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Youth For Lions Blog: A visit to the zoo or a captive wildlife facility – education or edutainment?
10th December 2021

Written by Youth Ambassador, Stephanie Emmy Klarmann and published with permission There are some heated debates about the value of captive…

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PRESS RELEASE: 75,504 global citizens urge Minister Creecy to finalise plans for a New Deal for People and Wildlife
14th October 2021

14 October 2021 A weighty 75,504 global citizens (including at least 9,011 voices from South Africa) are calling on Minister Barbara…

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BREAKING NEWS: Public participation has been reopened for the draft Policy Position
23rd September 2021

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

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World Lion Day: There is hope for our lions
10th August 2021

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

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BREAKING NEWS: International volunteer comes forward after recent attack by captive cheetah in a South African wildlife facility
7th July 2021

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

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BREAKING NEWS: SA Government releases policy document to end the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa
29th June 2021

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

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PRESS RELEASE: South African youth show their support for the Government as Environmental Minister looks to implement critical recommendations
16th June 2021

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

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Guest Blog: ‘The Artwork That Brought An End To The Captive Lion Industry’
28th May 2021

Written by Martin Aveling and published with permission. ‘The Artwork That Brought An End To The Captive Lion Industry’ WOAH… hello…

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South African Government announces their support to end the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa
5th May 2021

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

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PRESS RELEASE: The writing is on the wall for the captive lion breeding industry
2nd May 2021

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

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