At the invitation of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, leaders from all snow leopard range countries and the international conservation community endorsed the 2017 Bishkek Declaration for Snow Leopards today at the International Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Forum. They pledged to intensify their joint effort to save the endangered cat, to monitor snow leopard landscapes and maintain their integrity and connectivity through natural corridors.
The Snow Leopard Trust and the Asian World Film Festival are joining forces to raise awareness for the endangered snow leopard and its ecosystem in the high mountains of Asia.
Leaders from all 12 snow leopard range countries are meeting in the Kyrgyz Republic later this month to discuss conservation priorities and commitments to save this iconic cat. Here’s a look ahead at the event, and what to expect from it.
A newborn snow leopard cub at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo carries forward the legacy of conservation pioneer and Snow Leopard Trust founder Helen Freeman.
Hidden camera traps help researchers count snow leopards and provide the rest of us with spectacular glimpses of the world’s most elusive big cat!
Along with other International conservation groups, we’ve launched a petition and campaign to save the endangered snow leopard ahead of an upcoming high-level summit.
The log cabin at Shamshy Wildlife Sanctuary, the former hunting concession we’re co-managing with the Kyrgyz government as a protected area, receives a much-needed upgrade this month. Once finished, it will serve as an eco-education center and base camp for the rangers.
India team finds snow leopards and a healthy population of prey in a stretch of the Himalayas that hadn’t been surveyed before. Camera trap images also reveal brown bears, leopard cats, jungle cats and macaques.
To save endangered species, we need to work with the people who live alongside them. From over 20 years of experience in engaging with local communities, our team has developed a set of principles for successful partnerships.
A conservation catch 22: Increasing the number wild prey animals is key for healthy snow leopard populations. But it doesn’t solve the problem of livestock predation – on the contrary.