Daily Archives: October 29, 2019

Anthropology: Ancestral home of modern humans is in Botswana- study finds

Other scientists raise questions about results, which were based on DNA samples

Zambezi River. Botswana

Science editor  @iansample – 

The swathe of land south of the Zambezi River became a thriving home to Homo sapiens 200,000 years ago, the researchers suggest, and sustained an isolated, founder population of modern humans for at least 70,000 years.

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Why Guyana’s wilderness needs visitors ‘We want to keep our forest’ – The Guardian UK

A community-run wildlife tour shows how tourism can help preserve a remote rainforest and introduces visitors to a stunning array of fauna and jungle vistas

by Sun 27 Oct 2019

Queen’s College Alumni Association of Toronto hosts Literary Event – By Kemahl Khan

Kemahl “ARK” Khan
Kemahl “ARK” Khan

By Kemahl Khan

Editor’s Note: On Friday, September 13, QC alumnus, Kemahl “ARK” Khan, died while on vacation with his daughter and grand-children.  ARK attended QC in 1951-1958 and was a member of Weston “F” House. Living in Toronto, he was one of the most active members of the Toronto Chapter of the Queen’s College Alumni Association.
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When I joined the executive for a brief time in the early 2000s, it was Kemahl that I was most frequently in contact with. He served as President of the Association (2009-2011), and was also a past Assistant Recording Secretary for the International Committee of the Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Associations (ICQC).      Continue reading
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