Posted this week on David Braun’s National Geographic News Watch blog is an interesting interview with Panthera's Vice President and one of the founding fathers of wildlife conservation, Dr. George Schaller, on the world’s largest sheep - the Marco Polo sheep.
In partnership with The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Panthera is excited to announce the launch of the new Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program. This new grants program will provide up to $100,000 a year to support in situ conservation projects for snow leopards across Asia.
A new Panthera co-authored publication released by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation, reports on how predators, like jaguars, and people compete for wild meat in Belize.
In just one week, you can make a powerful contribution to help secure the future of the world's wild cats in the New Year, and beyond.
On Tuesday, December 2nd, people around the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday - a one-day global movement dedicated to inspiring meaningful and charitable contributions to causes that are changing our world for the better.
Watch a new camera trap video below of two young snow leopards walking and resting together in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.
Two new species were recently recorded in Nepal for the first time by Panthera Kaplan scholar and PhD fellow, Madhu Chetri. Camera trap images captured in May and June of this year identified the Steppe polecat, a relative of the black-footed ferret, and the Tibetan or Himalayan wolf in Nepal’s Annapurna-Manaslu landscape – an area managed by Panthera’s partner, the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC).
National Geographic NewsWatch has just published a new article by Tajikistan Snow Leopard Program Director, Tanya Rosen, on Panthera’s snow leopard conservation work in the central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan.
Press Release: New Global Alliance Commits $80 Million to Save the World's Wild Cats and Their Ecosystems
Commitment Unites Donors from China, India, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to Collectively Provide $80 Million in Cornerstone Funding for Panthera's $200 Million Initiative for Wild Cats
National Geographic’s Cat Watch blog recently published an article by Panthera's Tajikistan Snow Leopard Program Coordinator, Tanya Rosen, entitled 'The Silent Roar on the Roof of the World: Saving Snow Leopards.'
Read the article below or on NatGeo’s Cat Watch blog to learn about Panthera's snow leopard conservation efforts in Tajikistan, the threats facing snow leopards and the history of the region, how social and political conflict impacts wildlife, and why "five rolls of mesh wire, five wood boards, & a bag full of nails & hooks can go a long way to conserve snow leopards."
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.