BNF Buys Locally; Saves Red Pandas Globally

Limited-edition kombucha flavor by Eugene-based company, BNF, aids wild red pandas in Nepal.  Supporting local communities and helping them thrive is what the Eugene-based kombucha company BNF (a Billion New Friends) Kombucha & Jun is all about. So when Red Panda Network—an internationally-recognized nonprofit that’s saving red pandas through community-based conservation programs—relocated their US office…

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No Trees, No Red Pandas—No life

She witnessed the forests being decimated; now, she fights to protect them as RPN’s first female Forest Guardian in Western Nepal. Shanti Malla grew up in the rural hills of Dailekh district in Western Nepal. She remembers venturing into the forests to gather fuelwood and graze livestock. Sometimes Malla would cross paths with villagers who…

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Building A Foundation for Red Panda Conservation and Sustainable Living

Construction has begun on Nepal’s first center committed to alleviating poverty and ensuring a sustainable future for people and red pandas. On May 24th, Ghanendra Maden, District Coordination Committee Chairperson for Taplejung district and Bam Bahadur Bhattarai, Vice-Chairperson of Phungling Municipality—the location of the project site—laid the foundation stone for the. Center for Conservation and…

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Happy Hollow Zoo: A Heavyweight for Red Panda Conservation

Happy Hollow Zoo opens red panda exhibit and commits to the preservation of this endangered species. Many people say that a house isn’t a home without a dog (cat, hedgehog, anole, enter favored animal companion here). You could say something similar about a zoo—yes, technically you can have an excellent zoo without any red pandas…

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Record red panda sightings in Eastern Nepal

A group of eight ecotrippers arrived in Nepal to see red pandas in their native habitat. They saw eight during the most successful ecotrip in RPN history. It was late November when participants of Red Panda Network (RPN)’s 2018 Eco Zoo Trip arrived in the Himalayan hills of Eastern Nepal. The group—led by Sarah Jones…

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Your Holiday Guide to Gifts and Giving!

Happy Holidays from Red Panda Network! Here are 6 ways you can make an impact for red pandas — while giving fantastic gifts — this holiday season: #1 Double your impact for red pandas! Thanks to Happy Hollow Park & Zoo and San Francisco Zoo, every dollar you give for red pandas will be doubled. Red panda adoptions…

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