Dr Muhammad Ali Nawaz, who leads the Snow Leopard Trust’s Pakistan program and holds a faculty position at the renowned Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, has been awarded the prize for his efforts to protect the endangered snow leopard in the mountains of northern Pakistan.
London, UK / Seattle, WA: HRH The Princess Royal presented a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation prize worth £35,000 in project funding, to Muhammad Ali Nawaz (Ali) at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society, London yesterday, in honor of his work securing important landscapes for the protection of snow leopards in Pakistan.
Snow Leopard Vodka, the iconic premium spirit with a mission to save its namesake cat, is celebrating its 10th anniversary today! By donating 15% of its profits to snow leopard conservation, the spirits brand has raised a total of $270,000 for the benefit of this endangered feline! Thank you to Stephen Sparrow, Snow Leopard Trust UK, Edrington, and the many affiliated businesses and aficionados who drink and promote Snow Leopard Vodka, and thereby improve the lives of snow leopards and local communities.
Press release, Nordens Ark, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Snow Leopard Trust