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Conservation Around the World

 

Can Snow Leopards Coexist With Livestock?

The snow leopard’s habitat is heavily used for livestock grazing, and herds continue to grow. What does this development mean for the endangered cat? Our India team has found some interesting answers: livestock grazing isn’t necessarily a problem per se, but it can quickly become one if herds grow too much.

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Flooding Affects Pakistan’s Snow Leopard Habitat

Recent floods have wreaked havoc in northern Pakistan, affecting thousands of people who share the habitat of the endangered snow leopard. The floods appear to have been caused by melting glaciers and heavy rain, highlighting the emerging threat climate change poses to the survival of snow leopards in the Himalayas.

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Fresh Product Ideas to Help Protect Snow Leopards

A design workshop in Kyrgyzstan brings fresh energy and ideas for Snow Leopard Enterprises, our successful handicraft-for-conservation program.

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Copycat? Collared Snow Leopard Tsetsen Mimics Predecessor

GPS location data show a Mongolian snow leopard tracing the paw marks of another male cat that used to live in the same mountain range.

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Small Changes in Livestock Herding Could Reduce a Big Threat to Snow Leopards

Reducing the losses suffered by farmers due to predation on livestock by snow leopards is a key to protecting the endangered cat. New research now shows that small changes in the way livestock are herded could make a big difference.

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