African Lions have Lost Over 90% of their Historical Range.

ALERT works to save the African Lion from extinction by monitoring lion subpopulations in Zimbabwe, and mitigating human-lion conflict.

In 5 decades, 60% of all global African Savanna Elephant populations have been Lost.

ALERT works to conserve the endangered African Savanna Elephant in the Kavango Zambezi region of Zimbabwe, reducing human-induced threats to their survival.

Human-Wildlife Conflict is one of the Biggest Threats to Species Survival.

ALERT works to mitigate human-wildlife conflict and encourage co-existence, by finding sustainable alternatives to support local communities, and end retaliatory killings.

African Lion and Environmental Research Trust

Our Impact in Action

Giraffe Research

Location: Victoria Falls

Elephant Research

Location: Chizarira National Park

Hyena Research

Location: Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Elephant
Give hope to Africa’s wildlife and environment.

Our work has supported African wildlife and their ecosystems in Zimbabwe for many years.

We continue to be some of the leading researchers in national parks such as Chizarira National Park, and our research has helped species such as spotted hyena, African elephants, giraffes, African lions, and many more.

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Latest Updates from ALERT

African Lion Database Annual Project Report April 2020

African Lion Database Annual Project Report April 2020

About the ProjectIt is generally understood that our knowledge of the status and trends in African Lion (Panthera leo) numbers is quite poor, and the collective ability of governments and the wider conservation community to identify priorities or to assess the impacts...

What do lions eat?

What do lions eat?

Lions are carnivores, this means they like meat They eat many different kinds of animals, known as prey.  Lions can eat a LOT!  Male lions will eat an average of 7kgs of food a day and lionesses 4.5kgs.  Both are capable of eating up to 15% of their body weight during...

Zambezi National Park: February 2020

Zambezi National Park: February 2020

Zambezi National Park Report on Wildlife Monitoring & Research January - February 2020 This report has been compiled by Miss Angela Ferguson (Conservation Research Manager - ALERT), Tafadzwa Shumba (Elephant Research Officer) and students on attachment with ALERT...