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THE KEY TO OUR FUTURE IS BURIED IN THE PAST

Posted on Fri November 16, 2018.

Philosophical thoughts on saving us from ourselves Peter Nilssen and Craig Foster.

Imagine a world without fame, famine or fear, a world without waste, wars and mass extinction. Hard to imagine, and yet our ancestors lived in that world. Is it too much to imagine that we could get back to such a world? If we do not, then our future could be in serious doubt.

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Multi-Purpose Interpretation Centre Approved

Posted by Peter on Mon July 7, 2014 in Newspaper Articles.

MOSSEL BAY NEWS - The Mossel Bay Town Council approved the recommendations of a task team for the development of a multi-purpose interpretation centre at the Point.

Story by Nickey Le Roux & Photograph by Tersia Marais

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POINT OF HUMAN ORIGINS – WHERE IT ALL BEGAN by Katarina Mancama

Posted on Fri June 6, 2014.

"The talk and subsequent visit to the caves (where you walk down 175 steps to discover 162,000 years of our origins) is not just about old rocks. It is also an engaging and emotional journey into our origins, and how we fit into the world we live in (or not as you will discover is often the case these days)."

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SA Tourism to promote Mossel Bay's Human Origins tours

Posted by Peter on Thu April 10, 2014 in Media Releases.

On 7 April 2014 Dr Nilssen met with Jan Hutton (Chief Marketing Officer) and Abby Swartz (Global Product) of SA Tourism in Johannesburg. This article, written by Martin Hatcheul, relates the very positive response received concerning The Point of Human Origins Experience.

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"Mother of All Walks: Pinnacle Point Caves" in SA Country Life - March 2014

Posted by Peter on Sun February 23, 2014 in Media Releases.

"If you do just one hike this year, the archaeologist-led tour of Pinnacle Point Caves in Mossel Bay should be it"

words by Fiona McIntosh and pictures by Shaen Adey

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