Richard Leakey: Person DB Profile

This profile page summarizes all known activity of the person Richard Leakey related to Climate Change. This person may have appeared in articles supporting this topic, against it, or in a separate context: this biographical entry simply demarks this person as appearing in content suggesting contextual association with Climate Change.

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All Media Count   126
News Count (W/Clustered)   109 (86.51%)
Distinct Stories   44
Blog Count   16 (12.70%)
Tweet Count   0 (0.00%)
Shared Tweet Count   0
Links Tweeted   0
Combined Tone   2.89
Combined Polarization   7.50
Combined Activity   1.90
Combined Personalization   1.90
News Tone   2.98
Blog Tone   2.25
Tweet Tone   0
First Seen   1/17/2010
Last Seen   11/25/2013
News/Social Ratio  86.51%
Attention/Loyalty  41 / 3157 days (1.30%)


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3.20% (4)
66.40% (83)
21.60% (27)
40.80% (51)

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Related People

The following names occur in articles mentioning this person:

Richard Leakey   98.41% (124)
Mary Leakey   65.87% (83)
Paul Simon   59.52% (75)
Shirley Strum Kenny   57.14% (72)
Jim Simons   53.97% (68)

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Related Organizations

The following organizations occur in articles mentioning this person:

Turkana Basin Institute   63.49% (80)
National Geographic   61.90% (78)
Kenya Wildlife Service   60.32% (76)
Stony Brook University   60.32% (76)
Stony Brook University On Long Island   59.52% (75)

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Related Worldwide Cities

The following cities worldwide occur in articles mentioning this person:

Turkana, Eastern, Kenya   67.46% (85)
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya   59.52% (75)
Chelsea, New York, United States   53.17% (67)
Ileret, Eastern, Kenya   14.29% (18)
San Francisco, California, United States   7.14% (9)

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Related Countries
The following countries occur in articles mentioning this person:
Kenya   6.35% (105)
United States   6.35% (103)
China   6.35% (19)
United Kingdom   6.35% (14)
Australia   6.35% (11)

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Related Global Regions

The following regions worldwide occur in articles mentioning this person:

Eastern, Kenya   67.46% (85)
Nairobi Area, Kenya   59.52% (75)
Oc,    7.94% (10)
Oceans (General), Oceans   5.56% (7)
Tambovskaya Oblast', Russia   4.76% (6)

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Related US States

The following US states occur in articles mentioning this person:

New York, United States   69.05% (87)
California, United States   11.90% (15)
Washington, United States   8.73% (11)
District Of Columbia, United States   8.73% (11)
Arizona, United States   6.35% (8)

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Outlet Location Countries
This person is mentioned in articles from outlets in these countries:
United States   6.35% (69)
Bermuda   6.35% (3)
Canada   6.35% (3)
Uk   6.35% (2)
Kenya   6.35% (2)

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Top News Outlets

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Yahoo.Com   2.38% (3)
Phys.Org   2.38% (3)
3news.Co.Nz   2.38% (3)
Registerstar.Com   1.59% (2)
Washingtonexaminer.Com   1.59% (2)

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Top Blogs

This person tends to be mentioned in articles from the following blogs:

Greenearthblogs.Broadfoot.Biz   4.76% (6)
Blogs.Ei.Columbia.Edu   1.59% (2)
Artofteachingscience.Org   0.79% (1)
Archaeologynewsnetwork.Blogspot.Com   0.79% (1)
Desmogblog.Com   0.79% (1)

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News Articles

All 109 news articles:


What 11 Billion People Mean for Earth's Animals - Yahoo News

...... , Jenkins said Iconic Animals Humans Are Driving To Extinction the most effective way to fight poaching would be to decrease demand , said Kenyan scientist and conservationist Richard Leakey at a conference on wildlife crime this May At Rutgers University One way to do that would be to better educate people in China and Southeast Asia who buy these products , most of whom don't know ......

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Tone: 1.06%
Pol: 6.04%
Act: 23.57%
Per: 0.40%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
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In battle to end poaching, God gets urgent SOS call - DN2 -

...... to the Far East in recent years It consisted of a pile of charred elephant ivory in Nairobi National Park where in , under the directive of then Kenya Wildlife Service boss Richard Leakey , Kenyan officials burned hundreds of ivory tusks to draw attention to the killing of elephants in Nairobi So , it was a solemn moment for all of us because the mound of burned ivory was so large ......

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Tone: 3.55%
Pol: 8.20%
Act: 17.75%
Per: 0.86%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 4.55%

How Human Evolution Prepared Us to Survive Future Disasters

...... million years , were caused by ice ages , invasive species , and radiation bombardment from space the term sixth extinction was coined in the s by the paleontologist Richard Leakey At that time , he wrote a book about how this new mass extinction began , years ago , when the Americas teemed with mammoths , as well as giant elk and sloths These turbo-vegetarians ......

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Tone: 2.73%
Pol: 6.69%
Act: 21.45%
Per: 3.15%
Que: 3.62%
Exc: 0.23%

Climate scientists James Hansen replacement speaker for World Affairs Council International Speaker series |

...... who retired from NASA earlier this month , will be the replacement speaker Thursday For The World Affairs Council International Speakers Series Anthropologist and environmentalist Richard Leakey had to cancel due to illness , the World Affairs Council announced Friday In , Hansen , then-director of NASA Institute For Space Studies , blew the whistle on climate change He ......

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Tone: 2.75%
Pol: 6.04%
Act: 18.13%
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Headline Story |

...... Turkana risks turning into small water pans with the construction of all the Gibe-related hydro-electric power dams involved in River Omo , Africa foremost paleoanthropologist Dr Richard Leakey says Dr Leakey and his family have been involved in the Lake Turkana basin in search for human pre-history since And with climate change beckoning , we can only imagine the worst for ......

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Tone: 0.68%
Pol: 5.54%
Act: 21.93%
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Blog Posts

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No Puffin Perspective » Blog Archive » The Real Global Weirding

...... Real Global Weirding gt the Real Global Weirding It is in Phoenix today It is in the Keys today Heck , it could be in North Puffin today Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey comments in a much delayed podcast of NPR Science Friday just gave me an aha moment Mentioning NPR cost me the conservative vote Rufus may never speak to me again Professor Leakey helped me ......

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Tone: -0.91%
Pol: 6.71%
Act: 24.85%
Per: 4.57%
Que: 8.62%
Exc: 1.72%

Chris Mooney | A Top Scientist Ignores the Science of Why People Deny Science

...... design proponents and creation science proponents include a number of science Ph Ds mdash Ph Ds who just happened to be conservative Christians to boot Does Richard Leakey really think that a few more fossil discoveries are going to change these people rsquo s minds the irony here is that evolutionary science itself helps to explainwhy people deny evolutionary ......

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Tone: 0.99%
Pol: 8.62%
Act: 22.95%
Per: 1.57%
Que: 6.25%
Exc: 2.08%

Richard Leakey: Evolution is Real, despite Denial. BTW, same with Climate Change. « Climate Denial Crock of the Week

...... As climate deniers more and more form alliances with science denial across the board , fossil expert Richard Leakey reminds us that the battle against science denial crosses many disciplines Truth , however , knows no boundaries AP via HuffPost Sometime in the next to years , the Kenyan-born paleoanthropologist expects scientific discoveries will have accelerated to the point that ......

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Tone: 2.14%
Pol: 10.03%
Act: 22.37%
Per: 4.44%
Que: 27.59%
Exc: 0.00%

Will the Debate over Evolution End Soon? | The Art of Teaching Science

...... In An Associated Press story , Richard Leakey , suggests that the debate over evolution will end sometime over the next to years In the AP story , Dr Leakey puts the context of his belief this way If you get to the stage where you can persuade people on the evidence , that it solid , that we are all African , that color is superficial , that stages of development of culture are ......

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Tone: 1.69%
Pol: 6.76%
Act: 21.96%
Per: 1.43%
Que: 8.20%
Exc: 0.00%

P P S I M M O N S: Atheist Richard Leakey whines to media about resistance to "Evolution"

...... , atheist Richard Leakey , and dictator Barack Hussein Obama have in common They're all from Kenya of course Can anything good come out of that country MSNBC is reporting Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history If you get to the stage where you can persuade people on the evidence , that it solid , that we are all African , that color is ......

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Tone: 3.55%
Pol: 8.52%
Act: 23.91%
Per: 2.37%
Que: 10.64%
Exc: 2.13%

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