Löwe. León. Simba. Løve. Lion. Panthera leo. These are just some of the many names for one of the world’s most famous species. Depicted frequently across traditional and modern culture, the Lion is often associated with bravery, courage and royalty earning it the title ‘King of the Jungle’.
The fundamental importance of conserving freshwater biodiversity cannot be underestimated. According to IUCN, over 140,000 described species - including 55% of all fishes – rely on freshwater habitats for their survival.
Kalahari Research and Conservation has been awarded a Rapid Action Grant to enable the organisation to respond to an urgent issue facing Endangered Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres) in the Tswapong Hills of Botswana.
Habitat loss is the greatest threat to the nine lemur species in the forests of Kianjavato in south-eastern Madagascar.
There is a buzz around parts of the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem, and it’s not just the dozens of new beehives hanging from tree branches around the villages.