Kristin Nowell, CAT founder and Executive Director, is the senior author and compiler of the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group’s primary information sources for the world’s wild cats, including the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and the Cat Action Plan.
List of her publications:
Nowell, K. 2012. Wildlife Crime Scorecard: Assessing compliance with and enforcement of CITES commitments for tigers, rhinos and elephants. WWF Global Wildlife Trade Campaign, Switzerland.
Nowell, K. 2012. An assessment of rhino horn as medicine. TRAFFIC report prepared for the CITES Secretariat,
62d meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Geneva, 23-27 July. SC62 Doc. 47.2 Annex.
Villalba, L.M., Bernal. N., Nowell, K. and Macdonald, D.W. 2012. Distribution of two Andean small cats (Leopardus jacobita and Leopardus colocolo) in Bolivia and the potential impact of traditional beliefs on their conservation. Endangered Species Research 16: 85-94.
Nowell, K., Compton, J. and Verheij, P. 2011. Eliminating illicit demand for tiger parts and products in China: recommendations for the Government of China on how it can deliver on its trade related National Tiger Recovery Priorities. TRAFFIC International, unpublished report.
Contributing author. 2010.
Adopted by Governments of thirteen Tiger Range Countries at
the Heads of State Tiger Summit
St. Petersburg, Russia, November 2010.
Macdonald, D.W., Loveridge, A.J. and Nowell, K. 2010. Dramatis personae: an introduction to the wild felids.
Pp 3-58 in DW Macdonald and AJ Loveridge, eds. Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids. Oxford University Press.
Pp 463-475 in R Tilson and P Nyhus, eds. Tigers of the World: the science, politics and conservation of Panthera tigris. Elsevier.
Nowell, K. 2009. Cats on the 2009 Red List of Threatened Species. Cat News 51: 32-33.
Nowell, K. (with ME & FC Sunquist) 2009. Felidae: status and conservation. In Handbook of the Mammal of the World.
Volume 1. Carnivora . Lynx Edicions with IUCN and Conservation International, Barcelona: 728 pp.
Nowell, K (2009). Deciding the Tiger’s future: Implementation of CITES Decisions 14.65-14.72. SC58 Inf. 9, TRAFFIC Network and World Wide Fund for Nature briefing report, 58th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Geneva, Switzerland, 6-10 July.
Nowell, K. 2007. Asian big cat conservation and trade control in selected range states: evaluating implementation and effectiveness of CITES Recommendations. TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK.
Nowell K, Bauer H et al (2006). Conservation Strategy for the Lion (Panthera leo) in Eastern and Southern Africa. IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group.
Nowell K, Bauer H et al (2006). Conservation Strategy for the Lion (Panthera leo) in Western and Central Africa. IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group.
Chheang Dany, Nong Divan, Chase J, Nowell K, Prum Savanna and Weiler, H. 2006. Final report of the Cambodia Community Wildlife Ranger Program. Report to the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Save the Tiger Fund.
Bauer, H., Chardonnet, P., Nowell, K. and W. Crosmary. 2005. Status and distribution of the lion (Panthera leo) in West and Central Africa. Background paper for the West and Central African Lion Conservation Workshop, Douala, Cameroon, October 2-7 2005.
Chardonnet, P., Crosmay, W., Belemsobgo, U., Koulagna, D. and K. Nowell. 2005. Direct and indirect influences on lion conservation in West and Central Africa. Background paper for the West and Central African Lion Conservation Workshop, Douala, Cameroon, October 2-7 2005.
Bauer, H., Chardonnet, P. and K. Nowell. 2005. Status and distribution of the lion (Panthera leo) in East and Southern Africa. Background paper for the East and Southern African Lion Conservation Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, January 8-13 2006.
Nowell, K. 2002. Revision of the Felidae Red List of Threatened Species. Cat News 37: 4-6.
Lindeque, P.M., Nowell, K., Preisser, T., Brain, C. and P.C.B. Turnbull. 1998. Anthrax in wild cheetahs in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Proc. OIE Intl Anthrax Congress: 9-15.
Nowell, K. 1997. Markets for snow
leopard products. In: R. Jackson and A. Ahmad (Eds.) Proceedings of the 8th
International Snow Leopard Symposium. International Snow Leopard Trust,
Nowell, K. 1997. The cheetah: exploring the relationship between behavior, ecology, evolutionary history and genetics. Invited talk given at R. Lewontin’s Laboratory of Population Genetics at Harvard University.
Nowell, K. and Jackson, P. 1996. Wild cats: status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN Publications, Cambridge, UK, 382 pp.
Milliken, T., Nowell, K. and J. Thomsen. 1993. The decline of the black rhino in Zimbabwe: implications for future rhino conservation. TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK, 76 pp.