Lion Landscapes in the media
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Tooth and Claw: Lions
Children in the West probably recognise a lion before they can name the animals in their own back yards. But what about people who have lions roaming in their back yards literally? Professor Adam Hart talks to Dr Moreangels Mbizah and Dr Amy Dickman who have spent much of their lives working and living in lion country, helping to manage the wildlife conflicts that are becoming a threat to both humans and beasts.
World Earth Day
The Nature of Biodiversity: Involving Local Stakeholders For Global Change.
The effective protection of local biodiversity can be found at the crossroads of community engagement, technical capacity and political will.
April’s Forum Lab showcased projects that combine real ambition with strong commitment from local communities for the protection of local biodiversity. Listen to panelist Dimitri Syrris, CEO of our innovation partner Boatree.
Wildlife, Warriors & Women
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 8th of March, 2021
Join us in celebration of International Women’s Day for this interactive talk and Q+A event to hear Dr. Amy Dickman reflect on the essential, driving role that women have played in the conservation of lions and other large carnivores both in communities across Africa and within the dedicated group of female scientists that make up ‘'The Pride Lion Alliance'.
Nr.23 in Escape Top 100!
Winner in Escape the City first listing
The Escape 100 is a campaign to find the best companies to escape to in 2019. Over 15,000 companies were nominated, 2,000 took part, but there are only 100 winners.
Why hunting animals could be good for conservation
Trophy hunting sparks outrage around the world. But the highly controversial sport can actually help to protect some of Africa's most endangered big animals.
Lion landscapes' joint CEO Amy Dickman was interviewed by The Economist in this short documentary on trophy hunting, highlighting that is a far more complex issue than it is portrayed.
Bradt, The Travel Club, April 2021
Community Camera Trapping in Tanzania
Dr Amy Dickman on the success of this innovative and inclusive approach to encouraging human-wildlife co-existence on village land.
Article in Bradt Magazine, The Travel Club, April 2021
BBC, 3rd of March, 2021
Out of 11 vulture species found in Africa, 7 are on the verge of extinction.
Poisoning has been cited as the major cause of the vulture population decline over the past 3 decades stemming from numerous incidences of human wildlife conflicts.
Dr. Darcy Ogada talks to the BBC about how the Coexistence Co-op project tries to reduce human wildlife conflict.
Keeping animals wild vs ‘safe’ should be prioritized, lion biologists argue
Despite growing media and public pressure to ‘sanitize’ the wild, the priority for conservation should always be keeping populations and areas wild above keeping individual animals safe, six leading lion conservationists argue.
Read commentary on Mongabay by Pride Lion Conservation Alliance, May 14th, 2021.
Amy Dickman: Lions, Celebrities, Hunting & Evidence
Lions, Celebrities, Hunting & Evidence
Lion conservation scientist Amy Dickman on the myth of self-sustaining conservation in Africa, getting death threats from trophy hunting opponents and the false choice between evidence & emotion in science communication.
Podcast Science+Story, March 2021
Times Christmas Appeal
12th December 2020
Tusk was chosen as one of the three charities supported by The Times and The Sunday Times Christmas Appeal this year.
The Lion Ranger Programme of Lion Landscapes was one of the beneficiaries of this appeal and was featured in this article on the 12th of December 2020.
17-18 September 2019, University of Nairobi
Ewaso Lions, Kenya Wildlife Trust and Uvumbuzi Africa organise their first conservation symposium at the University of Nairobi's Chiromo Campus on the 17th and 18th of September. Theme: How complex conservation problems are solved. Open for all students.