New book: Climate and Conservation

The book Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. Read more.  

Javanese tiger still extant?

A glimmer of hope? The Javanese tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica) may have been declared to extinct by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in 1994, but recently clues discovered by a researcher are believed to be evidence of the tiger’s existence, especially in the forests of Central Java’s Muria mountain range. Read more.

Scavenging on a roedeer killed by wolves

This film shows the process of scavenging after a roedeer was killed bij wolves. Two gray wolves from pack “Menišija” killed the roe deer buck on Menišija plateau in northern Dinaric Mountains in Slovenia. One of these two wolves (a radiocollared female named “Tvigi”) was unfortunately killed by car just three days after the roedeer […]

Major funding for Arabian leopard conservation project in Yemen!

The Foundation for the Protection of the Arabian Leopard in Yemen/Foundation for Endangered Wildlife (FPALY/FEW) and the Rewilding Foundation (formerly known as the Anatolian Leopard Foundation) in the Netherlands have successfully secured a grant from the Prince Bernhard Nature Fund for the project ‘Preventing the extinction of the critically endangered Arabian leopard at two key […]

Champion of the Wild: Exclusive interview with Doug Smith in Yellowstone National Park

By Matthew Pomilia I recently had the pleasure of sitting down for a Friday afternoon conversation with world-renowned wolf biologist Doug Smith.  For eighteen years, Doug has been the leader of the Yellowstone Wolf Restoration Project, one of the most prominent and controversial wildlife reintroductions of all time.  Since its inception in 1995, the project […]

Persian leopard filmed in Bashagard!

Here we present the first film of a Persian leopard in full view in the Bashagard region of southern Iran by Plan4theLand Society during the conservation survey in this region in collaboration with the Anatolian Leopard Foundation. The leopard shows territorial scraping behavior.