Warrior Profiles

This page is a tribute to the generous spirit of caring individuals. With a deep respect and love of nature, these people have dedicated their lives to preserving our Wild Heritage. Their actions encourage us to consider all creatures to be of equal importance in the Circle of Life!

Click on the links below to be inspired by natures custodians and earths protectors the Wildlife Warriors!

Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle: Hope for Our Oceans

September 10, 2014

This 2009 TED Talk has resonance beyond the moment Sylvia Earle, one of the world’s most beloved marine explorers, first shared her wish for our oceans. A wish granted with the fruition of ‘Hope Spots’ a united effort to explore and preserve biodiversity in key areas around the globe. The wisdom and foresight of Sylvia […]

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Nature’s New Champions

August 6, 2014

Nature has new champions in the A-Team, a passionate group of youths cultivating knowledge and appreciation for wildlife in the next generation. This unique collection of individuals from around the world, are working to ensure wildlife has a future—educating, inspiring, and engaging their peers on the value of nature. Conservation broadcaster, Ken Jones (Jungle Deep […]

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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 (Aged 86) entered my inbox. For years I have supported conservation of the snow leopard and formed friendships with the Snow Leopard Trust, a dedicated community of scientists, artists, students […]

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Art Claiborne

Tribute: Conservationist Art Claiborne

February 6, 2014

The wildlife conservation world has lost a champion. On February 3rd, 2014, Art Ortenberg, the brilliant business partner behind the legendary fashion designer (who was also his life partner) Liz Claiborne, passed away at the age of 87. While his family and friends at Panthera mourn his passing, we also remember a life well-lived, with […]

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Man And Beast

Man And Beast

December 6, 2012

‘Man and Beast,’ a beautifully shot short film by Canon that portrays the life and early conservation career of Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. Produced with a new and technologically advanced Canon Cinema EOS camera, this short film tells the story of Dr. Rabinowitz’s childhood, how he faced and overcame a debilitating stutter and how […]

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Ron and Valerie Taylor

Tribute: Shark Expert Ron Taylor

September 9, 2012

Australian marine conservation pioneer and renowned shark expert Ron Taylor has died, aged 78. Mr Taylor suffered myeloid leukaemia for two years and died peacefully on Sunday (9th September 2012) at a private hospital near his Sydney home. A Member of the Order of Australia, Mr Taylor first became fascinated with marine life in the […]

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