In this episode of our 60 Second Science series, Puma Program Conservation Scientist Omar Ohrens discusses his new paper on puma tourism in Patagonia and how it may help- or hurt- predators in this region of Chile.
Snow Leopard Scientist Tsewang Namgail Receives Disney Conservation Hero Award
We are proud that Snow Leopard Conservancy - India Trust (SLC-IT) Director and Panthera affiliate Tsewang Namgail was honored as a Disney Conservation Hero for his tireless efforts leading a team of scientists, students and volunteers to reduce conflict between snow leopards and farmers and find solutions to benefit local people through community-based tourism, education and research.
“I am thrilled and humbled to receive this prestigious award and thank Disney Conservation Fund, Panthera, local communities and the dedicated members of my team for their unstinting support. It is my hope that this award brings to the fore the precarious state of Asia’s mountain ghosts and the simple, community-led solutions that provide hope, security and life for the snow leopard and those people sharing their homes with the species,” he says.
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Utilizing the expertise of the world’s premier cat biologists, Panthera develops and implements global strategies for the seven species of big cats: cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, lions, pumas (also known as mountain lions or cougars), snow leopards and tigers. Panthera also studies and protects the world's most threatened species of small cats through our Small Cats Program.
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Panthera’s mission is to ensure a future for wild cats and the vast landscapes on which they depend. Our vision is a world where wild cats thrive in healthy, natural and developed landscapes that sustain people and biodiversity.
Panthera is the only organization in the world devoted exclusively to the conservation of the world’s wild cats. Our team of leading biologists and law enforcement experts develop innovative strategies to address the dire threats facing cheetahs, jaguars, leopards, lions, pumas, snow leopards, and tigers.
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