Stories

Stories

  • Read the Latest LRF Progress Report on the LRF's Fifth Anniversary August 10, 2022

    This year on World Lion Day, we're pleased to release the latest LRF progress report, which collects some of the LRF's most impactful grants to long-term investment projects that safeguard lion habitat and help lion populations recover in places like Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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  • Lions Caught on Camera in South Sudan August 4, 2022

    For many years, Fauna and Flora International (FFI) have been on a look out for the presence of the king of beasts in the vast Southern National Park of South Sudan. Through perseverance and determination, FFI is delighted to report that the first evidence of lions in the park has been found.

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  • Panthera's Efforts to Save Senegal's Lions July 25, 2022

    A recent National Geographic article highlights the work of Panthera and the park service of Senegal's Niokolo-Koba National Park to protect the few remaining West African lions. The LRF has supported Panthera to help manage the park and fund ranger patrols to keep poachers at bay.

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  • Dr. Peter Lindsey's Recent Closer Look on Lions in Central Africa July 8, 2022

    LRF Director Dr. Peter Lindsey recently offered insights about the Lion Recovery Fund's efforts to safeguard lions and their habitats in Central Africa. His recent visit to several LRF grantees based in these countries revealed significant potential for lion recovery in their vast wild spaces.

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  • Recovering Lions in Southern Africa’s Forgotten Corner June 27, 2022

    Compared to much of Africa, southern Africa’s biodiversity and wild landscapes are well understood. A glaring exception to this, however, is Angola. The status of Angola’s lion populations has also long been a mystery, but there is significant recovery potential for lions.

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  • LRF Grantee Lion Landscapes Featured on CNN's Call to Earth June 13, 2022

    Lion Landscapes, a LRF grantee that merged with Ruaha Carnivore Project, was recently featured on CNN's environmental series, Call to Earth, and in an article about their work reducing human-lion conflict in central Tanzania.

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