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Breaking News for Wild Lions in Northern Namibia

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Did you know protecting wild lions in their natural environment is the absolute best way to preserve the species long term? He’s back! Great news for wild lions. After several challenging months addressing the usual permit and funding related matters Walking For Lions is back. When we first met Marnus, a few years ago, he […]

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How your donations helped save African wildlife in 2016

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Once again we’ve spent most of the year in Africa looking for people who save African wildlife. Thanks to your donations we’ve been able to help many more. 2016 turned out to be a banner year! Many thanks to folks like you who donated to save African wildlife. I’m sitting at the base of Mount […]

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Breaking News from Walking For Lions

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A chance meeting leads to a warm friendship between Nikela and Walking For Lions. It was totally by accident that Marnus Roodbol with Walking For Lions and I met at the Mugg & Bean in Johannesburg in early 2014. I was impressed by his dedication, enthusiasm and knowledge right away. We simply had to support […]

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Proof Lights Keep Wild Lions Away From Cattle

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No dead livestock equals a happy farmer after a pride of fifteen wild lions are scared off by lights and sirens provided by Walking For Lions. It is well over a year ago (January 2015) when I met Marnus Roodbol, the founder of Walking For Lions. From that first meeting I was sold, not by […]

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PODCAST Five Things We Can Learn From Small Wildlife Conservationists

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It’s with the small wildlife conservationists where their and maybe our future lies The initial intention of  this story was to highlight the common struggles of small wildlife conservationists. As I wrote I realized the amazing strengths these have developed and what us ordinary folk stand to learn from this dedicated group of people. (Watch […]

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How You Helped People Saving Wildlife in 2015

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At first blush it didn’t look like much until I began listing all the ways you helped people saving wildlife. Who’d have guessed six years ago as Russ and I sat enthralled watching Shannon’s birds of prey and sadly learning how their numbers where dwindling that we’d be so caught up in the movement? The […]

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