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At this critical turning point for humanity and the planet, at a time when South Africa and the world attempt to drag ourselves out of the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic, this critically important submission to the South African Government illustrates a model of true leadership, one which respects Indigenous Knowledge Systems, and thereby places...

2020 has already proved a monumental year of transformation and opportunity. On 21 January, in Davos during the 2020 World Economic Forum, I was privileged to co-present the Declaration for the protection of the Earth’s Natural Sacred Sites, together with ASSEGAIA Alliance partners. I felt deeply honoured to know that Indigenous elders were holding simultaneous ceremonies...

Full Forward to Linda Tucker’s Book, Mystery of the White Lions. Plea for Africa - Credo Mutwa A voice rises from the parched valleys of my ancient motherland, a lonely voice rises above the hills of eternal Africa, an appeal who do not care, to those who have no ears. A plea to those who choose to...

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...

“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...

Ignite Your LionHeart Tour – last quarter 2018 The second overseas LionHearted Leadership™ tour of 2018 started in late September with a real game-changing experience – my first TEDx Talk! “Until the Lion learns to speak, the story will be told from the hunter’s perspective.” This Ancient African proverb was the inspiration for my TEDx Talk, held in...

Following the well-attended colloquium held in South African Parliament on 21/22 August 2018, where stakeholders were brought together to discuss the impact of the captive breeding-to-kill industry, Linda addressed a letter to the Chairperson calling for a moratorium on the killing of any of The Big Five for a period of at least three years: UPDATE:...

“To A Tama !Khums Ge!!” Linda with Koisan leader, Chief Stephen Fritz, on the steps of Parliament. These words, delivered by the First Nation of First Nations representatives, Chief Stephen Fritz, on behalf of the Koisan people, resounded through the assembly at the Parliamentary Colloquium last month - an urgent parliamentary review called by the Chairperson...