Archive for February, 2009

 

A Force for Endangered Species: George Schaller

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By Patrice O’Shaughnessy of the New York Daily News Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 1:24 AM He’s an unassuming man, with gray hair, pale eyes and a measured voice. But if not for

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Snow Leopard Photographer Steve Winter Wins World Press Photo Contest

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On 13 February 2008, Steve Winter won first prize in the Nature Stories category of the 52nd annual World Press Photo Contest for his June 2008 NG article and photographs, “Snow Leopards: Out of the Shadows”. About the contest:

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KaraFilm festival: Informative, thought-provoking films mark third day

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Saturday, February 07, 2009 By our correspondent http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=161144 Karachi The third day of the Kara Film Festival saw a flurry of activity with a screening of 11 films, seven short ones, two documentaries, and two feature films. Within the short films section was the 48-minute local film, “Gurmukh Singh ki Wasiyat” (Gurmukh Sigh’s Will). Based […]

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Wildlife – Kashmir’s Other Conflict

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ENVIRONMENT-INDIA: Wildlife – Kashmir‘s Other Conflict By Athar Parvaiz SRINAGAR, Feb 5 (IPS) – Decades of separatist militancy in Indian Kashmir and the massive response to it by the armed forces have taken a toll on human life. But, what is less known is the fact that this and other human activity have exacerbated dangers […]

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Shafqat Hussain honored for work with snow leopards

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http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/blogs/news/chiefeditor/2009/02/national-geographic-explorers.html Eli honored for work with snow leopards Ilana Seager Staff Reporter Published Wednesday, February 4, 2009 Love is blind, and Shafqat Hussain GRD ‘08 learned this the hard way. Despite having devoted his professional life to his passion for saving snow leopards, the closest he has come to one is the zoo gift store. […]

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