The Ashmolean has acquired an important record of the Pre-Raphaelite artists, the illustrated letters of Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833?98) to Helen Mary (May) Gaskell (1853?1940). The archive, which has remained with May Gaskell?s descendants,...Show More Summary
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19th century Kalighat paintings of Hindu deities Krishna, Shiva, Ganesha, Durga, Hanuman,... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
DALLAS – DSC is a financial supporter of lion conservation efforts by Oxford University, the prestigious institution responsible for collaring and studying The post Oxford University’s Lion Efforts Supported by DSC appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Jericho, brother to Cecil the lion, is alive and healthy, Oxford University researcher Brent Stapelkamp confirmed on Sunday. Conflicting reports led many to believe that the Zimbabwe beast had also … READ ON
Jericho the lion appears to be alive and well, as the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has retracted its statement yesterday on the illegal killing of the brother of slain lion Cecil. The Oxford University field researcher tracking the lion also conf… The post UPDATE: Cecil the Lion’s Brother Jericho Alive in Zimbabwe appeared first on Towleroad.
On July 29, Global Tiger Day, to mark an iconic keystone species on the verge of extinction, the media and public were mesmerized by the killing of Zimbabwe’s beloved lion Cecil. Collared for an Oxford University research project and a major tourist attraction, Cecil was killed by a Minnesota dentist, Dr. Show More Summary
Charles Spence, the noted red-trousered Professor of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University wrote one of my favourite books of late, titled The Perfect Meal. I think I had a lunch today that would get pretty close, at Social Wine and Tapas with Dan Keeling of Noble Rot. Of course, I was primed to like it. Our [...]
Jimmy Kimmel's tearful plea on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" for donations on behalf of murdered Cecil the lion not only tugged on heart strings, but it also on opened up a lot of wallets. A representative for University of Oxford'sShow More Summary
The death of Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil, killed by Minnesota dentist Dr. Walter Palmer, could spark a "cascade of effects" that ultimately result in the deaths of 10 cubs in Cecil's pride. So say University of Oxford conservation experts who've been tracking one of the continent's most photographed lions for...
The late-night host devoted a portion of his monologue Tuesday to address the killing of a protected lion in Zimbabwe, imploring viewers to make donations to the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Oxford University.
In Zimbabwe, Cecil the lion was a believed to be a rare animal that was relatively safe from trophy hunters and poachers. After all, the 13-year-old lion wore a GPS collar as part of a research project with Oxford University and lived in a reserve funded by various governments and organizations to keep animals safe. […]
Wild chimpanzees in the forests of Uganda are increasingly eating clay to supplement the minerals in their diet, according to a long-term study published in PLOS ONE. The paper led by the University of Oxford describes how the researchers observed wild chimpanzees in the Budongo forest eating and drinking from clay pits and termite mounds. read more
The next time you go bungee jumping, thank a group of Oxford University students for the experience.
In the summer of 1954, a 25-year-old University of Oxford neurology student and Olympic runner named Roger Bannister did what scientists had long thought was not humanly possible: He ran a mile in under 4 minutes. The London-born athlete...Show More Summary
Cecil the lion, killed in Zimbabwe on July 6, was one of Africa’s most famous lions for his friendliness with people, his gentle nature, and his gorgeous mane. According to CNN, the lion was part of the Oxford University research project and wore a GPS collar at all times. Show More Summary
Image: Ralph Straumann, Mark Graham, geonet.oii.ox.ac.uk, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford (CC-BY-NC) Many of us take internet access for granted. But this map, released by researchers at Oxford University’s Internet Institute, shows which territories in the world still lack strong digital connectivity. Show More Summary
In their new book, Imperialism Past and Present (Oxford University Press), Emanuele Saccarelli and Latha Varadarajan write that “western [sic] imperialism did not end with the close of colonialism, but continues to define international...Show More Summary
A “worrying” lack of diversity on the boards of major US oil companies increases the risks of “groupthink” and bad investment choices, according to a new report from the University of Oxford. Fossil fuel companies are facing an increase in measures to cut carbon emissions as world leaders move to...
Last week, the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford launched an online portal to over 115,000 open-license images from their collections.