Past Events

14Oct Panthera Film ‘My Pantanal’ Featured at United Film Festival - TulsaSunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:30pm Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 3:00pmCircle Cinema, Tulsa, OK

‘My Pantanal’ – a film written and directed by Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, about Panthera’s ongoing jaguar conservation initiatives in the Brazilian Pantanal – has been announced as an Official Selection of The United Film Festival – Tulsa.

Dedicated to celebrating exceptional independent films, the United Film Festival – Tulsa will be held October 11th-14th. ‘My Pantanal’ will be screened on Sunday, October 14th, at 2:30pm at Tulsa’s Circle Cinema.

Tickets are on sale for $8. Get your tickets now.

14Oct Panthera Film ‘My Pantanal’ Featured at 21st Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film FestivalSunday, October 14, 2012 - 1:25pm Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:25pmHot Springs, AR

‘My Pantanal’ – a film written and directed by Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, about Panthera’s ongoing jaguar conservation initiatives in the Brazilian Pantanal – has been announced as an Official Selection of the 21st Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the only film institute in the United States dedicated solely to the documentary film genre.

A multicultural and intergenerational event, The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will be held October 12th-21st. ‘My Pantanal’ will be screened on Sunday, October 14th, at 1:25pm at Carmike Cinema 2.

3Oct Panthera Lecture at South by Southwest Eco Conference October 3, 2012Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 2:00pm Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 3:00pmAT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas

Panthera has been chosen to participate in the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference to be held October 3rd-5th in Austin, Texas. Selected in the first round of participants, Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, will join Hill & Knowlton's Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Robert Ludke, and President & Co-Founder of Glenelg Partners, Kyle Armbrester, to present on Corporations, Conservation and Big Cats: How Corporate Disclosure is Transforming Conservation Around the Globe. Read an overview on this presentation below.

3Oct ‘Tibet Wild’ Book Release by Panthera’s Vice President, Dr. George SchallerWednesday, October 3, 2012 - 9:00am Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 11:00pmOnline Booksellers

On October 3rd, Island Press will published a new book entitled 'Tibet Wild: A Naturalist’s Journeys on the Roof of the World', written by Panthera’s Vice President, Dr. George Schaller. As one of the world’s leading field biologists, Dr. Schaller has spent much of his life traversing wild and isolated places in his quest to understand and conserve threatened species—from mountain gorillas in the Virunga to pandas in the Wolong and snow leopards in the Himalaya.

29Sep Panthera’s Conservation Council Member, Jane Alexander, to Receive Indianapolis Prize 2012 Global Wildlife Ambassador AwardSaturday, September 29, 2012 - 6:00pm Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 9:00pmJW Marriott Hotel, Indianopolis, IN

On Saturday, September 29th, Panthera’s Conservation Council Member, Jane Alexander, will receive the Indianapolis Prize’s inaugural Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award at the Indianapolis Prize Gala in recognition of her decades of commitment as a voice and champion for the world’s wildlife and wild places, including her steadfast support of Panthera and the conservation of wild cats.

22Sep Panthera Film ‘My Pantanal’ Featured at United Film Festival - ChicagoSaturday, September 22, 2012 - 12:30pm Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 1:00pmMusic Box Theatre, Chicago, IL

‘My Pantanal’ – a film written and directed by Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, about Panthera’s ongoing jaguar conservation initiatives in the Brazilian Pantanal – has been announced as an Official Selection of The United Film Festival – Chicago.

Dedicated to celebrating exceptional independent films, the United Film Festival – Chicago will be held September 22nd-27th. ‘My Pantanal’ will be screened on Saturday, September 22nd, at 12:30pm at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre.

Tickets are on sale for $10. Get your tickets now.

1Sep Exhibition of 2011 Nature Images Award-Winning Photos by Panthera’s Media Director, Steve WinterSaturday, September 1, 2012 - 9:00am Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 11:00pmPerpignan Library, Perpignan, France

In January, Panthera announced that Media Director, Steve Winter, had won the Grand Prize in all categories and First Prize in the Nature and Societies Category from the 2011 Nature Images Awards for his photographs of the Endangered tiger, other wildlife and people that populate the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India.

15Aug The State of Tigers Q&A with Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea HeydlauffWednesday, August 15, 2012 - 1:00pm Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 3:00pmRubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17 St., NYC 10011

Join Panthera’s Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, for a Q&A session on the state of tigers at New York City’s Rubin Museum of Art next Wednesday, August 15th, following the film screening of ‘Monsoon: India's God of Life’.

Ms. Heydlauff will share information and answer questions on the state of the world’s remaining 3,200 wild tigers, the threats facing the species, and the critical conservation work Panthera is carrying out through the Tigers Forever program across Asia to ensure tigers live on in the wild, forever.

30Jul Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World Book Release with Contributions from Panthera’s Snow Leopard ScientistsMonday, July 30, 2012 - 9:00am Monday, July 30, 2012 - 11:00pmOnline Booksellers

On July 30th, the University Press of Colorado published a new book entitled Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World, featuring contributions from Panthera’s Vice President, Dr. George Schaller, and Panthera’s Snow Leopard Executive Director, Dr. Tom McCarthy, based on their decades of snow leopard conservation research.

26Jul UK Premier of BBC’s ‘Tiger Island’ Film Featuring Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan RabinowitzThursday, July 26, 2012 - 8:00pm Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 8:01pmBBC 2 Natural World

Tiger Island - a BBC documentary featuring Panthera's CEO and big cat expert Dr. Alan Rabinowitz - premieres in the UK on Thursday, July 26th, at 8pm on BBC 2 Natural World.

Watch the trailer and learn more.

Tune in to follow Dr. Rabinowitz as he travels to Sumatra to investigate a controversial tiger rescue centre working to rehabilitate and release 'conflict tigers' back into the wild. Learn what he discovers while monitoring tigers released into the wild and find out if this new and radical approach to tiger conservation could put tigers and local villagers in harm's way or be a tool used to help save the critically endangered Sumatran tiger from extinction.