A PLoS ONE scientific publication co-authored by Panthera’s scientists, Peter Lindsey and Guy Balme, on the significance of African lions for the financial viability of the trophy hunting industry was recently posted on USA Today’s ScienceFair Forum. This study assessed the significance of lions to the financial viability of trophy hunting across five African countries – Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Namibia - to help determine the economic impact and advisability of recently proposed restrictions to limit or ban the import o
A beautiful landscape of the Grand Tetons, the area north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Panthera is carrying out the Teton Cougar Project in partnership with Craighead Beringia South.
Learn more about Panthera's Teton Cougar Project.
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We are proud to announce that Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, has won the Grand Prize in all categories and First Prize in the Nature and Societies Category from the 2011 Nature Images Awards for his photographs of the Endangered tiger, other wildlife and people that populate the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India. The prize-winning photos and stories from the 2011 Nature Images Awards will be published in the February edition of Terre Sauvage magazine, which will be available at the end of January.
A recent Africa Geographic magazine article entitled The Sacred and the Profane features the innovative leopard conservation work of Panthera’s Leopard Program Coordinator, Tristan Dickerson, who is working to reduce demand for leopard skins among members of South Africa’s Shembe Baptist Church by creating an affordable and realistic faux leopard skin. Today, Shembe followers practice the Zulu tradition of wearing spotted cat fur (mainly leopard) during religious celebrations.
Join us tonight at New York City’s McNally Jackson bookstore at 7pm to hear Panthera's CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, read a story from the newly released book, The Moment, about how he became interested in wildlife conservation. The Moment includes a collection of personal stories from writers both famous & obscure about one moment that profoundly impacted their lives.
Press Release: Panthera and National Geographic to Collaborate on Saving the World's Big Cats through the Big Cats Initiative
Panthera to act as scientific and strategic collaborator on National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative
(Washington, D.C.) – Panthera, the world’s leading organization devoted exclusively to the conservation of the world’s 37 wild cat species, and the National Geographic Society’s Big Cats Initiative (BCI) have formed an important collaboration to further the global fight to save big cats in the wild.