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Conservation Around the World

 

Cash and Commitments for the Cats

Progress for the endangered snow leopard! Range countries identify key landscapes to be protected, while Global Environmental Facility (GEF) approves a grant of $1 million for trans-boundary conservation projects.

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New Anti-Poaching Award Helps Rangers and Citizens Save Wildlife

Press Release, July 16, 2014

In collaboration with the Kyrgyz government, the Snow Leopard Trust launches the Citizen Ranger Wildlife Protection Program, awarding rangers and community members who successfully stop illegal hunting. The first conservation awards have recently been handed out.

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A Crucial Partnership Gets Stronger

On May 29, 2014, the State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry (SAEPF) of Kyrgyz Republic, along with the Snow Leopard Trust and Snow Leopard Foundation in Kyrgyzstan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the area of wildlife conservation, valid for 10 years.

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Dead Cat and Collar Found

Sad news from the South Gobi: Earlier this month, Mongolian field researcher Sumbee Tomorsukh discovered the carcass of a dead snow leopard. Next to the body, he found the missing GPS radio collar that Ariun, one of the male cats in our study, had been wearing.

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Summer Snow Leopard Frenzy in India

The summer field season is a time when our India field team sheds their sub-zero coats, and busily makes the most of the warm weather.  Here’s a quick look at what they have planned for the short, but intense summer season!

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