Lion Landscapes in the media

Here you can find news about Lion Landscapes and our partners.

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Interview

Tooth and Claw: Lions

BBC Discovery

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.

The Nature of Biodiversity: Involving Lo

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.

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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'.

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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. 

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Interview

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.
 

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Interview

Bradt, The Travel Club, April 2021

Community Camera Trapping in Tanzania

Conservation biologist
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 Coexistence Coop interview

Endangered vultures

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.

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Lecture

Thursday 19th September 2019

Dr Alayne Cotterill and Dr Amy Dickman talk about Lions, Leadership and Local Communities. Join us at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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Commentary

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.

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Podcast

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

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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.

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Symposium 

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.