20 Nov

Panthera Projects and Scientists Bring Home 2014 BBC Wildlife Magazine Photo Awards


BBC Wildlife Magazine has just announced the 2014 Winners from its Camera Trap Photo of the Year Competition, including a photo taken in Iran's Naybandan Wildlife Refuge through the Panthera-supported Iranian Cheetah Project that won first place in the Research and Rare Species Categories.

14 Nov

Panthera and The Plight of the World's Small Cats Featured in Modern Cat Magazine


Modern Cat Magazine has published a great article about the smaller, less known members of the wild cat family.

Of the 38 species of wild cats on Earth, not all are iconic, majestic predators like the tiger or lion; most species are as small as house cats.

12 Nov

Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz Featured on BuzzFeed


Panthera’s CEO and wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, was recently featured in an article published by BuzzFeed, entitled ‘29 Happy Animal Facts To Put A Smile On Your Face'.

07 Nov

'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.

06 Nov

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.

04 Nov

Cougars versus Black Bears


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.

03 Nov

The Wall Street Journal Features Two Founding Members of The Global Alliance for Wild Cats


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.

31 Oct

Publisher's Weekly Names 'A Boy and a Jaguar' One of Top 2014 Best Picture Books


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.