• Financial Freedom for Women in Red Panda Range

    From household chores to entrepreneurship, women in rural Nepal find economic empowerment and environmental stewardship. Gaura Neupane grew up in a small village in Kalikot district, western Nepal. This is a remote and rural place; a patchwork of agriculture and mountain forests make up the landscape.   The setting of this story is significant. Western Nepal […]

  • Red Pandas Love the Snow and Are Well Adapted To It

    We’re in the final weeks of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Red pandas may not be too happy about it. If you’re reading this article, odds are that you’re a human (and if not, congrats on learning how to read, member of another species). One of the most interesting things about humans, and primates in […]

  • Female Forest Guardians #ChooseToChallenge Gender Inequality While Saving Red Pandas

    Red Panda Network is committed to recruiting more female Forest Guardians and providing educational scholarships for female students. On International Women’s Day 2021, join us in Empowering Women During Covid-19! Our field staff had the pleasure of interviewing a few of our female Forest Guardians and we are pleased to share their courageous stories and […]

  • Amidst a Global Pandemic, RPN Campaigns Against Red Panda Poaching

    As humans worldwide continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, so, too, must nature. According to several reports Conservation International released in 2020, pandemic restrictions and lockdowns left wildlife and wildlands unprotected, resulting in increased animal trafficking and deforestation. Unfortunately, red pandas and their habitat are not immune. A Growing Center of Illegal Trade While […]