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February 16, 2013

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Climate change is increasingly threatening conservation efforts to protect habitats and wild species in Africa and the Kenya case is a useful and informative example. Misuse of land, water and wildlife will be disused against a backdrop of knowledge gained from prehistory. Presented by renowned Kenyan paleontologist, conservationist, and politician, Dr. Richard E. Leakey. Reception to follow.

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Host: CAS Dean's Office

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Deep under the Cradle of Humankind in South Africa in October 2013, cavers discovered what would turn out to be one of the most dense deposits of hominin fossils in the region in which more than a dozen individuals are represented. The Rising Star Expedition began with a call on social media for archaeologists skilled in both excavation and caving and has remained an open access …more

Type: Conferences. Panels. Speakers

Host: CAS Dean's Office

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