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The Big Cats Initiative, founded in 2009 with National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert, is taking action now to assure big cats in the wild are not gone forever. Partnering with some of the world’s leading big cat experts, the initiative funds on-the-ground research and innovative conservation projects to protect our planet’s top felines and leads a global public awareness campaign to shine light on the issue.
Tune in to Nat Geo WILD's through December 5. Big Cat Week is part of the a long-term commitment by the National Geographic Society to save big cats around the world. Meet National Geographic's big cat experts in a on December 3 at 1 p.m. ET and share your thoughts at #BigCats.In an effort to pull the world’s wild cats from the brink of extinction, the Jouberts launched the Big Cats Initiative with National Geographic.In an effort to pull the world’s wild cats from the brink of extinction, the Jouberts launched the Big Cats Initiative with National Geographic.He has written extensively about wild cats and their conservation, publishing widely in both scientific journals and popular media, including for Slate, The Huffington Post and National Geographic. He has published seven books including Cheetah (2003), Cats of Africa: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation (2006) and Field Guide to Carnivores of the World (2011), which has been translated into Chinese, French and German editions. National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative was founded in 2009 with Dereck and Beverly Joubert—filmmakers, conservationists, and explorers-in-residence—as a long-term effort to halt the decline of big cats in the wild. The Big Cats Initiative supports efforts to save big cats through assessment, on-the-ground conservation, education, and a global public-awareness campaign to shine a light on this issue called "Cause an Uproar," launched in partnership with Nat Geo WILD. With your support, the Big Cats Initiative has funded over 80 grants across more than 25 countries. See where in the world we're supporting on-the-ground research and conservation to help save big cats in the wild. Scientists examine four different possible future worlds and how each would pose immense challenges to the big cats of today.
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National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative was founded in 2009 with Dereck and Beverly Joubert—filmmakers, conservationists, and explorers-in-residence—as a long-term effort to halt the decline of big cats in the wild. The initiative supports efforts to save big cats through assessment, on-the-ground conservation, education, and global public-awareness campaigns.Lions and tigers and cougars … oh my! Nat Geo WILD gets you closer than ever before to big cats in its 7th Annual Big Cat Week, kicking off with the premiere of Battle for the Pride on Monday, Feb. 20, at 9/8c. Discover what it takes for a lion to become king in the wilds of Botswana, where only one in eight male lions makes it to adulthood. Additionally, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10/9c, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence and renowned filmmakers Beverly and Dereck Joubert present Soul of the Cat, in which they explore the deep connections and parallels between domestic cats and big cats. From pet tabbies to great lions, cats of all sizes are predators in their own right. See the full Big Cat Week lineup below.