Past Events

10Oct Wildscreen FestivalSunday, October 10, 2010 - 9:30am Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 3:45pmBristol, UK

Dr. George Schaller, a founder of the wildlife conservation field and Panthera's Vice President, will participate in the 2010 Wildscreen Festival this October in Bristol, UK. The Wildscreen Festival's aim is to celebrate, applaud and encourage excellence, and responsibility, in wildlife and environmental film making - films which increase the global viewing public's understanding of the natural world, and the need to conserve it.

7Oct Tom McCarthy at Sweden’s Felid Research School at Nordens ArkThursday, October 7, 2010 - 9:00pm Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 9:30pmNordens Ark, Åby säteri S-456 93 Hunnebostrand, Sweden

A joint project between Nordens Ark and Hasselblad Foundation: Topics of conservation in the wild, rearing ex situ and reintroduction of threatened Felid species.

4Oct Tom McCarthy at Sweden Museum of Natural HistoryMonday, October 4, 2010 - 3:30pm Monday, October 4, 2010 - 3:30pmSwedish Museum of Natural History

Tom McCarthy has been studying snow leopards in the wild for almost 20 years. He will give a talk about his recent work on snow leopards in Mongolia where he and his associates (including a Swedish PhD student) are using new technology such as GPS Satellite transmitters to track and learn the secrets of these shy and rarely seen cats. He will also talk about Panthera’sefforts to protect these magnificent creatures, which are threatened with extinction across their range, in countries such as Pakistan, Tajikistan, China and India.

2Oct The 2010 Filmanthropy FestivalSaturday, October 2, 2010 - 9:00am Sunday, October 3, 2010 - 7:30pmCinespace Hollywood, 6356 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd LVL, L.A., CA 90028

The Panthera produced film "My Pantanal", written and directed by Panthera's Managing Director, Andrea Heydlauff, is an official selection of Filmanthropy Festival 2010, and will be screened in Hollywood at 12 noon on October 3rd.

Panthera will have a booth at the festival from Saturday to Sunday.

1Oct The Himalayan Club: Dr. George Schaller Lecture - Marco Polo Sheep in the Pamirs of TibetFriday, October 1, 2010 - 5:30pm Friday, October 1, 2010 - 8:00pmThe Ballroom, Royal Bombay Yacht Club, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai 39

George Schaller, long regarded as one of the world’s finest field biologists, has spent a career stretching over 50 years studying and conserving flagship mammalian species in many of the world’s wild stretches, including helping to establish over 20 parks or preserves such and the Chang Tang Nature Reserve in Tibet, one of the world’s most significant wildlife refuges.

27Sep International Tiger DayMonday, September 27, 2010 (All day) Monday, September 27, 2010 (All day)Worldwide

2010 is the Year of the Tiger and September 27th marks International Tiger Day. Worldwide celebration of International Tiger Day was started by The Phoenix Fund, a Russian non-governmental organization sponsored by Save The Tiger Fund and other international donors. Since then it has been a rallying point for other tiger conservation efforts around the world.

28Aug MountainSummit: Mountainfilm In Aspen Moving Mountains Symposium THE EXTINCTION CRISISSaturday, August 28, 2010 - 8:00am Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 11:00amAspen, CO

There have been five previous eras of extinction on this planet, each caused by a massive geological event.  Today, we are living in the sixth era, also known as the Holocen Extinction, which is the first extinction to be caused by humans.
It's the natural order of life on this planet that, over millions of years, species evolve and die.  When the rates of extinction are as high as they are today, however - with a species dying off every twenty minutes - there is real cause for concern.

26Jul A Voice for the AnimalsMonday, July 26, 2010 - 8:00am Monday, July 26, 2010 - 9:00amNPR Radio

Alan Rabinowitz appears on NPR's Speaking of Faith on July 22nd; Check local NPR station for details.

22Jul The 13th Annual Convention of FRIENDS: Association of Young People Who StutterThursday, July 22, 2010 - 8:00am Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 8:00amChicago, Illinois

Keynote given by Alan Rabinowitz, Ph.D., a person who stutters, author, explorer, and wildlife conservationist dedicated to the conservation efforts of the world's wild cat species. He established the Hukawng Valley Tiger Reserve in northern Myanmar, which is about the size of the state of Vermont.

7Jul Lecture: The Story of Big Cat Behavior and ConservationWednesday, July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 3:00pmOlympia, WA