Category Archives:
Pakistan

 

For Communities in Pakistan, Snow Leopard Brings Prosperity

Kashif Syed has just joined our Pakistan partner organization, the Snow Leopard Foundation, as Communications Coordinator. In his first report for us, he sheds light on why live snow leopards are once again considered to be valuable by communities in Chitral. Welcome to the team, Kashif!

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Out of the Cage at Last: Snow Leopard Cub Taken From Wild Gets New Home!

Press release

Seattle / Islamabad, 12/4/2014

Snow Leopard Trust; Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan; Gilgit-Baltistan Parks and Wildlife Department; Embassy of the United States in Islamabad, Pakistan; International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW); Snow Leopard Conservancy

A young snow leopard that has been kept in a small cage on the side of Pakistan’s Karakoram highway for two years after being captured will get a suitable enclosure soon–part of an educational rehabilitation facility that will raise awareness for snow leopard conservation.

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It’s Time for Your Checkup, Cats!

Snow leopards can’t go to the vet to get a health check, so we’re taking the vet to them, checking the cats (and their prey) for diseases!

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Reaching Out To Women

How Women Play a Special Role in Increasing Protection for Snow Leopards

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Vaccination Program Cuts Livestock Mortality in Half

An independent review has confirmed the effectiveness of our Livestock Vaccination Program in Pakistan. Livestock mortality rates have been lowered, community well-being has improved and attitudes towards snow leopards are getting more positive. (more…)