After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Snow Leopard Foundation in Kyrgyzstan was able to resume in-person eco-camps in the Shamshy Valley for local students to learn about nature, conservation and snow leopards.
A recent paper by researchers from the Snow Leopard Trust and Nature Conservation Foundation explores the relationships between people and wild animals in Ladakh, India through folklore – both written and oral – and the implications this could have for conservation.
Experience the summer to autumn transitions as a snow leopard would, from late spring to autumn in northern India’s Himalayan mountains.
Snow leopard habitats are traditionally thought to have a low risk of disease prevalence and outbreaks. In a newly published paper, Snow Leopard Trust scientists and their collaborators draw attention to the increasing risk of disease outbreaks, which, unless managed proactively, can threaten wildlife as well as people.
Graduate student and researcher from Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation Otgontamir Chimed confirms the occurrence of the Pallas’s cat in Mongolia’s largest protected area. Yet, its range has shrunk in recent decades.
Over 700 people from around the world came together to make Strides for Snow Leopards!
Benazir Kabaeva from our office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, shares her first experience traveling to the field.
Have you watched the recent BBC series, Snow Leopards: Ghosts in the Snow? If not, we highly recommend you do so immediately! Follow Dan O’Neill as he travels through Kyrgyzstan to learn more about snow leopard conservation.
A recently published paper by SLT researcher Chagsaldulam Odonjavkhlan (Chagsaa) explores what allows similar herbivore species, a wild goat and a wild sheep, to coexist with little or no competition over resources. Her research examines the mechanisms of coexistence between two snow leopard prey species, the ibex and the argali.
Have you registered for the upcoming Strides for Snow Leopards on June 13?!