The Linda Tucker Foundation was founded by author and conservationist Linda Tucker to support lions and LionHearted Leadership™ in humanity.

The legendary White Lions are the most charismatic animal on earth – yet, tragically, the most targeted trophy. Regarded as the “King of Kings” by African elders, they were removed from their natural habitat into zoos and circuses around the globe, and worse, captive death camps in South Africa, where they have been actively bred for the bullet.
Linda Tucker has dedicated her life to campaigning for the protection of the rare White Lions, ensuring their restoration as the capstone species in their ecosystem, the UN designated Kruger to Canyons Biosphere. She is also CEO and Founder of the Global White Lion Protection Trust.

According to Linda Tucker, the leadership of tomorrow is LionHearted Leadership – characterized by that “quality of fearlessness inspired by Love and Respect for Nature, that enables us to change our world.”

As a living example of leadership in action, Linda Tucker equips others with the tools to become powerful agents of change at a time when this LionHearted quality is critically needed.

She does so through her Academy for Lionhearted Leadership™, her StarLion eco-educational program for emerging youth leaders; and her own ongoing pioneering efforts together with her partner Jason A. Turner and the Global White Lion Protection Trust, which models mutual benefit for Lions, Land and People in one of the world’s last surviving wildlife regions.

Now she is launching the One United Roar Talent Challenge, a worldwide video contest that will provide children (under 15) and young adults (16-21) with the chance to help save our lions and our planet.

The Talent Challenge is designed to activate the LionHeart in humans. Launched on 22 August 2016 in the month of Leo to commemorate CECIL the Lion (whose brutal killing last year at this time by an American tourist touched the hearts of millions), the One United Roar Talent Challenge invites you to speak for the lions, whether you sing, dance, act, or give a speech, make your ROAR heard.

Amazing prizes include an opportunity to travel to White Lion territories, and become an ambassador for lions during the CITES Convention 2016, when the world’s policy makers will determine the fate of Panthera leo.

OneunitedRoar talent challenge – enter now

One United Roar
Talent Challenge – enter now

Linda with Marah, the lioness she rescued and returned to the wild with her cubs

LionHearts Music Video

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So you want to make a difference?

 LionHearted™ youth leadership platform

If you are brave or talented, we want to hear from you.

Contact us to become a LionHearted Ranger

LionHearted Rangers are next-gen youth leaders - actively and courageously finding solutions to redress the wrongs perpetrated against Lions and Wildlife.

This LionHearted™ Youth platform gets your message seen and heard.

The battle for our endangered wildlife continues.
JOIN US in winning this battle for peace on Earth.

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One United ROAR Campaign for Lions

BE INFORMED.  BE INSPIRED.  ACT.

 www.OneUnitedRoar.org

 

"Ask the Lion"

VERONICA COETZER

Veronica Coetzer is an extraordinary artist who uses her medium of photography to draw the viewer into a multi-dimensional world of colour, motion and form. In a joyful collaboration and celebration of her deep connection to the lions, Veronica has created a limited series of images which has inspired us throughout the design of this website. Veronica donates a percentage of the proceeds from this Collection to the White Lions.

“LionHeartedness is that quality of fearlessness, inspired by Love and Respect for Nature,
that empowers us to change our world”
Linda Tucker

VERONICA COETZER

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Please note that photographs on this site are property of the White Lion Protection Trust and may not be reproduced without written permission of the WLT.

Photographers: Veronica Coetzer, Karen-Jane Dudley, Maurice Fernandez, Anthony Smyth, Beth Duncan, Jason A.Turner

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2 weeks ago

Linda Tucker Foundation

What you need to know about Mufasa, the White Lion...What you need to know about Mufasa, the White Lion:

This magnificent White Lion is a product of the Cuddle-to-Kill industry. He was once a cub who was cuddled for money, and now he faces being killed - either as a trophy by international trophy hunters or processed into lion bones for Eastern Markets.

We need to stop tourists thinking its OK to cuddle cubs - as “their" cub will one day be another “Mufasa”.

Everyone needs to be made aware of the crisis behind Mufasa’s story, not simply move him from one captive area to another area where he is less likely to be shot. He deserves to be back in the ecosystem, but in South Africa legislation prevents introducing a tame lion to back to the wild.

#whitelions #globalwhitelionprotectiontrust ‪#bigcats‬ #savemufasa

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Two days ago marked the 27th Anniversary of Linda’s rescue from a pride of angry lions by Lion Queen, Maria Khosa.
See how Linda honoured Maria in her TEDx Talk (Wilmington USA): youtu.be/U6-KZ_-x8pE
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1 month ago

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This weekend, Linda ended off her 6-week tour by presenting at the Global Youth Awards in Cape Town. The Global White Lion Protection Trust also sponsored three prizes to inspiring youth winners from the Environmental Rejuvenation category. Well done to everyone involved!Our final category of the night is Environmental Rejuvenation and is sponsored by the wonderful White Lion Protection Trust #GlobalYouthAwards2018 #SouthAfrica ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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"Until the Lion learns to speak, the story will be told from the hunter's perspective." - Ancient African proverb

Follow the link to watch Linda speak for the Lions at TEDx Wilmington, in September 2018.

Please share far and wide!

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2 months ago

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This weekend, Linda and Jason were proud to present at #Bioneers2018 in San Rafael, CA! Their workshop, entitled "What We Can Learn from the Legendary White Lions" helped spread the message of these amazing beings and raise awareness around the battles being fought to protect them. Bioneers ... See MoreSee Less

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