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9 February 2020 Honourable Members of the Committee At this critical turning point for the planet, we call on the British Prime Minister and honourable members of the British Parliament to lead by example by prohibiting trophy hunting imports at UK ports, and thereby place the regeneration of our living Earth at the centre of all decisions...

A pride of emerging LionHearted youth leaders have commenced an intrepid expedition along the legendary Nilotic Meridian, starting at the iconic Sphynx in Giza, and ending in the mystical coastal forests of the Garden Route, South Africa. Robbie and Michie Rorich, Jess McCormack and Angus Teeton have been cycling through Africa from North to South following...

The Shocking seizure of crates of lion bones at Johannesburg airport last week – representing as many as 35 lions carcasses in this one instalment – tests the South African government’s position with regard to regulating and shutting down the lion killing factories. The Global White Lion Protection Trust, once a lone voice against the diabolical captive lion killing...

Blog Post by Linda Tucker In 2015, more than 42 international commercial airlines made history by refusing to carry body parts of dead lions as cargo. This landmark response to the international public outcry followed mass-media exposure of atrocities associated with lions. Commercial trophy hunters (notably the toothy American dentist, Walter Palmer) were luring majestic lion kings...

“Community perspectives on benefit-sharing and the ethics of hunting in the western boundary of the Kruger National Park” Presentation by: Jason A Turner, MSc Wildlife Management Director of Ecology & Conservation Global White Lion Protection Trust IN SUMMARY: The APNR and SANParks Agreement needs to shift in line with international precedents so as to: 1.Respect rather than dismiss Indigenous...

“Community perspectives on benefit-sharing in the western boundary of the Kruger National Park” Presentation by:  Linda Tucker, CEO and Founder, Global White Lion Protection Trust, MACantab IN SUMMARY: “Benefit-sharing” in this critically important ecosystem should not be separated from  “ecologically sustainable” principles inherent in Indigenous Knowledge Systems of the stakeholders both in this region, and further afield. From an Indigenous...

No copyright infringement is intended Review by Linda Tucker, Founder and CEO Global White Lion Protection Trust Imagine for a moment that your puppy, raised as part of your family, is snatched from you and sold into the dog meat trade? What would you do? Take a deep breath… and prepare yourself for a family movie which “opens the...

For the Global White Lion Protection Trust, South African Parliament’s announcement yesterday that it would be clamping down on the Canned Hunting and lion bone trade represents a significant triumph after two decades of intensive campaigning against the captive killing lion industry. This decision took place after a coordinated effort of opposition was created by...

Like fingerprints, every lion has unique spot patterns. No two are identical.  This killing industry is not only scientifically unsound, environmentally unsustainable and fundamentally unethical, it is also culturally offensive across any and all cultures who hold Nature with love and respect. Mrs Nosipho Ngcaba - 20 July 2018 Director-General Department of Environmental Affairs Our original Letter of Objection (11...

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