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“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...

Marah’s royal bloodline is flourishing. Both her sons, Letaba and Regeus, have sired our future generation… Our Little Prince, Ingwavuma II, was born on the 8:8th StarGate Portal to Marah’s son Letaba, and the glorious Khanyezi, a golden lioness who dug her way into our Heartlands from the greater Kruger system 3 years ago. This incredibly...

Gaia arrived at our project just over a year ago, with an expression darkened by anger - but now she’s shining brightly with maternal pride and we’re all glowing along with her! Here’s why! We asked you to guess why Gaia might be jumping down from one of her favourite perches… No one could have guessed it! ...

You may know that the original Heartlands of the White Lions is an ancient sacred site, declared protected by African kings for many hundreds of years before South Africa’s National Park was designated. It is here, in the epicenter of the Kruger to Canyons (a UNESCO Biosphere region) that the Global White Lion Protection Trust...

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:...

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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