Lion Guardians Program wins St. Andrews Prize for the Environment

We are pleased to announce that the Lion Guardians Program has been awarded the highly prestigious St Andrews Prize for the Environment in recognition of our innovative approach to lion conservation in southern Kenya. Executive Director Dr. Leela Hazzah travelled to Scotland on behalf of the Lion Guardians Team to receive the prize. The prize money will be used to expand the Lion Guardians program to conserve lions, preserve culture, and secure livelihoods in additional areas of East Africa experiencing high rates of human-wildlife conflict. Read more about the Lion Guardians Program and the St Andrews prize.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted April 25, 2012 at 6:24 pm | Permalink

    Great news. Well done folks

  2. Pirjo
    Posted April 26, 2012 at 1:02 am | Permalink

    I was so very happy when I read the news yeaterday. Loved the pictures where Leela is receiving the price. Such a huge & happy smile :-)

    Very happy for you all. You truly deserve to be rewarded for the great job you are doing for the wildlife and communities.

  3. Dana
    Posted April 27, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    Wow, wow, wow! What fantastic news. To be rewarded in such a way has to make everyone involved in the Lion Guardians project so very, very proud. Not only the national recognition, but of course the cash will be wonderful :>) Congratulations!!!

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