Leopards are also Being Killed for the Traditional Asian Medicine Trade

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) just released a worrying article. Apparently leopards (Panthera pardus) are also being killed in large numbers to support the Traditional Asian Medicine trade. Big cats, especially tigers, have long been valued in Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM). The bones of such animals are believed to be able to cure practically everything, … More Leopards are also Being Killed for the Traditional Asian Medicine Trade

Yet Another Article Slams the Ecological Impacts of Trump’s Border Wall

Writer Stephen Leahy published an article on Motherboard last week titled, “Trump’s Border Wall Would Condemn US Jaguars to Extinction.” With this piece, Leahy joins the long list of authors decrying the environmental impacts of Trump’s disastrous plan. Leahy briefly goes over the history of jaguar conservation in the United States: starting with their extirpation … More Yet Another Article Slams the Ecological Impacts of Trump’s Border Wall

New Article Highlights Jaguar Corridor Initiative

Back in February of 2016, I released a post about the importance of landscape connectivity for tigers. Populations of large mammals that become isolated are vulnerable to local extinctions, as a result of: inbreeding, stochastic events (natural disasters and other unpredictable happenings), poaching, and more. This new article by Becky Ferreira highlights a crucial project … More New Article Highlights Jaguar Corridor Initiative