New Global Alliance Commits $80 Million to Save the World’s Wild Cats and Their Ecosystems

02 Jun

Commitment Unites Donors from China, India, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to Collectively Provide $80 Million in Cornerstone Funding for Panthera’s $200 Million Initiative for Wild Cats New York, NY – Environmental philanthropists from China, India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States have together provided funding of $80 Million…

             

Associated Press: “Donors Pledge $80M to Protect Wild Cats”

01 Jun

The crown prince of the oil-rich Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, CEO of Hong Kong-based investment firm Jynwel Capital and other international donors committed a combined $80 million on Sunday to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat. Read more at AP.org.  

           

Protecting big cats, with bold actions

29 May

Some of the world’s largest cats: lions, tigers, jaguars and cheetahs, are facing serious threats to their lives and the environments in which they live. This is particularly important because cats, as animals at the top of the food chain, help maintain the delicate balance of the ecosystems all around us. They act as guardians…

         

Forbes: “Can Big Name Philanthropists Save the Big Cats?”

02 May

The Kaplans, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, chief executive of Hong Kong-based Jynwel Capital, and Hemendra Kothari, chairman of Blackrock India, each pledged $20 million over 10 years to Panthera. Read more at Forbes.com.