Niger and Gabon. Free and open to the public. Details: 19h15 at the Namib Primary School Hall, Swakopmund, Namibia (Organized by Earthlife Namibia).

June 8, 2012 - WORLD OCEANS DAY - Panel discussion /debate about the potential impacts (positive & negative) of marine mining on the ocean as well as the Namibian society, including the youth. Panelists represented by: Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Chamber of Mines of Namibia, the Namibian Coast Conservation and Management project (NACOMA), the fishing industry, the phosphate mining industry, as well as youth representatives.  Free and open to learners and the public. Details: 10h00 - 12h30 at the Namib Primary School Aula, Swakopmund, Namibia (Organized by MFMR and BCLME SAP-IMP Project).

June 8, 2012 - WORLD OCEANS DAY - Display of World Oceans Day posters for 3 months PLUS presentations on the importance of the Ocean.  Free and open to learners and the public.  Details: June - September in the Foyer of the Namib Primary School Aula, Swakopmund, Namibia (Organized by MFMR and BCLME SAP-IMP Project).

June 9, 2012 - Performance by Shishani, a Namibian musician who showed her support for protecting the environment through community action by writing the song "Clean Country." Tickets on sale at the door and open to the public.  Details: 19h00 at the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, Swakopmund, Namibia (Organized by Shishani).

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