Bare Essentials Magazine

Inspiring People to Explore and Experience the Wild Wonders of This Earth.

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Panthera has brought together the world’s leading wild cat experts to direct and implement effective conservation strategies for the world’s largest and most endangered cats.

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Snow Leopard Trust

Founded in 1981, the Snow Leopard Trust is the world's leading authority on the study and protection of the endangered snow leopard.

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Vital Ground

The Vital Ground Foundation helps preserve the threatened grizzly bear, other animals and plants, through the conservation of habitat and wildlife linkage areas.

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Freedom To Roam

Florian Schultz Conservation Photography Project F2R raises awareness and support for wildlife corridors to ensure the endurance of unique ecosystems.

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Cheetah Conservation Fund

Founded in 1990, the CCF's mission is to be the internationally recognised centre of excellence in the conservation of cheetahs and their ecosystems.

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A library of media and materials to learn about the natural world and connect with conservation communities.

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Polar Bears International

Stewardship of polar bear populations and preservation of polar bear habitat.

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80 Million for Wild Cats

Funding Scientific Leadership

June 4, 2014

Environmental philanthropists from China, India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States have together provided funding of $80 Million to change the course […]

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Camping with Snow Leopards

Camping with Snow Leopards

May 27, 2014

Summer is coming. And with it – camp! Do you remember the joys of camp fires, sing-alongs, and lots of time with critters and creepy-crawlies? […]

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Plants and Predators

Why Plants Need Predators

May 15, 2014

A natural but not necessarily obvious dichotomy emerges from recent research into the synergy between predators and plants. Australia has one of the worst records […]

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Polar Bears and Cheetahs - Hang Out!

Polar Bears and Cheetahs – Hang Out!

April 16, 2014

Sponsored by our friends Polar Bears International and the Cheetah Conservation Fund, a new dialogue on climate change with scientists Steven Amstrup and Laurie Marker. […]

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Rainforest on the Edge by Marc Anderson

Rainforest on the Edge

April 16, 2014

Accompanying video to the album “Rainforest on the Edge”, a beautifully composed and viscerally complimented piece of footage by Marc Anderson—capturing the symphony of Malaysian […]

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Peter Matthiessen

In Memory of Matthiessen

April 10, 2014

I was inspired to revisit a book I received long ago, “The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen”—as news of his passing on April 5th, 2014 […]

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