"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).
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 email@example.com. You'll get the chance to have your artwork featured on Panthera's website and our Facebook page.
In a new online video segment, Reuters has featured an interview with Panthera’s CEO and one of the world’s leading tiger scientists, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, on the state of the endangered tiger and the “sky-rocketing” trade in tiger parts on the illegal wildlife market that is threatening the future of the fewer than 3,200 wild tigers that remain in Asia, and the species as a whole.
Positive tiger conservation developments revealed at Panthera’s 7th annual Tigers Forever Meeting
New York, NY – New hope for the future of the endangered wild tiger was unveiled today by Panthera, the world’s leading wild cat conservation organization, on the fifth annual International Tiger Day.
Today marks International Tiger Day - a global day to raise awareness about the world’s largest wild cat, and what’s at stake. Unbeknownst to many, fewer than 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, and their survival is threatened due to rampant poaching for the illegal wildlife market, where their skins and body parts are traded at a high price.
The BBC has reported that at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Chinese officials reportedly admitted that trade in tiger skins remains legal in China.
Jakarta, Indonesia - On July 16th, 2014, Panthera, the world's leading wild cat conservation organization, at their annual Tigers Forever meeting, recognized notable successes from numerous partners across tiger range in the fight to save wild tigers.
Each year, Panthera hosts a Tigers Forever program meeting, bringing together existing and potential conservation partners, including some of the world’s leading tiger scientists, law enforcement specialists and policy experts, to assess the state of the fewer than 3,200 wild tigers that remain in the world and identify the conservation activities required to ensure the long term survival of the species.
TakePart Interviews Panthera’s Senior Tiger Program Director on DNA-Based Convictions of Tiger Poachers
A new TakePart article features an interview with Panthera’s Senior Tiger Program Director, Dr. John Goodrich, on the DNA-based conviction of three tiger poachers in India’s Maharashtra State. Hailed as the fastest conviction of its kind, and resulting in five year prison terms for each poacher, the DNA-based convictions are notable for India, a country where many wildlife rangers lack the equipment and weapons to protect tigers or even themselves.
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