Past Events

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.

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.