Michael J. Fox among five receiving honorary
Stony Brook StatesmanMichael J. Fox among five receiving honorary degreesStony Brook Statesmande Merode is the son-in-law of Richard Leakey, a paleoanthropologist and cofounder of the Turkana Basin Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. Stony Brook University is an academic base affiliated with the Turkana Basin Institute. The institute provides ...
Posted on 12 May 2017 | 8:40 am
Why are we not seeing many black faces in
The Standard (press release)Why are we not seeing many black faces in conservation? :: Kenya ...The Standard (press release)Historic racial prejudices in the Kenyan conservation industry alienate indigenous people as important partners in conservation.and more »
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 1:07 pm
The big lie about conservation of wildlife
Daily NationThe big lie about conservation of wildlife in Africa over the yearsDaily NationThe book's attitude towards well known conservationists (from Richard Leakey to George Adamson) borders on irreverence. For instance, we are told that the figure of Adamson as conservationist is “a product of creative storytelling” crafted to promote ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 8:38 am
Humans in California 130000 Years Ago? Get
National GeographicHumans in California 130000 Years Ago? Get the FactsNational GeographicTo start, the wear features on the rocks match what one would expect from stone tools, specifically those used for smashing up bones, says research team member Richard Fullagar, an archaeologist at Australia's University of Wollongong. ... Usually ...Archaeology shocker: Study claims humans reached the Americas 130000 years agoWashington PostA 130,000-year-old archaeological site in southern California, USA : Nature : Nature ResearchNatureControversial study claims humans reached Americas 100000 years earlier than thoughtNature.comSan Diego Natural History Museumall 130 news articles »
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 10:46 am
Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than
Newswise (press release)Stony Brook University Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for ...Newswise (press release)In recognition of his dedication to the fight against cancer, Joseph R. Biden Jr., 47th Vice President of the United States of America, was honored at Stony Brook ...and more »
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 2:44 pm
Queen presents VC to paratrooper who risked
Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey, 27, from Hampshire, played down his actions and paid tribute to his regiment and the Army after receiving the honour at Windsor Castle
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:50 am
Paratrooper awarded Victoria Cross
A paratrooper who risked death on three separate occasions during a battle with the Taliban and rallied his comrades in the process, has been awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) by the Queen.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:36 am
Angelina Jolie's movie in doubt?
Angelina Jolie - Angelina Jolie's movie in doubt? Angelina Jolie's movie 'Africa' is in doubt over finance issues after Skydance Productions reportedly halved their financial commitment to the project.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:33 am
Renowned author Salman Rushie to speak at
Sir Salman Rushdie will deliver the premier lecture of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series at East Carolina University this month.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 11:34 pm
Angelina Jolie Empowers As Emma Stone,
At Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, the green slime flowed liberally. But fear of that icky goo didn’t stop stars ranging from Angelina Jolie Pitt to Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction, and Selena Gomez from proudly taking the stage to receive their fan-voted trophies, reported The Wrap. Broadcast live on March 28, the Angelina Jolie Empowers As Emma Stone, Jennifer ...
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 7:28 am
Outdoors: The importance of hunting in
One unforgettable evening, I listened to renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, then head of Kenya’s wildlife department, desperately fundraising at Harvard University. It was Leakey, you may recall, who successfully got Kenya to burn its million ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:20 am
Taking oath has profound legal obligations
Richard Leakey, when being sworn in for a public office sometimes back refused to take an oath saying that he was an atheist. This meant therefore that oath taking in Kenya is mostly ceremonial as the same does not bind persons from acting contrary from ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Geoffrey Kent and the paradox of tourism
He can rightfully take credit for helping to protect Uganda’s gorilla population in a scheme that also funnels about a million dollars a year to local communities, and he worked with fellow Kenyan and former classmate Richard Leakey, the anthropologist ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 2:07 pm
Brad Pitt to turn Richard Leakey in Angelina
The 51-year-old yet hot actor has been roped in to play the leading character in the biopic of paleo-archaeologist named Richard Leakey who fought elephant poachers in the 1980s in Kenya. Pitt and Jolie, who make a loving couple, first collaborated in ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:16 pm
Richard Leakey: What does Angelina Jolie see
The announcement that Angelina Jolie is planning to make a film about Richard Leakey, the controversial 69-year-old Kenyan palaeoanthropologist, conservationist, political fixer and indestructible Homo sapiens, is both good news and potentially bad news.
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 5:51 pm
Scientist: Evolution debate will soon be
Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history.
Posted on 26 May 2012 | 8:29 am
Scientist warns cash woes 'devastating' to
Famed scientist Richard Leakey warned that the worldwide credit crisis will be "just devastating" to scientific research in coming years, as endowment interest income drops and companies cut donations.
Posted on 9 October 2008 | 12:40 am
Open Question: Richard Leakey wrote,
Posted on 3 September 2016 | 2:24 pm
Resolved Question: Louis and Mary Leakey are
1)they discovered the Lascaux cave paintings.
2)they created the systematic steps that archaeologists use to excavate a site.
3)they were paleoanthropologists who made significant finds of early hominid species.
4)they are experts in the field of archaeometry.
Posted on 15 November 2013 | 7:59 am
Resolved Question: Is it Primary or
It shows up as a document by the national geographic but the source is Leakey,Richard. I'm reading an article about Richard famous findings and I'm not sure whether or not it's secondary or Primary.
I'm confused because it's a document by him, but the National Geographic published it. ??
Posted on 18 September 2013 | 8:54 am
Resolved Question: Richard Leakey,
The justification for Evolution
Posted on 6 December 2012 | 2:02 am
Resolved Question: Who worked with richard
Posted on 21 November 2012 | 12:14 am