Last year, our Program Manager Luke Maamai successfully completed his Master’s thesis in Conservation Biology at University of Kent. Below, Luke shares some main findings from his research, which offers new hope for lions in our ecosystem, and guidance for how we can continue to enable coexistence in a changing landscape. In order to understand…
Why “mock hunts” work
Mock hunts are an integral part of our conflict mitigation work. We are currently raising funds to triple the size of our conflict response team; to support this work, please visit our campaign page. Many of our best conservation tools come from communities themselves, and “mock hunts” are no exception. In the past, when a…
Act Today & Help Lions Survive
A harsh spotlight has been cast on the plight of the lion this year. The illegal hunt of Cecil in Zimbabwe, the most recent poisoning of three lions belonging to the Marsh Pride in the Masai Mara, Kenya and our very own loss of Mbalueni have raised global awareness of the decline in lion populations…
Paying it forward
Guardian Parkesian flagged us down as we rushed out of the Training Center. He had run several kilometers to meet us in a matter of minutes. He was drenched in sweat, but he didn’t care. A hunt was on and there was no time to lose! Thirty minutes before, he was on a motorbike making…
Nosipana – Surviving Against All Odds!
She was just over a year and a half old when she left the protection of her mother’s care; she is a little lion fending for herself in the big world. While this is not uncommon for most lions born on community lands, the task of striking out on one’s own is doubly difficult for…
It’s Out: The Lion Guardians Newsletter – Issue No. 4
The fourth issue of the Lion Guardians Newsletter is out. Click here to read all about new faces, a new logo, a quirky young Lion Guardian named Olamayiani and much much more! Happy reading! Please share with your friends and family.
Sikiria- The Making of a Legend
For lions, each observation we get of them is a piece of a puzzle – we need to come together and share these pieces to see the whole picture and to effectively conserve the remaining lion populations. Help us save more lions; help us “Make the LINC.” If you ask any community member from the…
Director Leela Hazzah nominated as 2014 CNN Hero
Airing on the CNN network, a 2014 CNN Hero nominee: “We should all feel proud” – Leela Haazah
The Lion Guardians 2013 Annual Report is here
We are pleased to share with you the collective efforts and achievements of 2013
Shaka seriously injures a murran in Tanzania
The hunt is on for Shaka after he kills two cows lost in the bush.