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Conservation Around the World

 

International Snow Leopard Day: Hope, and Concern for the Cat

Press Release. Seattle, October 23, 2014.

Cat lovers across the world are celebrating the first International Snow Leopard Day on October 23rd. With range countries and the conservation community more committed than ever to saving this endangered cat, there is reason for hope. At the same time, shrinking habitats and prey numbers as well as poaching continue to threaten the remaining snow leopards.

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The Great Research Camera Expedition

Relive our Indian team’s epic research camera study in Spiti valley.

Led by the Snow Leopard Trust’s own Senior Regional Ecologist, Koustubh Sharma, 20 people braced the extreme cold to cover an area of more than 1500 square kilometers with remote-sensor research cameras in an effort to monitor the area’s snow leopard population.

This is their story, as told in tweets by our friends at Project Snow Leopard India.

Your Purchase Saves Snow Leopards!

Shopping for handicrafts by Snow Leopard Enterprises helps protect these cats in more than a quarter of Mongolia’s snow leopard habitat.

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Healthy Dogs, Healthy Cats

Free-ranging dogs kill more livestock in India’s Spiti region than snow leopards and wolves. Now, conservationists and local communities are teaming up to contain the canines and protect local wildlife and livelihoods.

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Snow Leopard Enterprises Expands Into India

The handicraft-for-conservation program Snow Leopard Enterprises (SLE) has been a success in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, and Pakistan, generating a total of close to $1 million in sales to date. And still, there is room for growth.

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