Environmental Award Winners for 2005
Simson Uri-Khob of the Save the Rhino Trust, conservationist Peter Bridgeford and The Namibian's Lindsay Dentlinger were honoured in Windhoek on Thursday, 17 November 2005 for achievements in the environmental field.
Uri-Khob and Bridgeford were jointly awarded the Namibia Nature Foundation's Environmental Award 2005 for environmental management and sustainable development.
The Nedbank Go Green Journalism Award went to The Namibian's Lindsay Dentlinger. Dentlinger received the award for her sustained reporting on the environment and garnering national attention on key issues. The award was sponsored by Nedbank's Go Green Fund.
Uri-Khob has dedicated 13 years of his life to protecting and monitoring black rhinos in the Kunene. Bridgeford has monitored vultures in Namibia for 15 years and has ringed around 450 of them in the Namib Naukluft Park area alone.
From Left: Selma Kagogo (NNF), Simson Uri-Khob and Peter Bridgeford (2005 Environmental Award Winners)
From Left: Selma Kagogo (NNF), Lindsay Dentlinger (2005 Environmental Journalism Winners) and Berthus Mathee (Nedbank)
[19 Nov 2005]