• Free-Roaming Dogs: a Major Threat to Red Pandas

    On a daily basis, red pandas face an uphill battle for survival. They are threatened by habitat destruction and fragmentation, illegal poaching, haphazard development work, and untimely weather affecting the flowering of their primary food source, bamboo. Another threat has emerged: numerous free-roaming dogs within the red panda habitat, and they appear to be triggering […]

  • Experience Red Pandas at Paradise Park – Cornwall

    Whether holding a raffle to raise money to adopt a red panda or supporting programs that address deforestation in red panda territory, donors near and far help Red Panda Network (RPN) carry out its mission to save red pandas and their habitat every day. One such donor has taken a creative approach to red panda […]

  • Red Panda Ecotrips Expanded!

    We are very excited to announce the expansion of our Red Panda Ecotrip program! We are now offering nine Ecotrips a year, and have added several new destinations including Taplejung, Ghyangphedi, Choyatar and Thumke. This means there are more opportunities than ever to see the red panda in its native habitat and experience the natural […]

  • The Forgotten Panda

    Many photographers take great pains to compose the perfect photo. But few, perhaps, go to the lengths Red Panda Network board member Axel Gebauer took to photograph and film one of the world’s most elusive animals: the red panda. Breathtaking shots of lush forests, unspoiled rivers and the Himalayan skyline belie the hard work that […]

  • Red Panda Network To Become Independent

    Martha Davis, President of Earth Island Institute, and Brian H. Williams, Founder of the Red Panda Network, today announced that Red Panda Network will become independent of Earth island Institute effective September 1, 2010, after 5 years as a project of the parent organization. “Earth Island Institute is an innovative

  • Exclusive: Traces of Red Panda Found in Tennessee

    (by AOL News) It has the face of a giant panda bear and the body of a small raccoon. This unusual, cuddly-looking animal is the red panda, and until recently, was only believed to be native to the mountains of Nepal, Burma and China. Now, according to recent fossil findings,

  • RPN Race Car

    One of our supporters, Nicci Sanville, designed a Red Panda car for the Toyota Racing’s Sponsafy Your Ride contest. There are only 11 days to vote, so get your vote in now!

  • Red Panda Born at Smithsonian National Zoological Park

    From: Smithsonian National Zoo It was love at first sight for Shama and Tate, the Zoo’s red pandas, and now, nearly a year and a half after they were introduced, the pair has a cub as evidence of their strong bond. On June 16, Shama gave birth to a single

  • Nepal Update

    Dear RPN Supporters, Thank you for all of your kind support this year.   Bhagawan, Tulsi and Brian are learning how to use the blog….This is our first blog…It is very exciting to use the blog….We are happy to use the blog.

  • Red Panda Network: Expanding and Reaching Out

    Learn what the future holds for Red Panda Network. The full version of this article is only available here! Earth Island Journal: Spring 2010, Vol. 25 No. 1. Hear the word “panda” and images of the large black and white animal are immediately conjured up. Giant pandas have become a