Panthera congratulates our partner and conservationist Jigmet Dadul on receiving the 2014 Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award - a prize bestowed annually to a select group of wildlife conservationists, managers, and researchers to honor their contribution to wildlife conservation. Serving as Senior Program Manager with the Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust (SLC-IT) since its inception in 2000, Jigmet works with local communities and various government and non-governmental organizations throughout Ladakh, India to reduce human-snow leopard conflict by developing local education, conservation and research programs.
Outside Magazine Travels with Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz to Investigate the Tigers of the Sundarbans
Situated in both India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is a region uniquely defined by water, home to the largest delta and mangrove forest in the world, and one of the last strongholds for the endangered tiger, now estimated to number fewer than 3,200 in the wild. In this landscape, Outside Magazine recently embarked on an expedition with Panthera’s CEO and renowned tiger scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, to investigate the tigers of the Sundarbans, and this week, the story of this journey has been unveiled in a new article entitled ‘Five Hundred Pounds of Stealth’.
May 16: Panthera VP Dr. George Schaller Presentation on ‘Conservation Challenges on the Tibetan Plateau’ in San Francisco
On Friday, May 16th, at 7pm, Panthera’s Vice President, Dr. George Schaller, will present on Wildlife and Nomads: Conservation Challenges on the High Tibetan Plateau at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Club in the city’s illustrious Presidio. Speaking as part of the Presidio’s Crown Jewels lecture series and exhibit, Dr. Schaller will share stories from his years spent researching the wildlife of the high Tibetan Plateau
Press Release: Leopard Conservation Given Spotlight It Deserves With Establishment of Critical International Agreement
Baku, Azerbaijan – New strides for the future of the Caucasian (or Persian) leopard were made last week with the establishment of a conservation agreement between Panthera, the world’s leading wild cat conservation organization, and the International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) of Azerbaijan.
In celebration of National Stuttering Awareness Week (May 12-18), The Stuttering Foundation is hosting a private gala reception tomorrow in New York City honoring Panthera’s CEO and Stuttering Foundation spokesman, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, along with several other authors. Dr. Rabinowitz will read his recently published and first children’s book at the event, entitled A Boy and a Jaguar, which shares Dr.
Shania Twain today announced a new role in her extraordinary career, as a big cat conservationist with the world’s leading cat conservation organization, Panthera. Twain, international superstar, and the world's best-selling female country artist of all time is the Global Ambassador for Panthera's newly launched leopard conservation initiative, Project Pardus.
Panthera is excited to share that the first children’s book written by CEO and wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, entitled A Boy and a Jaguar, was released today and can now be ordered through publishing house Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
A new article by Australian newspaper, The Age, entitled ‘No Time to Lose for Lions,’ reports on a Panthera-led study released in January confirming the dire state of the estimated 250 adult lions left in all of West Africa. Featuring an interview with the study’s lead author and Panthera's Lion Program Survey Coordinator Dr. Philip Henschel
Panthera is excited to share that the latest book by Panthera’s CEO and jaguar scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, entitled An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar will be published this Fall on September 2nd. Panthera’s supporters can now use the code 4JAGUAR to get 20% off the price of the book by pre-ordering now through Island Press.
Panthera’s CEO & Jaguar Corridor Initiative Featured in National Geographic Extreme Explorer Magazine
This month, National Geographic’s Extreme Explorer Magazine has featured a front-cover article entitled ‘Searching for Jaguars,’ which profiles the Americas’ largest wild cat, Panthera’s CEO and jaguar scientist Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, and Panthera’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative. Written for students ranging from grades 6-12, this article follows Dr. Rabinowitz as he tracks and collars jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal, uncovers data on the jaguar’s home range, threats to its survival and genetic makeup, and works to identify and protect the corridors jaguars use to reproduce, roam and live freely through Panthera’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative.