Background

BREAKING NEWS: Public participation has been reopened for the draft Policy Position

22 September 2021 The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) have reopened public participation regarding the draft Policy Position…

World Lion Day: There is hope for our lions

10 August 2021 On World Lion Day, the international community celebrates our iconic lions and raises awareness on the plight of…

BREAKING NEWS: International volunteer comes forward after recent attack by captive cheetah in a South African wildlife facility

07 July 2021 A young female volunteer from Belgium, assisting at a captive wildlife facility in South Africa, was left traumatised…

BREAKING NEWS: SA Government releases policy document to end the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa

29 June 2021 Blood Lions Statement: Minister Creecy of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) has now released…

PRESS RELEASE: South African youth show their support for the Government as Environmental Minister looks to implement critical recommendations

16 June 2021 Youth Day (16 June) in South Africa is a day to pay tribute to the youth and recognise…

Guest Blog: ‘The Artwork That Brought An End To The Captive Lion Industry’

This Guest Blog was written by Martin Aveling and published by Blood Lions with his permission. ‘The Artwork That Brought An…

South African Government announces their support to end the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa

05 May 2021 Minister Barbara Creecy and the South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) have courageously taken…

PRESS RELEASE: The writing is on the wall for the captive lion breeding industry

02 May 2021 Today at a stakeholder’s feedback meeting in Pretoria, Minister Creecy of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the…

PRESS RELEASE: Public health risks from “The Sick 5” go unchecked in captive lion breeding industry

9 March 2021 A joint scientific study by Blood Lions and World Animal Protection highlights how the captive lion breeding industry…

PRESS RELEASE: Award-winning publisher Green Kids Club releases new book: A Tail of Three Lions

23 December 2020 Durban, South Africa [23 December 2020] – Green Kids Club, Inc. announced today the release of the seventh…