The Roar Report

17 Jul

China 'Admits' Trading in Tiger Skins

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The BBC has reported that at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Chinese officials reportedly admitted that trade in tiger skins remains legal in China.

17 Jul

Press Release: Panthera Celebrates Efforts Undertaken to Protect Wild Sumatran Tigers

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Jakarta, Indonesia - On July 16th, 2014, Panthera, the world's leading wild cat conservation organization, at their annual Tigers Forever meeting, recognized notable successes from numerous partners across tiger range in the fight to save wild tigers.

15 Jul

Panthera’s Tigers Forever Meeting – July 14-18

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Each year, Panthera hosts a Tigers Forever program meeting, bringing together existing and potential conservation partners, including some of the world’s leading tiger scientists, law enforcement specialists and policy experts, to assess the state of the fewer than 3,200 wild tigers that remain in the world and identify the conservation activities required to ensure the long term survival of the species.

10 Jul

Photo of the Day

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A pride of lions enjoying a meal under the stars in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. Learn how William Burrard-Lucas got this phenomenal photo using a BeetleCam. Learn more about Panthera's work to protect lions across Africa through Project Leonardo.

09 Jul

Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader Interviewed on Cougars and ‘The Wolf Effect’

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Earlier this week, Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, was interviewed on Defender Radio about new research from Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project and partner scientists which confirms how two key predators - cougars and wolves - interact and share their habitat in northwest Wyoming.

02 Jul

Publisher’s Weekly Reviews Panthera CEO’s New Book - ‘An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar’

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This September, Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will publish his latest book on the Americas’ largest wild cat, entitled 'An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar.' Following the jaguar from its origins in the Pleistocene era across Asia, Europe, and into the Americas, the book examines the history, cultural significance, and ecology of the species, and shares riveting anecdotes from Dr. Rabinowitz’s decades of jaguar research, including studies that helped establish the world’s first jaguar reserve in Belize.

27 Jun

TakePart Interviews Panthera’s Senior Tiger Program Director on DNA-Based Convictions of Tiger Poachers

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A new TakePart article features an interview with Panthera’s Senior Tiger Program Director, Dr. John Goodrich, on the DNA-based conviction of three tiger poachers in India’s Maharashtra State. Hailed as the fastest conviction of its kind, and resulting in five year prison terms for each poacher, the DNA-based convictions are notable for India, a country where many wildlife rangers lack the equipment and weapons to protect tigers or even themselves.

19 Jun

NatGeo Q&A with Panthera’s 2013 Rabinowitz Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation winner, Shivani Bhalla

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Panthera’s 2013 Rabinowitz Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation winner and lion conservationist, Shivani Bhalla, recently chatted with National Geographic about her work to protect the fewer than 2,000 lions that remain in all of Kenya.

17 Jun

The Tico Times Reports on Panthera’s Jaguar Conservation Efforts in Costa Rica

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The Tico Times recently released an article on the proven success of new, Panthera-trained rapid response units that are helping to mitigate livestock-related conflict between farmers and jaguars throughout Costa Rica.

11 Jun

NPR Interview with Panthera CEO Alan Rabinowitz: A Boy And His Jaguar Speak To Children Who Feel Misunderstood

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On Sunday, Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, sat down with NPR to discuss the release of his new, illustrated children’s book ‘A Boy and a Jaguar,’ and his life story that helped shape this book.