News

Dust storms, Flash floods and Rainfall

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Unusually widespread rains during the past two weeks have changed the face of the desert. In addition to the six major river systems, flash floods were recorded along several of the smaller drainage lines, including ..read more >>

Exceptional Rainfall

Thursday 5 April 2018

What looked to be an unusually dry year until late in Mar 2018 suddenly turned into a year of exceptional rainfall. Vast and extended showers during the past two weeks resulted in large-scale flooding of the ephemeral rivers. ..read more >>

Monitoring Lions & Training Rangers

Saturday 31 March 2018

During the month of Mar 2018, the Ugab lions, who were involved in the human-lion conflict incident at White Lady Lodge during Jan 2018, have remained in the upper section of the Ugab River opposite the Brandberg ..read more >>

Hunting giraffes – the legacy continues

Sunday 25 March 2018

Over the years the Hoanib Floodplain pride developed a culture of killing giraffes that started with the old lioness, Xpl-10 “The Queen” ..read more >>

Lion Rangers and Radio Collars

Friday 16 March 2018

At Wereldsend Environmental Centre 12 Lion Rangers are trained. Skeleton Coast Brown Hyaena Programme replaces radio collar ..read more >>

Renewal Desert Lion Conservation website

Friday 9 March 2018

For the past 12 years, since February 2006, the Desert Lion Conservation Project maintained an active website that presented current information on the research project and the activities of the desert-adapted lion population ..read more >>