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Africa Declining or Rising?

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Paul Mashegoane

There is a narrative that Africa is rich underground, not above ground with the notion of the resource curse. The Economist in 2000, published a magaz...

Walking With Lions and Canned Hunting in South Africa

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

One of our clients just asked why we won't book them on a 'walking with lions' experience. We pride ourselves on offering amazing experiences and this would surely be one of them! But we simply cannot encourage this practice.

Tragedy of Cecil: Leader of Pride, Victim of Trophy Hunt

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 07.29.2016 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

Living free in the wild, being admired -- not killed -- for their beauty is where these species true and only value should lie. Cecil brought in significant tourist dollars as a living, breathing icon. Now he is nothing more than a sad reminder of what greed and exploitation of wildlife can lead to.

Cecil The Lion's Death Inspires New Jersey Bill To Protect Endangered Species

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

It didn't take long for global outrage over Cecil the lion's death to lead to proposed legislation. New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D) announced W...

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 09.14.2015 | 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...