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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.


No Cats or Prey Were Hunted in Kyrgyz Partner Communities in 2014

Kyrgyz team makes adventurous trip into the mountains to reward local communities for their role in keeping endangered snow leopards and prey species safe.


High-level meeting of 12 snow leopard range countries

Press release by the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystems Protection Program (GSLEP) – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Only joint efforts can save endangered animals such as the snow leopard from extinction in the wild


Kyrgyz parliament blocks potentially damaging law

Snow Leopard Trust staff are working with partners and the Kyrgyz parliament against a proposed law that would weaken protections for nature reserves in the country.


Conservation Program Raises $1 Million for Snow Leopards

Press Release. Seattle, November 4, 2014.

Snow Leopard Enterprises creates a market for handicrafts made by herders who live in the endangered cat’s habitat. In return, the herders help save snow leopards. In the past 10 years, this program, which today helps protect 17% of Mongolia’s snow leopard habitat, has generated a total of $1 million in sales.