eNCA NewsNight / 5 November 2015

eNCA NewsNight / 5 November 2015

Robert Blumenshine, the lead scientist on the ‘All from One’ campaign, chatted with Jeremy Maggs and Iman Rappetti on News Night and profiled their genomes, ahead of the Launch of the All From One campaign and exhibition at Standard Bank South
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Classic Business Philanthropy Feature Podcast / 11 November 2015

Classic Business Philanthropy Feature Podcast / 11 November 2015

Jenny Pheiffer, Head of Group Brand and Sponsorships, Standard Bank and Professor Robert Blumenschine, Lead Scientist, The Palaeontological Scientific Trust (PAST) discuss the Launch of the All From One Campaign at Standard Bank¹s Rosebank building, to celebrate Africa as the birthplace of humankind and improve the public¹s awareness of their

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Looks aside, DNA shows we’re all 99.9% alike

Looks aside, DNA shows we’re all 99.9% alike

Looks aside DNA shows we¹re all 99.9% alike. Fossil and genetic evidence supports this completely, confirming that Africa is humankind¹s birthplace, but that ancient changes in environments ­ from cold and rainy to sunny and dry ­ shaped human development over the eons. Thus our differences in skin and facial

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Act fast to stop extinction

Act fast to stop extinction

An environmental crisis is upon us today and a sixth mass extinction may occur in as little as 10 human generations says Prof Robert Blumenschine, Chief Scientist at PAST.

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All From One

All From One

It is time to embrace our shared African origins to secure the future of humankind, writes Andrea Leenen, CEO of the Palaeontoloical Scientific trust (PAST) in the November 2015 issue of Creative Feel Magazine.
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We must all act to stop extinctions

We must all act to stop extinctions

It is important for everyone ‹ from captains of industry to school children ‹ to understand that documented extinction is happening at a faster rate than our planet has seen in the past 66-million years. If this continues, Earth would have reached the 75% threshold for mass extinction in as

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20 years of PAST

20 years of PAST

Since 1994, PAST has grown from an organization funding human origins research at Sterkfontein to the largest independent, African-based supporter of research, education and public outreach in all of the palaeontological sciences across the continent. PAST has funded hundreds of postgraduate bursaries and grants for research, technical training, conferences and publications.

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