At the invitation of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, leaders from all snow leopard range countries and the international conservation community endorsed the 2017 Bishkek Declaration for Snow Leopards today at the International Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Forum. They pledged to intensify their joint effort to save the endangered cat, to monitor snow leopard landscapes and maintain their integrity and connectivity through natural corridors.
What to Expect from the Global Snow Leopard Summit
Leaders from all 12 snow leopard range countries are meeting in the Kyrgyz Republic later this month to discuss conservation priorities and commitments to save this iconic cat. Here’s a look ahead at the event, and what to expect from it.
#SaveSnowLeopards: Sign the Petition
Along with other International conservation groups, we’ve launched a petition and campaign to save the endangered snow leopard ahead of an upcoming high-level summit.
The X Factor: Stopping the Killing of Snow Leopards
Combatting snow leopard poaching & trafficking is one of the keys to conserving Asia’s high mountain ecosystems. Environment ministers from snow leopard range countries are meeting in Nepal to discuss joint strategies.
Snow Leopard Ministers to Meet in Nepal
Ministers from snow leopard range countries charged with wildlife conservation will meet this month to discuss progress and next steps in the global effort to save the endangered cat.
World Snow Leopard Day: A Silent Roar
UN Development Programme and the Government of Kyrgyzstan agree on US$ 1m GEF-financed global project to conserve snow leopards. The Snow Leopard Trust will be the implementing agency of the project.
First Pictures of Snow Leopards in Kyrgyz Ala-Too Range
Researchers have captured the elusive big cat on camera in Shamshy, a former hunting concession that has been co-managed as a Wildlife Sanctuary by the Kyrgyz government and conservationists since 2015.
Protecting Landscapes, Protecting Cats
Snow leopard conservation happens in large, complex landscapes that are shared by wildlife, humans, and livestock. Protecting these landscapes requires smart, well-adapted management plans. Snow leopard range countries met in Nepal last week to exchange best practices.
Mongolia To Create New Protected Area for Snow Leopards
Mongolia’s Parliament declares Tost a State Protected Area. The mountain range is home to a stable, breeding population of snow leopards.
GSLEP Meeting in Paris: Climate Change Impacts on Snow Leopards and Their Habitat
The Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP), a joint initiative by all 12 Central and South Asian that are home to this endangered big cat, held a meeting in Paris on Monday, December 7, 2015, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21).