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Dr Gerald Dick, 2015 Keynote Speaker

We are delighted to announce Dr. Gerald Dick, Executive Director of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums as a keynote speaker at the 2015 ICOM NATHIST conference at the Taiwan National Museum. 193 more words


Cameroon attack: Boko Haram kills 19, 'many beheaded'


Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night’s attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded. 327 more words


“Fear is not real.  The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist.  1,389 more words

Closing time at Westminster

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) was slammed by the national newspapers on Tuesday for overlooking some pretty awful instances of animal cruelty. In Indonesia, dolphins were made to jump through flaming hoops. 296 more words

Bury Free Press

Cameroon army kills 86 Boko Haram militants

Soldiers of the Chadian army stand next to Panhard AML 90 armoured vehicles, near the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, some 40 km from Maltam, as part of a military contingent fighting the armed Islamist group Boko Haram, on January 21, 2015. 635 more words

"Biodiversity is Us" - ICOM NATHIST collaborates with WAZA

With the theme of IMD15 “Museums for a Sustainable Society”, ICOM NATHIST is working even more closely with its partner the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) to support “Biodiversity is Us”. 221 more words


The genuine Path

As I said in many articles before this one, the idea of contemporary perception about Martial Arts is totally different than the activity which involves combat techniques, simply because the last ones can be included in the first category, but not mandatory. 283 more words