Monthly Archives: January 2015

Happy New Year From WildlifeDirect

By Njambi Maingi We celebrated the start of 2015 on a welcomed high note. No other motivation was more fitting than the conferment of the Order of the Grand Warrior – OGW – on our CEO Dr Paula Kahumbu and fellow conservation partner, Katito Saiyalel of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants. An award ceremony was […]

America Plans to List African Lion as Endangered Species

NOTICE The US Dept of Fish and Wildlife are currently considering listing the African Lion as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, which would allow protections like adding permitting restrictions on lions from trophy hunts to be imported into the US. They are taking public comment on this until Jan. 27, 2015 here – http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FWS-R9-ES-2012-0025-3488. […]