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Lion Conservation

Poisoning Of Famed Pride Shows Why Lions Are In Trouble

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.12.2015 | Science

Conservationists have called for justice after several members of a famed pride of lions were poisoned in retribution for killing cattle. At least thr...

Why We Are Inviting Walter Palmer Into Our Lions' Protected Area

Linda Tucker | Posted 09.11.2015 | Green
Linda Tucker

After committing my life to this battle for decades, it's deeply encouraging to see that the tragic death of one noble lion is resulting in global unification on an unprecedented scale behind one single united cause. So why be caught up in the hysteria of the Cecil tsunami, when there are so many other worthy causes?

WATCH: Wild Lioness Rescue Is Absolutely Empowering

The Huffington Post | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green

Warning: This video contains graphic images of a lion injured by a buffalo. Whether you love wild animals or just enjoy stories with happy endings...

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?

Explorers On The Front Lines Of Lion Conservation

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

How do we save the lions? A new film from Dereck and Beverly Joubert, National Geographic explorers-in-residence, looks to answer that question, an...

Conclusions of Trophy Hunting Study Has Lions, Animal Conservation and Welfare Groups Roaring in Disapproval

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

If intensive trophy hunting of lions has been going on for decades and the species has done nothing but decline, why would scientists call for the practice to continue -- albeit along with a plea for reform of the lion trophy hunting industry?

Walking with Lions: The Myth of Conservation

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 'lion encounter' industry is only that -- an industry. Churning out cubs for photo opportunities is a great revenue earner but none of those cubs are set free.