• Ten Red Pandas in a Rhododendron Tree

    During the 12 days of an ecotrip travelers were able to see, ten red pandas in a rhododendron tree. Well, that’s not exactly how it happened—participants were actually on an Eco Zoo Trip and the pandas weren’t all in one tree—but please sing along! On the first day of the ecotrip travelers were able to […]

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  • Thanks To You, We’re Helping Red Pandas and Communities Thrive

    The first panda is threatened with extinction. Thankfully, people all over the world are stepping up to save them. Red Panda Network (RPN) is a member-based organization. Our impact is a reflection of your support and generosity. Thanks to you, 2018 & 2019 have been years of tremendous progress for RPN.  Your support helps us […]

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  • A New Life for Herders and Red Pandas in the Himalayas

    RPN works with herders of Nepal to find harmony between their livelihood needs and forest preservation. The life of a high-mountain herder in Nepal is a difficult one. The threat of weather is constant, temperatures can fluctuate rapidly, and a person can be separated from their family for long durations. As the seasons change the […]

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  • A Plan of Action to Conserve Bhutan’s Red Panda

    First in Nepal, and most recently Bhutan, governments are committing to red panda conservation in range countries. On July 31, 2019, people and charities all over the world celebrated World Ranger Day. This day honors the critical work of rangers to protect our planet’s wildlife and natural resources. For many endangered species—including the red panda—the […]

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  • Reaching the People Who Live Among Red Pandas

    RPN raises awareness on the frontlines of red panda conservation with the Holtzmann Wildlife Foundation. On a global scale, red panda awareness is steadily growing. Videos on social media of adorable zoo-born cubs are going viral and people are doing their part to share conservation messages of this species.  But what about the people who […]

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  • Nobody Ever Said, “Saving Red Pandas is Easy”

    The terrain is steep and difficult, the weather is unpredictable, the journey: treacherous at times. But Forest Guardian Bimala Moktan is up to the challenge of protecting endangered red pandas. Bimala Moktan was 24 when she joined RPN’s Forest Guardian (FG) team. Her uncle, Deu Prakash Tamang, had been an FG since 2006 and was […]

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  • I Can’t Imagine A World Without Red Pandas

    Since April of this year, nearly 70 people have joined our Panda Guardian team—kicking off 2019 as a pivotal year for guarding red pandas from extinction.  ​In 2006, Red Panda Network (RPN) initiated the Red Panda Project or Project Punde Kundo (red panda is locally known as Punde Kundo) in the Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) Corridor of […]

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