PANTHERA

Rating: 4.87 stars   60 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: 8 W. 40 Street New York NY 10018 USA

Mission: Panthera's mission is to ensure the future of wild cats through scientific leadership and global conservation action.
Geographic areas served: North, Central and Latin America, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Programs: Panthera is working to ensure a future for the world's big cats (tigers, lions, jaguars and snow leopards) by converting science into conservation action on a global scale. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise of the world’s leading cat biologists, Panthera develops, implements, and oversees range-wide species conservation strategies for the largest and most imperiled cats. Panthera forges partnerships from the bottom up with local communities, park guards, and educators; and top down with policy-makers, environmental agencies, presidents and prime ministers. We work on a scale that will make a difference - globally. Our reach spans northern Argentina through Mexico; India to the Russian Far East; Senegal to South Africa; and Mongolia to Afghanistan. Panthera currently focuses its range-wide conservation strategies on the world’s largest, most imperiled cats – tigers, lions, jaguars and snow leopards – and is planning conservation strategies for cheetahs, leopards and mountain lions. Panthera also supports research and conservation activities on populations of other cat species, as well as initiatives to improve felid research techniques and methodology. To learn more about our conservation programs for tigers, lions, jaguars, snow leopards and other cat species, visit our website at www.panthera.org
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

Panthera sets the standard for wild-life charities. It is clear in its objectives - to save the tragically endangered big cats on our planet. It is clear in its methods - apply scientific measurements and methods to conservation and protection. It is clear in its fund-raising and what the money pays for - properly organised research trips and analysis of results put into operation and practice and . It recruits the best in the field.
It has determination and unrelenting drive.

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Rating: 4 stars  

Serious and science-based charity. I'm happy to support projects that show they know what they're talking about, and they definitely are an authority in big feline protection.
They're big enough to be effective in positively influencing local governments and communities with realistic projects, but they're not a behemoth with overgrown directive staff.
I definitely hope success for their efforts for saving big cats.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have known about Panthera for almost four years now. In that short time, particularly through its communications and public relations campaigns, it has grown from a barely-visible organization around the world to one, if not the most, influential big cat conservation effort out there. I am proud to have contributed to its cause and will continue to support the organization's grand work.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Panthera is a brilliant organisation. I believe that the diversity of life on earth is a wonderful thing, which should always be protected and cherished. Therefore, I fully support the fantastic work that Panthera do to protect big cats.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am working in Bolivia with tourism and have been lucky to meet some of the staff of panthera , without their work big cats throughout the world would be a lot more local extinctions. The plans they implement especially with cattle ranchers and the jaguar corridor will go a long way to ensuring amazing animals such as Jaguars a future.

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To have them spend more time in Bolivia working with cattle / jaguar conflicts

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've been following Panthera for a while now on Facebook and the work they do for the continual survival of big cats is fantastic. The effort they put into conservation and education is second to none and I fully support their efforts to preserve the most magnificent of animals that walk this planet, the big cats. Organisations like Panthera are more important than ever in today's climate and their work, effort and dedication is vital and should be applauded.

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help them more on a personal level

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Rating: 5 stars  

I just recently discovered Panthera, and absolutely love their mission and all the great work they are doing with wild cats. Big cats are my favorite animal, and I am happy that there is an organization dedicated just to them!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I recently found out about this group and completely support their work with our endangered cats they have brought further insight into the struggles our large cats endure and work with locals in the areas where conflicts b/t humans and cats occur to educate and assist the locals to reduce conflicts and encourage coexistence b/t the two.

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Rating: 5 stars  

After realizing that I want to spend my life studying and working for the conservation of wildlife I soon discovered Panthera. Knowing that 100% of every donation is going into the field makes this in my opinion the leading organisation for felid conservation. Thank you, Panthera.... for fighting for these magnificent animals and making sure that this planet keeps some of its most beautiful wonders.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've always been a great lover of the nature and specially the cats, large and small, I am already member of WWF, and adopted a tiger, but now that I found this organization I'm happy to know that we are a lot of people that know the importance to preserv the felines specially the large ones, there's a lot of work to do, and with organizations like Panthera will be more probably to protect our beloved cats.

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