Richard Leakey

Type: Person
Name: Richard Leakey
Title: Chairman of National Museums of Kenya (Kenya)
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Experts: Poaching Could Drive Rhinos, Elephants to Extinction

MOSCOW, September 5 (RIA Novosti), Ekaterina Blinova - Brazen poaching could lead Kenya to a "national disaster," experts warn, pointing out that the country’s elephant and rhino populations are on the verge of annihilation."Poaching is a national disaster. ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Comment on Beagle news by 6000

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First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Poaching not disaster, says ministry

By JOHN NGIRACHUMore byThe Ministry of Environment and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) are opposed to the campaign by conservation lobbies to declare poaching a national disaster.They say such a move will result in massive losses for tourism as it will ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Leakey’s last stand: The final battle of Africa’s elephant king

The man who saved the African elephant in the 1980s is returning to the fray. This time nothing will stop Richard Leakey except the grim reaper.Read more ›The post appeared first on Africa Geographic Blog . ... [Published News 100 - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Target Shipping to Beat Illegal Ivory Trade, Report Says

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Rangers walk past a confiscated ivory consignment at the Mombasa Port on Oct. 8, 2013. Ivan Lieman/AFP/GettyThe trade in illegal ivory from Africa to Asia relies on as few as 200 shipping containers in a year, offering a ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Leakey Tries to Save the Elephants—Again

Richard Leakey has returned to Kenya’s Maasai Mara game reserve, and one of the first social calls he makes is to the local Maasai elders. He says it is traditional in African society that if a known elder—the Swahili word is mzee —travels into other ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Modern poachers are waging a war on the ecosystem

Is it any wonder that people have come to believe the justice system has failed? Traffic, the wildlife trade monitoring network, estimates that animal trafficking is worth $8 billion (Dh29.38 billion) to $9 billion (Dh33 billion) per year globally. Also, ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Technocrats in government appear to be lost in the turbulent sea of public service

By ODHIAMBO ANYANGOMore byThere has been an increasing tendency of the government to recruit some successful private sector managers into the public service leadership with the aim of improving service delivery and efficiency. But has this objective been ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Martha Karua, Peter Kenneth join Cord's push for referendum

By PETER LEFTIEMore byCord’s push for a national referendum received a major boost on Wednesday after two presidential candidates during the last general election, Martha Karua and Peter Kenneth, joined the campaign.Ms Karua made a surprise appearance ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cord Wants to Split Kalenjin From Uhuru

at 07:07 AM EDT During the 'Okoa Kenya' pro-referendum campaign launch last week, Dr Richard Leakey was quoted as saying: "There are many people, even in government, who share with us the feeling that things are not right, but for political reasons, will ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Cord unveils eminent Kenyans' team, but what about Jubilee's?

Opposition, civil society and Governors unite behind Uhuru’s biggest test yet – the referendumEven as President Kenyatta basked in the limelight of a US tour that not even his most ardent supporters could envisage as recently as New Year’s Day 2014, back ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

CORD begins collecting signatures for plebiscite

By Sylvester RutoCORD Leader said their push for a referendum should not be linked to the governors’ latest push for a plebisciteCoalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has launched the collection five million signatures to actualize its referendum ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 13 2014]

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at 07:07 AM EDT During the 'Okoa Kenya' pro-referendum campaign launch last week, Dr Richard Leakey was quoted as saying: "there are many people, even in government, who share with us the feeling that things are not right, but for political reasons, will not join us today." This statement summarises Cord's entire motivation in calling for a referendum

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Experts: Poaching Could Drive Rhinos, Elephants... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 05 2014]
Kenya poaching crisis a 'national disaster' [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 05 2014]
Comment on Beagle news by 6000 [Published News 100 - Sep 04 2014]
Leakey’s last stand: The final battle of Africa... [Published News 100 - Sep 04 2014]
Poaching not disaster, says ministry [Published Daily Nation - Sep 03 2014]
Target Shipping to Beat Illegal Ivory Trade, Re... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 30 2014]
SISSEY: Why Lenana School lost its glamour [Published Business Daily Africa - Aug 28 2014]
Richard Leakey Tries to Save the Elephants—Again [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 28 2014]
Modern poachers are waging a war on the ecosystem [Published Gulf News - Aug 23 2014]
10 Things I Want People to Know About Kenya [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya: 'When I Die, Please Scatter My Ashes in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2014]
Technocrats in government appear to be lost in... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
The Incredible Abundance of Wildlife in Africa'... [Published Scribol - Aug 20 2014]
Martha Karua, Peter Kenneth join Cord's push fo... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 18 2014]
Cord Wants to Split Kalenjin From Uhuru [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 18 2014]
Cord Wants To Split Kalenjin From Uhuru [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 18 2014]
Cord Unveils Eminent Kenyans' Team, but What Ab... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
KAGWANJA: Mathare loss a wake-up call for Jubilee [Published Daily Nation - Aug 17 2014]
Cord unveils eminent Kenyans' team, but what ab... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 16 2014]
WHY REFERENDUM IS INEVITABLE. [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 16 2014]
Politics: CORD's referendum push picks steam as... [Published East African Standard - Aug 14 2014]
Kenyan nurses threaten to join CORD referendum ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 14 2014]
Politics: Signature collection kicks off as Kar... [Published East African Standard - Aug 13 2014]
CORD begins collecting signatures for plebiscite [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 13 2014]
Karua, Kenneth join CORD referendum push [Published CapitalFM - Aug 13 2014]
Martha Karua join Cord's Raila in one million r... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 13 2014]
Houston welcomes Lucy, our ancestor [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 11 2014]
Smithsonian new data: moving back origin of ‘Ho... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 10 2014]
Satao, one of Africa’s largest elephants, kille... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 15 2014]
Poaching: Demands for armed guards for Kenya's ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 15 2014]
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Satao, one of Africa’s largest elephants, kille... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 15 2014]
One of Africa’s last “great tuskers,” elephants with ivory weighing more than 45 kilograms, has been poisoned by poachers in Kenya. The bull, named Satao, and likely to have been born in the late 1960s, succumbed to wounds from poison darts in a remote ...
Major Victory As Oil Company Pulls Out of Afric... [Published Oil Change - Jun 11 2014]
It has all the ingredients for an international blockbuster novel: The stunning setting of Africa’s oldest National park, home to half of all the species on the African continent, including one if its most endangered and iconic animals, the Mountain ...
Last Call [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 01 2014]
Robin Marantz Henig in BookForum: THE DINOSAURS WERE THE LEAST OF IT . They, together with other “charismatic megafauna,” went extinct during a massive global event at the end of the Cretaceous period, sixty-six million years ago—but by then there ...
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