Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Happy International Day of Biodiversity

To celebrate International Day of Biodiversity, today CIFOR released exclusive images of the critically endangered Javan leopard. Only a few hundred of them are left in the wild and the photos are pretty incredible!

Despite threats to habitat, new photos provide hope for endangered Javan Leopard

Just 100 kilometers from one of the world's most populated cities, camera traps placed in an Indonesian national park have captured striking, high-quality images of critically endangered Javan leopard. Learn more about how CIFOR is monitoring Indonesia's forest wildlife. Read more.

As forests disappear, Indonesia must monitor big cats to reduce human wildlife conflict, says scientist

As Indonesia’s national parks face threats from deforestation and human encroachment, it’s vital that tigers, leopards and other large mammals be monitored as part of conservation efforts – otherwise clashes with people will intensify, a senior scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research warns. Read more.

CIFOR captures one of the world's rarest big cats on film

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