Kate on Conservation

The last of the lions? Lessons from Meru

The lion population across Africa has dropped by nearly 97% in the last century, with many reports suggesting that wild lions would be extinct by 2020.

IAPWA launches ‘Claws Out’ film to expose the truth about volunteering with lions in South Africa

Claws Out explores the realities of tourists and gap year students volunteering with lions and lion cubs in South Africa. From cuddling and bottle-feeding cubs to walking with lion experiences; the hard-hitting documentary looks at how these popular tourist activities conceal dark links to the canned hunting industry.