Richard Leakey

Type: Person
Name: Richard Leakey
Title: Chairman of National Museums of Kenya (Kenya)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Crush Crime Cartels To Save Rhino, Elephants

It comes as no surprise that a trafficker tried to smuggle Sh33 million ivory through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on July 25. This person was sure they could easily move 260kg of ivory in 12 massive and conspicuous boxes through the airport. ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dare to Be 100: The Moving Brain

This sea squirt is probably the least remarkable creature that you will never meet. It hangs around rocky shores, reefs and piers. It is altogether uninteresting except for one amazing fact.After being born with a brain, shortly thereafter it eats it. ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Patricia Randolph's Madravenspeak: Human denial causing great dying on Earth

“I do not think we in any way should feel complacent that we are not on the list of possible extinctions.” ~ Richard Leakey, paleontologistEvery day that passes the world is in worse shape.Humans are in the process of destroying more species on earth ... [Published Capital Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Early Man fossils put Kenya on the global map at US Festival

By WASHINGTON DCKevin Hicks is a voracious reader of books and journals on human origin and evolution.For the last four years, the 12-yearl-old pupil at Takoma Park Elementary School in Montgomery County, Maryland, has been imagining how the skeleton ... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 05 2014]
Entities: Kenya, Fossil, SKELETON
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Curtain falls on Ng’eny, the man IMF loved to hate

The books have been closed on the life of Mr Kipng’eno arap Ng’eny, whose tenure at a now defunct parastatal ended in the most expensive restructuring of a Kenyan company to date.Ng’eny, who died Tuesday aged 77, was a former long-serving managing director ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Leakey’s Challenge to Youth Innovation

Young people have been challenged to be innovative and start projects that will empower them to be self-reliant.Addressing the 23 graduation ceremony at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) main campus in Juja, the former ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Why we can never avoid subjectivity altogether

By Philip OchiengMore byThe verb “to suspect” has three related meanings: (a) to believe, without any evidence, that someone or something is responsible for something; (b) to doubt the objectivity of a proposition (like a religion); and (c) to conclude ... [Published Daily Nation - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

3,000 graduating now at JKUAT

A total of 3082 graduands are set to graduate today at JKUAT main campus in Juja.Graduands,relatives and guests are streaming in in large numbers and are now settling down.Former Attorney General Sir Charles Njonjo and Dr. Richard Leaky are some of the ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Satao, one of Africa’s largest elephants, killed by poachers for ivory tusks weighing more than 45 kg

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 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Poaching: Demands for armed guards for Kenya's last "great tuskers"

Kenya's first president ordered massive elephant protected from poachers - the same is needed now, conservationists warn after poachers poison animal with 100lb tusks Conservationists worldwide are demanding that Kenya's president provides around-the-clock ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Major Victory As Oil Company Pulls Out of Africa’s Oldest Park

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 ... [Published Oil Change - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Target the ring leaders to defeat poaching

Richard Leakey and Paula Kahumbu at the press conference organised by Wildlife Direct on March 19, 2014 in Nairobi. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/ Nairobi 19th March: Four days ago I was in the bush, heartbroken, by the mutilated body of a rhino gunned ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]

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Crush Crime Cartels To Save Rhino, Elephants [Published The Star (Kenya) - 8 hours ago]
Dare to Be 100: The Moving Brain [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Patricia Randolph's Madravenspeak: Human denial... [Published Capital Times - Jul 06 2014]
Early Man fossils put Kenya on the global map a... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 05 2014]
Curtain falls on Ng’eny, the man IMF loved to hate [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 03 2014]
Leakey’s Challenge to Youth Innovation [Published Kenya News Agency - Jun 28 2014]
Why we can never avoid subjectivity altogether [Published Daily Nation - Jun 27 2014]
For Rangers on the Front Lines of Anti-Poaching... [Published National Geographic - Jun 27 2014]
3,000 graduating now at JKUAT [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jun 27 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]
Major Victory As Oil Company Pulls Out of Afric... [Published Oil Change - Jun 11 2014]
Kenya to deploy drones in all national parks in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 25 2014]
Belgian aristocrat who runs Congo wildlife rese... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
World News Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 12 2014]
Target the ring leaders to defeat poaching [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
Conservationists Urge Kenyatta to Decl... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 21 2014]
Last Call [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 01 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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