News

Hoanib River

Sunday 17 July 2022

After the good rainfall earlier in 2022 many animals have returned to the Hoanib river. The Hoanib Floodplain was saturated with water from several flash floods and was inaccessible for many months. As the mud dried up, aided by the hot east-wind conditions, sections of the Floodplain became drivable ..read more >>

Current Monitoring

Sunday 26 June 2022

Following the exceptionally good rainfall earlier in 2022, and considering the known mortalities of lions due to human-lion conflict and the lack of food due to the hyper-arid conditions during recent years, a concerted monitoring effort is underway to determine the current age/sex structure and size of the Desert lion population. ..read more >>

DLCT / MEFT Collaring Campaign ReportBack

Wednesday 15 June 2022

The purpose of the campaign was to target prides in four specific areas over a 10 day period, with the focus being on areas with a high potential for Human Wildlife Conflict. ..read more >>

Part 3 of 3- Radio interview with DLCT - Hit Radio 99.5 FM

Tuesday 19 April 2022

Hitradio Namibia interview final part 3/3: Here in Namibia, desert lions and human animal conflict are very often mentioned together. @Felix Vallat, the project coordinator of the Desert Lion Conservation Trust told our colleague Katja Haase how the pandemic has affected the life between humans and the desert lions. ..read more >>

Part 2 - Radio interview with DLCT - Hit Radio 99.5 FM

Monday 11 April 2022

Part 2 of the 15 of February Katja Haase from HitRadio Namibia 99.5FM (https://www.hitradio.com.na/) invited Félix Vallat from the Desert Lion Conservation More on the warning systems, and the effects of the drought and pandemic ..read more >>

Radio interview with DLCT - Hit Radio 99.5 FM

Monday 4 April 2022

The 15 of February Katja Haase from HitRadio Namibia 99.5FM (https://www.hitradio.com.na/) invited Félix Vallat from the Desert Lion Conservation Trust to learn more about the unique desert lions of Namibia, their conservation status, the success and challenges they face. ..read more >>

Lion collaring campaign february 2022

Tuesday 8 March 2022

MEFT has asked DLT to take part of the next lion collaring campaign happening in Palmwag and Etendeka area from the 21/02 to 05/03. ..read more >>