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Stories from Red Panda Network

Conservation Science Series: Because Science Matters in Red Panda Conservation!

April 17, 2024

Red Panda Network (RPN) is introducing the Conservation Science Film Series, which dives into our research on the r…

Weaving Economic Empowerment for Women

March 7, 2024

This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the women of Phurumbu who participated in our nettle fib…

Red Panda Ecotrips: An Inside Story with Kuniko Kai

January 30, 2024

Learn about the unique and unforgettable journey of an RPN ecotrip directly from an ecotripper; Kuniko Kai shares h…

24 Red Panda Facts for the New Year

January 24, 2024

The characteristic cute faces of red pandas are enough to cause people to fall in love with these endangered animals.…

Wintergreens: Empowering People and Protecting Pandas

January 10, 2024

Support from monthly donors is helping us strengthen community-based red panda conservation in Nepal with the distrib…

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Press Releases

15 Dec

Press Release: Forest Guardian Surya Bhattrai wins Green Ambassadors Award

Download a PDF of the press release (English and Nepali) Kathmandu, Nepal — In recognition of his outstanding…

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13 Apr

Press Release: A Center for Red Panda Conservation and Sustainable Living Opens on Earth Day

Download a PDF of the press release Kathmandu, Nepal — The Himalayan Habre Center will open in eastern Nepal on…

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3 Nov

Press Release: Evidence of Growing Red Panda Numbers in Nepal

​> Download a PDF of the Press Release Kathmandu, Nepal — A recent study by Red Panda Network (RPN) has conf…

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11 Dec

Press Release: Tiger Photographed for First Time In Nepal's Red Panda Habitat

At an unprecedented altitude in Nepal, a wild tiger has been photographed in the mountain forest habitat of re…

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17 Sep

Press Release: Dayahang Rai: Red Panda Network Conservation Ambassador

Read in Nepali
Download a PDF of the Press Release Popular Nepali actor, director, and playwriter, Dayahang R…

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5 Jun

Press Release: Ten Red Pandas Collared in Nepal For Groundbreaking Study

> Download a PDF of the Press Release Kathmandu, Nepal — Ten wild red pandas have been equipped with…

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30 Jan

Press Release: Ecotrip travelers see increasing numbers of red pandas in Nepal.

Download the full press release here. Good news can be hard to come by for people working to save threatened and enda…

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RPN in the News

Zoo lecturer to discuss red pandas
November 12, 2023 - Times Standard

The red panda house
March 11, 2023 - Nepali Times

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Conservation hero: Saroj Shrestha
October 25, 2021 - One Earth

How you can help the red panda
August 19, 2021 - Planet Home

 Red panda in school curriculum
January 31, 2021 - My República

 Red panda numbers on rise in Nepal
January 27, 2021 - OMG Nepal


Nepal Successfully Conducts GPS Collaring of 10 Red Pandas
June 6, 2020 - The Kathmandu Post (English)

 Nepal Tracks Red Panda Via Satellite
June 9, 2020 - Prensa Latina (English)

 'GPS Color' on RedPanda
June 7, 2020 - Nagarik News (Nepali)

 Tracking Nepal’s Red Panda by Satellite
June 7, 2020 - Nagarik News (Nepali)

 English Nepal Successfully Conducts GPS Collaring of 10 Red Pandas
June 6, 2020 - MSN Asia (English)

 Nepal: Satellite Collaring of 10 Red Panda Completed
June 6, 2020 - News Time (English)

 Before the Giant panda, There Was the Red Panda
May 22, 2020 - Landscape News (English)

 Red Pandas in India, Bhutan and Nepal
May 5, 2020 - Traffic (English)

 ‘Forest Guardians’ in Nepal Employ Citizen Science to Protect Endangered Red Pandas
April 1, 2020 - Global Forest Watch (English)

 ‘Fake market’: Red Panda Study Finds No Real Demand Behind rise in Poaching
March 11, 2020 - Mongabay News (English)

 Looking up and looking out for red panda in Nepal
January 8, 2020 - Auckland Zoo (English)


Nordens Ark bygger Naturcenter för att rädda de röda pandorna i Nepal (Nordens Ark builds nature center to save the red pandas in Nepal)
December 2019 - Nordens Ark (Swedish)

An Interview with Red Panda Expert: Alana Kardon
December 2019 - Paradise Wildlife Park (English)

How Many Red Pandas Are Left in the Wild?
August 2019 - Reader’s Digest (English)

Endangered Panda is Centre of Attention at Wildlife Park
July 2019 - News & Star with the Cumberland News (English)

Red Pandas Are Not the Lesser Pandas
June 2019 - HowStuffWorks (English)

Red Panda Conservation Becoming Challenging
February 2019 - MyRepúplica (English)

Red Panda Numbers on Rise in Karnali
February 2019 - Kathmandu Post (English)

Human Activities Pose Challenge to Red Panda Conservation Efforts
February 2019 - The Rising Nepal (English)

Conservationists Stress on Collaboration to Protect Red Panda in Nepal
February 2019 - MyRepública (English)

Don’t be fooled by social media—wild animals make terrible pets
January 2019 - National Geographic (English)

Rare Marbled Cat Spotted in Panchthar
January 2019 - The Himalayan Times (English)

The ‘Marbled Cat’ in Nepal
January 2019 - NagarikNews (Nepali)

‘Marbled Cat’ Photographed for the First Time in Nepal
January 2019 - MyRepublica (English)

First Photographic Record of Rare Marbled Cat in Nepal
January 2019 - Nature Khabar (English)

Mysterious Marbled Cat Captured On Camera In Nepal
January 2019 - LexLimbu (English)

First photo of marbled cat captured in Nepal
January 2019 - Hakahakionline (Nepali)

How Nepalis Are Saving Red Pandas in Nepal
January 2019 - LexLimbu (English)


Red Pandas are Adorable and in Trouble
August 2015 - New York Times (English)


Field Guide To Red Pandas
April 2013 - Wild Travel Magazine (English)

RPN EcoTrips Nominated as One of Five Trips to Take Right Now
January 2013 - Wild Travel Magazine (English)

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