Second lifetime achievement award for Cooper

10 April 2012

Retired UCT ornithologist John Cooper, now a research associate at the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology at Stellenbosch University, was awarded the Gill Memorial Medal of BirdLife South Africa, making him the first-ever local seabird expert to receive the prestigious award.

In February Cooper also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pacific Seabird Group in Hawaii.

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