Conservation in a new world

Wednesday 1 April 2020

The month of March has brought about such dramatic changes to the entire world that it is hard to maintain perspective. The work and activities of the DLCT are continuing, albeit at a reduced level due to movement restrictions and support services. more >>

Lions in the Hoanib area

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Cubs of Kowarib lioness: a substantial effort was made to locate & rescue the three cubs of the lioness that was shot near Kowarib more >>

Kowarib HWC part 2

Sunday 23 February 2020

The wounded lioness near Kowarib was fitted with a satellite collar in June 2019. Early in Feb 2020 she and her three 6-month old cubs moved close to Kowarib. more >>

Human-lion conflict & Rapid Response Team training

Monday 17 February 2020

Due to large numbers of livestock utilising the Nuwepos area in the Anabeb Conservancy during 2019, the area is now devoid of grazing. As a result the resident lions are struggling to find natural prey species, such as zebras, and the lions have moved towards livestock at Kowarib. more >>

Newsletter January 2020

Tuesday 28 January 2020

A productive period was spent in the north-central section of the study area. A new data logger was erected at a strategic location to capture movement data from lions fitted with Early-warning collars more >>

Mowe Bay seal colony

Thursday 26 December 2019

With the increase of tourism activities at Mowe Bay it has become necessary to develop guidelines for tourism operators and guests visiting the Cape fur seal colony to avoid disturbance to the breeding colony. more >>

Christmas Newsletter

Wednesday 25 December 2019

The coastal lioness with two small cubs are still at large despite an extensive effort to locate them. An Early Warning logger was mounted at the Uniab Delta that will alert us if the lioness or any other lions fitted with EW collars approach the area. more >>

Newsletter December 2019

Friday 6 December 2019

The search for the coastal lioness and her two small cubs continued for a total of 21 days without success. Her known home range and frequented areas were covered several times. No tracks or other signs of the lioness were found. more >>