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06 Dec

Latest PopTech Conference “PopCast” with Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, David de Rothschild and Susan Casey

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Last week we shared the video “popcast” of Dr. Alan Rabinowitz’s presentation at the 2010 PopTech Conference in November.  Now, we’d like to share another interesting PopTech video of the Q&A session in which Dr. Rabinowitz participated alongside fellow PopTech presenters David de Rothschild and Susan Casey. Watch this video now to hear the panelists discuss the relationship between fear, risk, passion and failure in their careers, what the conservation world needs to succeed and Dr.

03 Dec

A Holiday Message from Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

Snow Leopard

Read a message from Panthera President and CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, and learn about what you can do this holiday season to help Panthera save big cats, including making a contribution to Panthera in honor of someone. This gift will enable Panthera to further help protect big cats around the world, and will be remembered long after other presents are forgotten. Happy Holidays!

02 Dec

Exclusive Panthera/SLT Snow Leopard Videos on TreeHugger

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TreeHugger has just released three incredible videos of snow leopards taken by Panthera and the Snow Leopard Trust’s camera traps in South Gobi, Mongolia.  These videos are actually a group of camera trap images taken about a half second apart.

30 Nov

Just Released: PopTech Video Presentation by Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

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Last month, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz presented at the 2010 PopTech Conference in Camden, Maine to discuss “Brilliant Accidents, Necessary Failures and Improbable Breakthroughs” in the wild cat conservation field. PopTech has just released a video of Alan’s presentation to the public – a lecture for which he received one of only three of the conference’s standing ovations!

26 Nov

NYT: Meeting Aims to Turn Tiger Fascination Into Conservation

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Have you ever wondered about the psychology of conservation and why big cats are so revered by humans? Read this New York Times article to hear what Panthera Executive Vice President, Dr. Luke Hunter, has to say about “the dichotomy of attitudes toward wild cats and wild dogs."

25 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving from Panthera

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Too stuffed to get up? We know the feeling. Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Panthera!  View more entertaining Thanksgiving photos.

23 Nov

BBC World Service: In-Depth Interview with Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

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Matthew Bannister of the BBC Outlook radio program recently conducted a thorough and fascinating interview with Panthera’s President & CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. Listen to this podcast to hear incredible details about Dr. Rabinowitz’s battle with stuttering as a child and into his college years, his ensuing bond with animals, and his introduction to mentor and renowned wildlife conservationist, Dr.

23 Nov

Dr. Luke Hunter on BBC World Service’s Newshour Program

Panthera

On Sunday, Panthera’s Executive Vice President, Dr. Luke Hunter, spoke on the BBC World Service’s Newshour radio program to explain Panthera’s reasoning for not attending the Global Tiger Summit in St. Petersburg last weekend and what is actually needed to save the endangered tiger – ending the poaching of tigers and their prey...

22 Nov

WaPo – “Members of Russian summit have diverging ideas but united goal: Saving the tiger”

Tiger in brush

Yesterday, international government officials, conservation organizations and other policy makers gathered in St. Petersburg, Russia for the 2010 World Bank Global Tiger Summit. See a recent Washington Post article, featuring Panthera Executive VP, Dr. Luke Hunter, to learn about conservationists’ “diverging ideas” on what it takes to save the tiger.

18 Nov

Panthera and Palm Beach Zoo Partner on Tigers Forever program in Malaysia

Palm Beach Zoo

Panthera is excited to announce a partnership with the Palm Beach Zoo to further conservation of tigers in the wild via our Tigers Forever strategy– Tigers Forever is a collaborative program between Panthera and WCS, and others, to increase tiger numbers by 50% at key sites over a ten-year period. Read our press release to learn about how this partnership is helping to protect endangered Malayan tigers living in the Endau Rompin region of Malaysia.