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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He said Richard Leakey was head of public service despite being disabled after he lost his legs in a plane crash.
It comes as no surprise that her work has been exhibited worldwide in both group and solo exhibitions since 1996.Her awards include the Richard Leakey Merit Award, Masters of Fine Art Fellowship by the Sculpture Department of Yale University, Jamaica Centre for the Arts Fellowship in Queens, Artist in Residence from the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Deutsche Bank as their first Artist of the Year.Mutu's art has been featured in numerous catalogues in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, and she has also been an artist lecturer since 2002 for various audiences where her work has been published.
Their anger was echoed last week by prominent conservationist and former KWS chair Richard Leakey, who in a parliamentary submission slammed the WWF for "interference."
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.
Examples include Richard Leakey's The Origin of Humankind (Basic Books, 1994) and the early chapters in Richard Dawkins's The Ancestor's Tale (Houghton Mifflin, 2004).
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 ( Scientific American .
It will focus on Kenya Wildlife Service chairman Dr Richard Leakey's life.
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.
THE TOPIC: In 1995, anthropologist Richard Leakey and science writer Roger Lewin popularized the term "sixth extinction" in a similarly titled work.