Actress and Model Suki Waterhouse Gets Wild with GWC

September 10, 2018

Suki Waterhouse is a woman of many talents. A British actress, model and entrepreneur, Suki can now add ambassador for Global Wildlife Conservation to her CV (and we have no doubt she will!). We are thrilled to team up with Suki to tell the stories of some of our world’s more overlooked and threatened wildlife. Read more

A Q&A with GWC’s New Colombia Conservation Officer

July 23, 2018

Dr. Lina Valencia is no stranger to Global Wildlife Conservation. Since 2016 she has been a GWC associate conservation scientist, and this month she has joined GWC in a more official capacity as Colombia conservation officer. Lina is originally from Colombia and completed her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin, where she focused Read more

Tabitha Upshaw

A Q&A with GWC’s New Chief Marketing Officer

July 19, 2018

GWC recently welcomed its first Chief Marketing Officer, Tabitha Upshaw, who is responsible for the organization’s branding, communications and marketing programs. Tabitha came to GWC from SunPower, a solar company, where she led brand marketing. Before that she led marketing for Dell’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts. We caught up with Tabitha about the vital role Read more

Q&A with Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos, Winner of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Conservation Prize

June 11, 2018

Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos and Gamaliel Castañeda Gaytán are joint awardees of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Prize for their efforts spearheading the study and conservation of some of northern Mexico’s most emblematic turtle species. Rosalinda has spent years deciphering the decline of the Bolsón tortoises, and understanding their relationship with ranchers in Mapimi Biosphere Reserve. She is Read more

Q&A with Gerardo Garcia, Winner of the 2018 Sabin Amphibian Conservation Prize

June 11, 2018

Gerardo Garcia has been on the leading edge of recovering endangered amphibians, reptiles, fishes and invertebrates for over two decades. In the early 1990s he was instrumental in the recovery program for the Mallorcan Midwife Toad of Spain, a program that brought the species back from Critically Endangered to Vulnerable and is widely hailed as Read more

Q&A with Gamaliel Castañeda, Winner of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Conservation Prize

June 11, 2018

  Gamaliel Castañeda Gaytán and Rosalinda Palomo Ramos are joint awardees of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Prize for their efforts spearheading the study and conservation of some of northern Mexico’s most emblematic turtle species. Gamaliel has studied the Coahuila Box Turtle and other reptiles of the Chihuahuan Desert biome including the Bolson Tortoise. As a Read more

Q&A with Andrés Link, Winner of the 2018 Sabin Primate Conservation Prize

June 11, 2018

Andres Link has spent close to two decades studying the social relations of wild spider monkeys in Colombia and Ecuador, with a focus on how they compete and cooperate. His research has increased our understanding of the effects of habitat degradation and fragmentation on the ecology and population dynamics of neotropical primates. Andres goes beyond Read more

A Q&A with GWC’s new outreach and events director

May 25, 2018

This spring Laura J. Kay joined our team as GWC’s new outreach and events director. Laura will be working on our major fundraising events, benefits and third-party events that we hold throughout the year to support our conservation mission and engage with our supporters. We spoke to Laura about what she loves about her job and her Read more

Q&A with Nari Shakti Pushkar 2017 Award Winner Purnima Devi Barman

April 25, 2018

On International Women’s Day March 8, 2018, Purnima Devi Barman from Assam, India was awarded the Nari Shakti Purashkar 2017 award for her groundbreaking work with the Greater Adjutant Stork, locally known in India as the Hargila Stork, an Endangered species on the IUCN Red List. The award is the most prestigious civilian accolade in Read more

A Q&A with GWC’s new office manager

March 26, 2018

This year Jill Lucena joined our team as GWC’s new office manager. Jill ensures that everything runs smoothly in the office of GWC’s Chief Conservation Officer Russ Mittermeier. She manages the distribution and sales of several book series, including the CEMEX Nature Series, GWC-produced field guides and pocket guides and the IUCN Primate Specialist Group Read more