The First Panda

Red pandas are not related to giant pandas and were discovered 50 years earlier!
They are important indicators of the vibrant forests in the Eastern Himalayas.
Red pandas are the only living member of
their taxonomic family.

Donate to RPN

Help us in our mission to protect red pandas and their habitat.


Experience the Himalayas on this journey to a biodiversity hotspot.

Adopt A Panda

Your symbolic adoption protects red panda habitat!

Red Panda on the Snow

The global red panda population has declined by 50% over the last 20 years. There may be as few as 2,500 remaining in the wild.

Red Panda Network is the world leader in red panda conservation.
We conserve wild red pandas and their habitat through:

  • Research & Monitoring

  • Policy & Advocacy

  • Community-based Conservation

  • Education & Outreach

  • Sustainable Livelihoods

Guard Red Pandas from Extinction!

Give monthly and join the team committed to sustainable red panda conservation initiatives.

The first female FG in Eastern Nepal - Menuka Bhattarai.

Thank You to Our Top Supporters:

nordens ark_big
Svenska Postkod Lotteriet
Rainforest Trust
Fondation Segré

Visit our partners page to see who else is supporting red panda conservation.