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Reaching out to the next generation through skype classroom.


LionAid is proud to be an official partner of skype classroom and we currently offer three lessons which we deliver to …

Communication from the European Commission â Great news for lions but also good news for the Argali and Polar bearsâ¦



No more of this in the EU?


The EU Directorate of Environment has now submitted draft changes to the EU Council …

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LionAid Trustee - Dr. Pieter Kat

Pieter Kat LionAidPieter's Education

Pieter took his BSc at the University of Rochester, his MSc in marine biology at the University of Delaware and his MA and PhD in ecology and evolution at Johns Hopkins University in the USA.

Pieter's Experience

He spent ten years working in Kenya on biological research programmes, including studies of genetic diversity in bovids (eg antelopes) of east Africa, the predators of the Masai Mara, and diseases likely to affect predators.

He spent two years at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, USA working on rabies virus genetics, African horse sickness and bluetongue virus amongst carnivores. He was invited by the Government of Botswana to study lion populations and to make recommendations for their conservation. He has authored more than 70 scientific papers to date.