What is Fauna & Flora doing to save red pandas?
Despite the cocktail of threats, there’s still hope for these animals if we can get protection in place.
Fauna & Flora is supporting the creation of community-managed no-hunting zones in the most critical areas for biodiversity.
We’re employing dedicated community rangers to patrol these sites, looking out for signs of illegal logging and poaching. Their job is not easy – they must cover vast stretches of high-altitude forests, traversing tough terrain and dodging snares left by hunters.
And there is still much to be done to secure a future for red pandas.
We need to train more rangers and provide them with the equipment they need to conduct their patrols. We need to work alongside local communities that are dependent on natural resources to enable them to earn sustainable livelihoods. And we need to continue working to help create more protected areas where red pandas can begin to recover.