Archive for November, 2007

 

SLN Member Indianapolis Prize

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Snow Leopard Network member Rod Jackson was nominated for the $100,000 Indianapolis Prize for his work through the Snow Leopard Conservancy. For more information on the prize, see http://www.indyzoo.com/content.aspx?cid=778

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SLN Member George Schaller Named Time Magazing “Hero of the Planet”

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**NEWS RELEASE** CONTACT: STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718-220-3682; ssautner@wcs.org) JOHN DELANEY: (1-718-220-3275; jdelaney@wcs.org) Wildlife Conservation Society’s George Schaller Named “Hero of the Planet” by Time Magazine NOVEMBER 13, 2007 – Renowned conservationist Dr. George Schaller of the Wildlife Conservation Society was recently named by Time Magazine as one of 60 “Heroes of the Planet.”  He joins an […]

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Police Crack Down on Illegal Animal Trade in London

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Operation Charm, an effort to target the illegal trade in traditional Chinese medicines that contain ingredients derived from endangered species, is seeing results in London. Since its launch 10 years ago, it has seized more than 30,000 products that incorporate endangered animal parts. The Chinese population in London is supportive of this campaign and condemns […]

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Eric York Fondly Remembered

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Eric York, field biologist and classmate of SLN director Tom McCarthy, sadly passed away on November 2nd after suddenly contracting an illness while conducing field research in Arizona. Eric is fondly remembered for his kind attitude and skill in the field. Link to the Felidae Conservation Fund Eric York Memorial Page.

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