From 7 April to 16 April Erwin van Maanen and Koen Cuyten of the foundation joined Taher Ghadirian, Azar Sedaghati and Yasaman Talebi from Plan for the land Society in search of large carnivores in the region of Bashagard in the province of Hormozgan, Iran. During a trekking of 32 km though the arid and […]
New Report issues a warning about humanity’s ability to survive without a major change in direction. Will humanity take it to heart? Read more.
Erwin van Maanen has been invited to speak at the Batumi Bird Festival in 19-23 September in Batumi, Georgia (Caucasus). This is an initiative of the Batumi Raptor Count bringing together ornithologists, conservationists and local hunters to raise awareness of the immense importance of the regional or Adjaria-Imereti migratory bird flyway, previously unrecognized. Erwin was instrumental in bringing […]
China has become a black hole for the world’s timber, much of it harvested illegally. Consumers should think twice before buying wood products made in China. Read more by Professor William Laurance. This is a relay from The Rewilding Institute.
Panthera’s CEO and wild cat expert, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, led a session on ‘The Future of Big Cats’ at the 2012 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN conference on April 17th, in Laguna Niguel, California. This conference, which ran April 16th-18th, is known as the premier green business event of the year, carried out by Fortune in partnership […]
Tigers in the wild are on the brink of extinction. With increasing poaching and habitat loss, how can the battle in saving the tiger be won? Alan Rabinowitch and Tom Kaplan of Panthera discuss measures against poaching of tigers and how the tiger can be saved in the wild.