'Will the Nicaragua Canal Connect or Divide?' Panthera’s Jaguar Program Executive Director Weighs In
In a new Current Biology article, 'Will the Nicaragua Canal Connect or Divide?,' Michael Gross reports on the development of the Nicaragua Canal a century after the opening of the Panama Canal, and the likely economic opportunities and environmental impacts of the new Central American waterway.
Panthera's Tajikistan Snow Leopard Program Surveys Coordinator Wins 2014 Council for Game & Widlife Conservation Markhor Award
Panthera’s Tajikistan Snow Leopard Program Surveys Coordinator, Munavvar Alidodov, was recently award the 2014 International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) Markhor Award at the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
F96, nicknamed Frostbite because of the loss of parts of her ears and the tip of her tail during the winter of 2012-13, is a young female mountain lion followed as part of Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project. She dispersed from her mother’s home range in May of this year, when she was 20 months old. As snow drifts melted last Spring, she launched south into unknown territory.
A new article published by The Wall Street Journal, entitled ‘Scion Moves Into Spotlight on M&A Stage,’ reports on the recent business ventures of Mr. Jho Low, CEO of Jynwel Capital and Director of Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, Hong Kong, and one of the founding partners of The Global Alliance for Wild Cats.
Panthera's CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz's first children's book, 'A Boy and a Jaguar,' has just been selected as one of the Best Picture Books of 2014 by Publishers Weekly. Each November, Publisher's Weekly editors look back at the nearly 9,000 titles reviewed over the course of the year and pick favorites in several categories: fiction, poetry, mystery/thriller, SF/fantasy/horror, romance/erotica, comics, picture books, middle grade, and young adult.
"Conservation is not viewed as it should be…as an integral part of human survival." Hear this and more in a new interview with Panthera's CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, on the future of wild cats and the importance of conservation, broadcast on NewsTalk Radio @http://bit.ly/1tf0vGo (tune to the 35 min mark).
We recently captured F99, a now 1-year old, orphaned, female cougar kitten followed by Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project (see post Why Adult Cougars Kill Each Other? for how she was orphaned and Orphaned Cougar Kittens and Their Inspiring Will to Survive for some of her adventures since). We swapped out the tiny, expandable collar that we’d given her at 5 weeks old, for a cutting-edge, solar-assisted, light-weight Iridium GPS collar.
A Mumbwa Magistrates Court has sentenced ivory poacher, Steven Mukokomena, to five years imprisonment with hard labour after being found guilty of unlawful possession of elephant ivory.
Halloween is now officially upon us! This year, celebrate the season while showing your support for the world’s wild cats. Print one of Panthera’s cat-themed stencils, carve your pumpkin, & send us a photo of your artwork at firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll get the chance to have your artwork featured on Panthera's website and our Facebook page.
Nov. 24: Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz’s ‘Journey of the Jaguar’ Presentation at National Geographic Live
On Monday, November 24th, at 7:30pm, Panthera’s CEO and wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will present on the ‘Journey of the Jaguar’ at National Geographic Live! in Washington, D.C.