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Protecting African Lions (P.A.L) and The Global White Lion Protection Trust (WLT) have joined forces under the White Lion Trust's newly launched One United Roar (O.U.R Campaign for Lions). The campaign was launched on World Lion Day with the aim of achieving greater protection for Lions and all endangered species globally. The O.U.R. campaign is supported by Archbishop...

O.U.R. LIONHEARTED CALL TO ACTION:1WRITE to South African Nature Conservation (DEA) and express your anger, dismay and disgust in the strongest terms possible at the legalizing of the reprehensible Lion Bones Trade in lions. Deputy Director  Mpho Tjiane (CITES policy development and implementation)  MTjiane@environment.gov.za2Support organisations that are protecting lions and their ecosystems against incredible odds. See the...

We are hugely excited to announce that after 2 decades of campaigning for lions’ protection, we are greatly encouraged that many of the major airlines have now pledged not to carry the trophies of endangered species on their flights, in the response to the tragic killing of the famous Zimbabwean lion Cecil. The list of airlines taking a principled position: Delta Airlines British Airways Virgin Atlantic American Airlines United...

The Global White Lion Protection Trust (WLT) has sent an urgent letter of objection to the Director-General of Environmental Affairs, highlighting major concerns about the proposed National Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for Lions in South Africa (Gazette No. 38706). As the proposed Biodiversity Management Plan stands, it will  1)  legitimise the notorious malpractice of captive breeding and...

by Jason Turner Below is an article that appeared in the Cape Argus last weekend. The stats speak for themselves - lions are in crisis, and they need our urgent protection. Of the 3,100 wild lions in South Africa, about 1,900 lions can be found in the Greater Kruger Park Region, and of these only 14 are...

The WLT will be commemorating World Lion Day together with our local community, who will be marching for the urgent protection of their White Lion heritage. The Sepedi and Tsonga people believe in the sacred importance of the White Lions, and many regard them lovingly as family members. However, White Lions have been artificially removed...

LIONS IN CRISIS Please join the Global March for Lions: 15 March 2014 This is a very urgent appeal on behalf of South Africa’s lions and lion heritage, which is in desperate trouble. A series of coordinated rallies are taking place around the world on March 15th 2014 - with the aim of banning canned lion hunting. Join...

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