Richard Leakey


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Noun1.Richard Leakey - English paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents; he was appointed director of a wildlife preserve in Kenya but resigned under political pressure (born in 1944)
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At the forensics lab at Nairobi National Park, the only such lab in east and central Africa, Tillerson agreed Sunday when famed conservationist Richard Leakey warned that the "huge interest" in wildlife products such as elephant and rhinoceros parts was fueling the international trafficking trade.
High ranking officials from Kenya and the US including Ambassador Robert Godec and renowned conservationist Dr Richard Leakey were present.
His investigative work on the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade earned him some titles the United Nations appointed him as the special envoy on rhino conservation but he was not viewed as a celebrity like Richard Leakey, for instance.
Standing at the site of the burn was Richard Leakey, the renowned conservationist and chair of the Kenyan Wildlife Service (KWS).
Jane Goodall, Richard Leakey, and Prince Albert of Monaco also hold the title.
Maybe they think that it is coming off elephants that have died of natural causes," Richard Leakey, chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service, told (http://www.
Speakers included Jose Manuel Barroso, the former president of the European Commission (2004-2014); Ana Botaen, executive chairman, Banco de Santander; Petra Nemcova, founder and chair, Happy Hearts Fund; and Richard Leakey, politician, palaeo-anthropologist, conservationist, university professor and founder, Turkana Basin Institute.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants.
THE TOPIC: In 1995, anthropologist Richard Leakey and science writer Roger Lewin popularized the term "sixth extinction" in a similarly titled work.
A century later Richard Leakey, a British archaeologist and paleontologist, carried out research into human ancestry in Africa, discovering skulls of early man in northern Kenya.
Then our luck magically changed, and within three years we found three fossils which we believe are attributable to the same species as 1470," said Meave Leakey, who had discovered 1470 with her husband Richard Leakey.