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Fish And Wildlife Service Proposes Listing African Lion As Threatened

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing the African lion as threatened after a study showed the...

The New Global Leader, Part VI: Jens Rötzel, Driving Sustainable Growth in Africa

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A true entrepreneur, Jens founded his first company at age 18. He is CEO of JRX Ghana, a company which specializes in connecting non-African companies with African firms to create win-win business for all.

Lions: The New Endangered Species

Kelsey Davenport | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Kelsey Davenport

In the 1850s, there were thousands of Asiatic lions residing in India. Now, there are only 400. The parallels between the two lion populations are significant -- shouldn't we curb the diminishing numbers of African lions now, before they go the way of their relatives in India?

Don't List the Lion

Glen Martin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green
Glen Martin

Fewer than 35,000 African lions roam the wild today, down from at least 100,000 in the 1960s. Their range has contracted as well, and currently encomp...

Biologist Gives Odds On Lion-Tiger Fight

Posted 07.17.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/16/2012 07:29 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries provides exper...

LOOK: National Zoo Lions Being Sent To Canada

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Two of the National Zoo's cutest and most dangerous residents are gearing up for their trip to the Great White North. African lions Baru...