Past Events

25Jul Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, Interviewed on BBC’s Radio 4 Midweek ProgramWednesday, July 25, 2012 - 9:00am Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 9:00amBBC Radio

Tune in to the BBC Radio 4 Midweek program on Wednesday, July 25th, to hear an interview with Panthera’s CEO and big cat expert, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. The program will be aired in the UK at 9am and 9:30pm BST and listeners can also tune in online from anywhere in the world. Learn about the BBC 2 Natural World documentary, Tiger Island, which premieres in the UK on Thursday, July 26th, at 8pm and follows Dr.

13Jun “Leopard Conservation in Africa: Where Science, Hunting and Policy Converge” Lecture by Panthera's President, Dr. Luke HunterWednesday, June 13, 2012 - 7:00pm Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 8:00pmCold Spring Harbor Library, 95 Harbor Road (Rt 25A), Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Join us at 7pm on Wednesday, June 13th, at the Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society in Hunting, New York to hear Panthera’s President, Dr. Luke Hunter, discuss the natural history of leopards, as well as the conservation efforts that are being employed to protect this magnificent big cat.

8Jun June 8, Charlottesville: Tiger Photography by Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, Showcased at Look3 FestivalFriday, June 8, 2012 - 9:00pm Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:00pmThe Charlottesville Pavilion, Charlottesville, VA

Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter’s, beautiful tiger photography will be featured at the Look3 Festival’s Shot & Works projection show on Friday, June 8th, at The Charlottesville Pavilion in Virginia. Narrated stories from Winter describing how he captured the images will loop as his photos are displayed at the Pavilion. During the presentation, Winter will also discuss Panthera’s work to protect the world’s remaining 3,200 tigers through the Tigers Forever program, which aims to increase tiger numbers by 50% in key sites throughout Asia over a ten year period.

The two hour projection show will feature new and exciting work from 25 artists in total, and is free and open to the public.

17May “The Jaguar Corridor Initiative” Lecture by Panthera’s Costa Rica Corridor Coordinator, Javier CarazoThursday, May 17, 2012 - 6:00pm Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 7:00pmMuseos del Banco Central, Costa Rica

For all of our supporters in Costa Rica, be sure to join us on Thursday, May 17th, at 6pm for a lecture by Panthera’s Corridor Cooridinator, Javier Carazo, on Panthera’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative. This lecture will be held at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum in San José , on behalf of the current exhibit, Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present, featuring beautiful stone, gold & clay objects depicting the six wild cats native to Costa Rica – the jaguar, ocelot, oncilla, margay, puma & jaguarundi. These pieces date back from 300 BC to 1,500 AD and were found throughout Costa Rica.

16May United Film Festival Featuring Panthera’s Film, My Pantanal – New YorkWednesday, May 16, 2012 - 7:00pm Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 8:00pmCobble Hill Cinemas, Brooklyn, NY

‘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 – New York. Dedicated to celebrating exceptional independent films, the United Film Festival – New York will be held May 11th - May 17th. ‘My Pantanal’ will be screened on Wednesday, May 16th, at 7:00pm at Cobble Hill Cinemas in Brooklyn, NY and has been nominated for both a Jury Award and Audience Award in the following categories: Best Narrative, Best Documentary, and Best Short.

11May Panthera’s Chairman, Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan, to Receive International Wildlife Film Festival’s 2012 Hero of the Year AwardFriday, May 11, 2012 - 5:30pm Friday, May 11, 2012 - 8:30pmThe Wilma Theater, Missoula, Montana

We are proud to share that Panthera’s Chairman, Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan, will receive the Hero of the Year Award at the 2012 International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF) this Friday May 11th for his outstanding commitment and contribution to the conservation of the world’s wild cats. As a passionate environmentalist and supporter of wildlife conservation, Dr. Kaplan and his wife, Daphne Recanati Kaplan, founded Panthera in 2006 to meet the global challenges of protecting the world's wild cats and their habitats.

28Apr United Film Festival Featuring Panthera’s Film, My Pantanal – Los AngelesSaturday, April 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 1:00pmLos Feliz 3 Cinemas, Los Angeles, CA

‘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 – Los Angeles. Dedicated to celebrating exceptional independent films, the United Film Festival – Los Angeles will be held April 26th - May 3rd. ‘My Pantanal’ will be screened on Saturday, April 28th, at 12:00pm at the Los Feliz 3 Cinemas in Los Angeles, CA, and has been nominated for both a Jury Award and Audience Award in the following categories: Best Narrative, Best Documentary, and Best Short.

17Apr A Lecture on ‘The Future of Big Cats’ by Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, at the 2012 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN ConferenceTuesday, April 17, 2012 - 4:40pm Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 5:40pm2012 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN conference, Laguna Niguel, California

Panthera’s CEO and wild cat expert, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will lead a session on ‘The Future of Big Cats’ at the 2012 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN conference Tuesday April 17th at 4:40pm PT/7:40pm ET in Laguna Niguel, California. This conference, which runs April 16th-18th, is known as the premier green business event of the year, carried out by Fortune in partnership with Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, NRDC, and the Environmental Defense Fund.

23Mar Carnivores of the World Exhibition by Wildlife Illustrator, Priscilla BarrettFriday, March 23, 2012 - 9:00am Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 5:00pmUniversity Museum of Zoology, Cambridge

An exhibition of beautiful, detailed paintings depicting all the world’s carnivores by top wildlife artist, Priscilla Barrett ,will be on display at the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge from Friday, March 23, until Thursday, April 5.

Ranging from the largest terrestrial carnivore, the polar bear, to the tiny least weasel that can squeeze through a wedding ring, the true carnivores – order Carnivora – include some of the world’s most charismatic, admired, feared and spectacular creatures. This exhibition features the original paintings produced for the recently published Field Guide to the Carnivores of the World written by Panthera’s President Dr. Luke Hunter.

22Mar Keynote Address by Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, at 2012 Woodland Park Zoo Thrive FundraiserThursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:30am Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 9:00amSheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will provide the keynote speech at the 2012 Woodland Park Zoo Thrive fundraiser. Join Dr. Rabinowitz to learn about how he has dedicated his life to surveying the world's last wild places, with the goal of preserving wild habitats and securing homes, on a large scale, for some of the world's most endangered species, including the big cats of the world.