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Elsa’s Legacy: Backstory to "Born Free" Movie - Original Footage... The Lions Are Going.....

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NATURE PBS - FULL STORY Running Time 50:00

2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of “Born Free” – a book and then a film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? What has happened to the people featured in the film? And what has “Born Free” taught us?... http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/elsas-legacy-the-born-free-story/full-episode/6200/

 

 


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Stopping wildlife poachers in their tracks in Africa | The Inside Track ...

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The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) tells us this week about their work to help stop wildlife poaching in Africa and secure the future of these endangered African species and more.
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'Brink,' Weather Channel Series, Features Activists Fighting To Save ... - Huffington Post

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'Brink,' Weather Channel Series, Features Activists Fighting To Save ...
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Two of the subjects -- Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, CEO of big cat conservation nonprofit Panthera, and Wallace J.
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:30 AM

A very gallant and noble exercise - let's wish them the success they deserve! Wouldn't it be wonderful to see some black African's attemplting this as well!!!

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Lions extinct? - The Sunshine Coast Daily

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Lions extinct?
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Are Lions really becoming extinct? The answer to your question is yes. What's a world without Lions? Lions dominate the African Safari; they were and still are at the top of the food chain.
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 11:22 AM

Are you going to let this happen? How can we stop it.. write to me and I'll tell you how!

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From blood diamonds to blood ivory (PartII) - Zambia Daily Mail

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From blood diamonds to blood ivory (PartII) Zambia Daily Mail Some of these elephants and other endangered animals are killed on Zambian soil and this recently led to Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo banning all hunting and that of big cats such as...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 11:24 AM

I salute these people!

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Help protect African lions from hunters ! PLEASE SIGN ! ! - Care2 ...

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Lions have disappeared from over 75% of their current range, and their population has dropped nearly 50% in the last three decades. The threats facing African lions today are numerous and reinforcing: habitat destruction ...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 11:31 AM

You have my vote.

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National Geographic Live! “Reviving the Heart of Wild Africa” - National Geographic

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Kenya urges world to impose moratorium on ivory trading to save wildlife - Xinhua

Kenya urges world to impose moratorium on ivory trading to save wildlife
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Greer Noble's curator insight, September 7, 2013 5:21 AM

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Tusk Conservation Awards: Princely custodians of the bush - Telegraph.co.uk

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Tusk Conservation Awards: Princely custodians of the bush
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The Prince takes a close interest in Tusk, which supports more than 50 wildlife conservation initiatives in 18 African countries.
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Letter from Africa: Elephants' end? - BBC News

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Marching to Save the Elephant on October 4 - NatGeo News Watch (blog)

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Marching to Save the Elephant on October 4
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Romain Gary, The Roots of Heaven.
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Rangers in Kenya are outgunned in the new poaching arms race - Public Radio International

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Rangers in Kenya are outgunned in the new poaching arms race
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Corporal Patricia Mututu (left), a 30-year Kenya Wildlife Service veteran, and Ranger Mildred Oduor on patrol in Nairobi National Park.
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Tales from the riverbank in Zambia - Evening Standard

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Tales from the riverbank in Zambia
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Please help our Christmas appeal to save the elephant - Evening Standard

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Please help our Christmas appeal to save the elephant
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There must be four dozen of them, possibly more, certainly enough at times to hide the sun beating down on this corner of East Africa.
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Greer Noble's curator insight, December 8, 2013 4:39 AM

This now calls for life sentencing for the perpetrators!  100 A DAY slaughtered, that we know about!!!  Unimaginable greed!!!

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VIDEO: The Drone War That Is Helping Save the World’s Wildlife

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Robots are catching poachers red-handed and giving biologists a cheap way to keep tabs on endangered animals.

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, August 23, 1:04 PM

Nice... just need more of them, along with trained techs.

Trish Jackson's curator insight, August 25, 6:28 AM

This is good news!

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British veterinary nurse fought off two lions with a BROOM as they ...

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Natalie Bennett, 24, from Surrey, saved teen from lions in South Africa; Lion and lioness dragged 18-year-old into their cage by her legs; Natalie, a veterinary nurse, fended them off with a broom. A veterinary nurse from ...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:32 AM

People must respect the fact that wild animals are just that, wild and unpredictable. Isn't that why we love them so?!

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Lions extinct? - The Sunshine Coast Daily

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Lions extinct?
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Are Lions really becoming extinct? The answer to your question is yes. What's a world without Lions? Lions dominate the African Safari; they were and still are at the top of the food chain.
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 11:22 AM

Are you going to let this happen? How can we stop it.. write to me and I'll tell you how!

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Woman Trucks in Food to Save African Herds from Starvation - Care2.com

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Woman Trucks in Food to Save African Herds from Starvation Care2.com Through land invasions, violent uprisings, several bouts of malaria and times when she had little to eat herself, Karen has stood among the wildlife here as their sole champion in...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 11:34 AM

Hats off to these courageous people! What a pity there are not more of these wonderful souls around..

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calves orphaned by poaching - Coastweek

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Coastweek calves orphaned by poaching Coastweek The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which is giving refuge to orphaned elephants, warned that unless drastic action is taken to protect them, elephants will be extinct in the East African nation...
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From blood diamonds to blood ivory (PartIII) - Zambia Daily Mail

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Zambia Daily Mail From blood diamonds to blood ivory (PartIII) Zambia Daily Mail Some of these elephants and other endangered animals are killed on Zambian soil and this recently led to Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo banning all hunting and that of...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 31, 2013 12:37 AM

Hats off to Zambia's Tourism Minister, Sylvia Masebo banning all hunting!

 

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Prince William on why conservation and Africa are burning passions he was ... - Radio Times

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Kenya calls for concerted efforts to save elephants - Xinhua

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Kenya calls for concerted efforts to save elephants Xinhua The First Lady's remarks came as wildlife activists have launched PoachersExposed.com, an online campaign aimed at naming and shaming poachers in the East African nation and help in the...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, September 24, 2013 4:51 PM

This First Lady is a FIRST! Please give her a round of applause! We are right behind you, what a star!!!

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Rangewide Conservation Program for Cheetah and Wild Dog ...

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The RWCP is a joint initiative of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), in partnership with the Cat and Canid Specialist Groups of the IUCN/SSC. ....
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Illinois Bill Aims to Outlaw Lion Meat - The Epoch Times

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Illinois Bill Aims to Outlaw Lion Meat
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Lion meat gained notoriety in 2010, when Il Vinaio restaurant in Mesa, Ariz. served up a lion burger as an unintentionally ironic homage to South Africa hosting the World Cup.
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Kenya implanting microchips in every rhino to fight poaching - CNN

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Kenya implanting microchips in every rhino to fight poaching
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"It's a costly and time-consuming process to get the chips on the rhinos," said Robert Magori, the World Wildlife Fund communications director for eastern and southern Africa.
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King of beasts losing ground in Uganda's paradise - Phys.org

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Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of St. Andrews warn that Uganda's African lions—a mainstay of the country's tourism industry and a symbol of Africa—are on the verge of ...
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Greer Noble's curator insight, November 11, 2013 9:05 PM

Is it poverty, ignorance or greed.. or all three?  It's time to call in the Big Guns, the real wealth - royalty, Arab oil magnets, the Bill Gates, Carlos Slim and Warren Buffett's of this world. PLEASE HELP, these magnificent creatures need you! But then so do those poor wretched people of the Philippines. The greedy should look at that and forget about their greed for the moment.. then maybe these lion could have reprieve they deserve!!!