Snow Leopard Trust’s conservation partner in Pakistan, the Snow Leopard Foundation, recently piloted an apiculture project in one of the remote settings of the Upper Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The following story, told by one of the women who participated in this livelihood improvement project, illustrates how this initiative enhances household income and fosters positive attitudes toward wildlife conservation.
Spotlight On Snow Leopard Scientist
Snow Leopard Trust attracts talented conservationists from all over the world who contribute to our conservation efforts. Every year, our scientists support and guide Ph.D. students at the forefront of snow leopard and ecological research. Many of the stories and blogs we share come from their studies and published works. We’re shining a spotlight on some of these dedicated students, researchers and scientists so you can hear directly from them.
Pakistan: 5-Year Project to Protect Snow Leopards Kicks Off
Ambitious GEF-financed project aims at conserving Pakistan’s snow leopard ecosystems and improve livelihoods of local communities.
Common Leopard Spotted in Pakistan’s Snow Leopard Habitat
Researchers capture camera trap photos of both snow leopards and common leopards during a population study in Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan province.
U-Turn in Pakistan
How a community in Pakistan went from capturing snow leopards to protecting them.
Tragic Accident in Pakistan
With deep sorrow, the Snow Leopard Trust and Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan have learned of a road accident that occurred on the morning of August 01, 2017 near Askole in Shigar Valley, Central Karakoram National Park (CKNP), Pakistan.
Pakistan: Environment Day Highlights Snow Leopards
Events in schools raise awareness for the endangered cats and its plight among local communities in the mountain provinces of Pakistan.
Snow Leopard Comic Book Educates Kids in a Playful Way
Conservationists in Pakistan have created a comic book about snow leopards and the conflicts the cats can get into with humans. The book will help local kids understand the complex relationship between people and wildlife.
Rebuilding Lives in Chitral
One year after devastating flash floods washed away their livelihoods, dozens of families in our conservation partner communities in Pakistan’s Chitral district have been able to rebuild their lives – thanks to the generosity of Snow Leopard Trust supporters.
An Unforgettable Day
More than 50 Snow Leopard Trust supporters came together earlier this month to fund a wildlife awareness event for school kids in Pakistan on World Wildlife Day. It brought 125 kids to Islamabad’s Natural History Museum for an unforgettable experience!