Video: Al Jazeera English Reports on Panthera’s Landmark Jaguar Conservation Agreement with Colombia
Earlier this week, Al Jazeera English aired a video reporting on Panthera’s recent signing of a landmark conservation agreement with the government of Colombia to protect the future of the Americas’ largest wild cat – the jaguar.
Following the recent and tragic loss of legendary correspondent Bob Simon, CBS 60 Minutes has published a touching article on ‘What Bob Simon Meant to the People He Interviewed’.
Bogotá – The jaguar was awarded renewed protection yesterday with the establishment of the second conservation agreement between the government of Colombia and Panthera, an organization dedicated to the preservation of wild cats around the globe.
Posted this week on David Braun’s National Geographic News Watch blog is an interesting interview with Panthera's Vice President and one of the founding fathers of wildlife conservation, Dr. George Schaller, on the world’s largest sheep - the Marco Polo sheep.
In partnership with The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Panthera is excited to announce the launch of the new Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program. This new grants program will provide up to $100,000 a year to support in situ conservation projects for snow leopards across Asia.
It is with heavy hearts that our team at Panthera remembers Bob Simon, a CBS 60 Minutes correspondent, foreign reporter, an icon in the news world, and a champion for wildlife. Bob Simon and his producer Tom Anderson accompanied Panthera's Chairman, Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan, CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz and other staff to our project site in the Brazilian Pantanal in September 2010
Besides elephants, lions are the quintessential symbol of wild Africa, used as icons of strength and power in national flags, coats of arms, historical and contemporary art, and logos of sports teams and private enterprises around the globe. However, few people realize that this iconic animal is under serious threat.
As reported by The Los Angeles Times and CNN, the American Library Association has awarded 'A Boy and a Jaguar,' the 2014 children's book by Panthera's CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, the Schneider Family Book Award. Winning the Young Children's Book category, 'A Boy and a Jaguar' was selected as a book that “embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience.”
By Dr. Paul Funston, Panthera’s Senior Director of Lion and Cheetah Programs
Leading the pack in terms of lions in the Zambezi Region of Namibia is the Horseshoe Pride. Living in the Kwando Core Area of Bwabwata National Park, the Horseshoe pride and its descendants are key to the recovery of lions in the Zambezi Region