First Ever Photos Of Snow Leopards in Uzbekistan Taken Through Panthera, WWF and Gissar Nature Reserve Study
Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Newly obtained camera trap images have provided the very first photographic evidence of snow leopards in the central Asian country of Uzbekistan.
Earlier today, BBC World News Television interviewed Panthera's President, Dr. Luke Hunter, on new and sobering findings on the state of lions in West Africa. Watch the interview below to see Dr. Hunter discuss the recent and catastrophic decline in West Africa's lion populations and the threats that have brought about this population loss.
Learn what Dr. Hunter had to say about the surprising findings from a Panthera-led study in West Africa, including the existence of just an estimated 250 adult lions restricted to four isolated and severely imperiled populations in the region. Also hear what Dr. Hunter had to say about what is needed to protect and grow these remaining lion populations in West Africa.
New York, New York - A report published today concludes that the African lion is facing extinction across the entire West African region. The West African lion once ranged continuously from Senegal to Nigeria, but the new paper reveals there are now only an estimated 250 adult lions restricted to four isolated and severely imperiled populations. Only one of those populations contains more than 50 lions.
Several months ago, The Moth - an acclaimed, New York non-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling - published a book featuring fifty spellbinding stories, including a soul-bearing story contributed by Panthera’s CEO and Moth regular, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. Today we are pleased to share that this book has been selected for The New York Times Best Sellers List!
Jan 6 - Explorers Club Lecture with Panthera Media Director Steve Winter and Journalist Sharon Guynup
On January 6, Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, and environmental journalist, Sharon Guynup, will give a special lecture at New York City’s Explorer’s Club on the state of the tiger and the release of the new Panthera-National Geographic book, Tigers Forever: Saving the Worlds Most Endangered Big Cat.
Panthera is pleased to announce that in partnership with the New York Road Runners Official Charity Partner Program, we are now fielding a team of runners for the 2014 New York City Half Marathon!
Held on March 16, 2014, this race brings 15,000 runners to the heart of New York City every year for a 13.1 mile run through Central Park and Times Square, finishing at the historic South Street Seaport.
Click here to learn about our fundraising perks and how to apply to run with Panthera.
A Message from Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz: Help Big Cats Live On in 2014 and Beyond – Make a Year-End Gift to Panthera
As 2013 comes to a close, I am inspired by the achievements Panthera has made this past year for big cats.
Because of your generous support, Panthera’s scientists have made serious strides in protecting wild cats from their most pervasive threats, expanding our conservation projects, and growing our team of scientists and influential partners that are fighting every day to protect big cats.
In just seven years since Panthera's founding, your support has helped to redefine the future of the world's great cats. In the past year alone, we have been able to:
Panthera’s December Newsletter is out and features results and our thanks for the tremendous outpouring of support for #GivingTuesday. Read how we’ll be unveiling the Secret Lives of Cats on Panthera’s new ‘Cougar Channel’ and be sure to sign up for updates as to when this will launch. Learn about the threats and challenges to the lions in the Zambezi, and checkout Panthera's Photo of the month, as well as recent scientific publications, and other news.
Read Panthera’s December newsletter.