Richard Leakey

Type: Person
Name: Richard Leakey
Title: Chairman of National Museums of Kenya (Kenya)
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Coal is one of world's worst energy sources

Oppose “war on coal”? Is Kankakee Valley REMC serious? Must we become another China, protective breathing accessories becoming essential?Coal is the filthiest carbon energy source we have. Mining: view Appalachia. Burning coal produces the most pollu ... [Published NWI Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya impounds $40m worth of ivory, arrests 2

World Bulletin / News DeskKenyan authorities in capital Nairobi on Thursday impounded 131 pieces of ivory worth a total of some $40 million and arrested two suspected ivory smugglers."The ivory was hidden in a water tanker lorry that was parked at a petrol ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cameron, his faith and moral code | @guardianletters

David Cameron. 'Once again, our PM pontificates and as a consequence issues divisive statements, this time on Christianity,' writes Leon Rogers. Photograph: Ben Cawthra/RexBefore the prime minister proclaimed his born-again Christianity ( I'm evangelical ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Belgian aristocrat who runs Congo wildlife reserve shot

Belgian aristocrat Emmanuel de Merode recovering from surgery after being ambushed driving to Virunga park headquarters in eastern Congo The aristocratic Belgian director of Africa's oldest nature reserve, the setting for the film Gorillas in the Mist, ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

NIS to help agency’s war on poaching

By Nation ReporterMore byThe intelligence unit of the Kenya Wildlife Service is to be overhauled to in measures the government is considering to tackle poaching.According to Environment Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe, senior officers from the National ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Kenya poaching drive hits officials

Kenya's government has suspended five officials from the wildlife service, amid growing concern over the poaching of endangered elephants and rhinos.The officials were suspended as part of an investigation into mismanagement.The government will directly ... [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

World Affairs Council to host program on the 'Sixth Extinction' with Richard Leaky

Richard Leaky The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan will hostRichard Leakey of the internationally-known Kenyan family of paleoanthropologists at 7 p.m. Wednesday,April 16, at the Performing Arts Center at Aquinas College, 1607 Robinson Road.Leaky ... [Published Advance Newspapers - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

GAITHO: Kenya’s wildlife is destroyed with help from our own bureaucrats

By Macharia GaithoMore byI was reminded last week of the “cheeky white mentality” that some 15 years ago alerted us to the alarming rise in game poaching, and forced us to take tough action that stemmed the carnage.It was world famous paleontologist and ... [Published Daily Nation - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

From SBU’s campus, saving the world’s elephants

| 10:25 AMEvery 15 minutes, an African elephant dies from illegal ivory poaching, a trend that will make elephants extinct by 2025, according the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. And elephant tourism rides in Thailand are doing ... [Published Times of Middle Country - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 6 reports

Leakey calls for drastic action to tackle poachers

Kenya must take drastic action to stem a surge of elephant and rhino poaching, veteran conservationist Richard Leakey warned, lamenting that known ringleaders are operating with 'outrageous impunity'. A report on the News24 site notes that he said the ... [Published Legalbrief - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Target the ring leaders to defeat poaching

Richard Leakey, founder of the Kenyan Wildlife Service, has called on President Kenyatta to declare a national emergency and take personal charge of the war on ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 3 reports

Counting the cost of East Africa’s poaching economy

Rhinos strolling in a park/FILENAIROBI, Mar 23 – Organised crime gangs in East Africa are generating staggering profits smuggling ivory and rhino horn with impunity, experts say, threatening both an irreplaceable wildlife heritage and key tourism ind ... [Published CapitalFM - Mar 23 2014]

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Coal is one of world's worst energy sources [Published NWI Times - Apr 20 2014]
Warden Wounded in Africa's Oldest National Park... [Published National Geographic - Apr 18 2014]
Kenya impounds $40m worth of ivory, arrests 2 [Published World Bulletin - Apr 18 2014]
Cameron, his faith and moral code | @guardianle... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Belgian aristocrat who runs Congo wildlife rese... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
NIS to help agency’s war on poaching [Published Daily Nation - Apr 13 2014]
World News Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 12 2014]
Kenya poaching drive hits officials [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya arrests officials for poaching [Published ENCA - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya gov't to oversee wildlife authority actions [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya gov't to oversee wildlife authority actions [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Are corrupt politicians and park officials coll... [Published New Internationalist - Apr 08 2014]
World Affairs Council to host program on the 'S... [Published Advance Newspapers - Apr 08 2014]
Nyeri trader fights off poaching claims [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 07 2014]
Kenya Has Reason to Worry Over Poaching - Expert [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
Kenya has reason to worry over poaching – expert [Published CapitalFM - Apr 02 2014]
GAITHO: Kenya’s wildlife is destroyed with help... [Published Daily Nation - Mar 31 2014]
New Rochelle Resident, Rita Mabli, Among Honore... [Published New Rochelle Patch - Mar 29 2014]
KWS to probe private ranches over poaching [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 28 2014]
From SBU’s campus, saving the world’s elephants [Published Times of Middle Country - Mar 27 2014]
Kenya: Will Kenya's Frantic Efforts to Save Lak... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
Will Kenya's frantic efforts to save Lake Turka... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 27 2014]
News of the day From Across the Globe, March 26 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 26 2014]
Leakey calls for drastic action to tackle poachers [Published Legalbrief - Mar 25 2014]
Kenya insists struggle against poachers not lost [Published The Oregon Herald - Mar 25 2014]
Kenya insists fight against poachers not lost [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 25 2014]
Kenya Wildlife Service struggles to stop poaching [Published Charlotte Observer - Mar 25 2014]
Kenya Wildlife Service struggles to stop poaching [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 25 2014]
We haven't lost battle against poaching: Kenya [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 25 2014]
Stop This Massacre Of Elephants, Rhino [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 25 2014]
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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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