Protect the Pride: WCN and Disney Team Up to Save Lions June 4, 2019
Twenty-five years ago, Disney created a world where lions rule the animal kingdom, wildlife burst into song, and warthogs and meerkats enthusiastically endorse a carefree life. Disney’s The Lion King wasn’t just a film, it was a phenomenon that moved millions of people with its tale of loss and redemption, of friendship and kinship.
LRF’s Newest Initiatives to Save African Lions May 31, 2019
This month, the Lion Recovery Fund provided grants to organizations in Angola, Namibia, Tanzania, and Uganda. These organizations work on the front-lines to protect African lions, tackling various challenges, such as human-lion conflict and poaching: Frankfurt Zoological Society, Wildlife Conservation Society, Zoological Society of London, and Desert Lion Conservation.Read on
Saving Lions in Limpopo National Park May 13, 2019
Mozambique's Limpopo National Park is greatly affected by bushmeat poaching. Greater Limpopo Carnivore Program works within this area to protect the remaining lions in the park and their prey with their Limpopo Lion Protection Unit. A few weeks ago this unit had a huge success.
The Lion Recovery Fund Reaches Over $5 million Invested for Lions May 7, 2019
Last week, the Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) reached a new milestone; since its inception in 2017, the Fund has invested over $5 million as grants to projects on the ground in Africa, with the goal of doubling the number of African lions.Read on
Leading Ecotourism Operators Join Forces to Launch the Lionscape Coalition March 27, 2019
Four of Africa’s leading ecotourism operators— andBeyond, Conservation Travel Foundation by Ultimate Safaris, Singita, and Wilderness Safaris—are joining forces with The Lion Recovery Fund and launching the Lionscape Coalition today. The Lionscape Coalition brings together commercial competitors to collaborate for wildlife, demonstrating that investing in lions is good for business.Read on