The Pallas’s cat (Otocolobus manul) shares remote, mountainous habitat in Central Asia with its bigger “cousin,” the snow leopard. Like the snow leopard, very little is known about this small wild cat. Scientists from across the range have come together in an international effort to study the Pallas’s cat conservation status. In Mongolia’s South Gobi we have also worked to increase awareness of the species among local people.
Women play a vital role in all aspects of snow leopard conservation, from being the matriarchs of herding communities, to participating in our Snow Leopard Enterprises handicraft program, to advocacy and research. The impact women have on the protection of this species is immeasurable. We have gathered first hand accounts from the field to share their experiences working in snow leopard conservation.
Conservationists from the Snow Leopard Trust and its five snow leopard range partner organizations came together in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for a training workshop on PARTNERS Principles for Community-Based Conservation.
adidas Runtastic, one of the world’s leading companies in the digital health and fitness space, has launched an exciting digital running challenge that lets its users run with a wild snow leopard being researched by the Snow Leopard Trust.
Ranjini Murali has just completed her PhD. She worked on how local communities in snow leopard landscapes used, valued, and governed ecosystem services. Here she shares with us the main findings of her work and what drives her to support snow leopard conservation.
More than 4,500 people ran in the first-ever snow leopard half-marathon in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan!
Dr. Charu Mishra, the Snow Leopard Trust’s Acting Executive Director, shares thoughts on why snow leopards are so rare in a new article published by RoundGlass Sustain.
New tool allows supporters to turn their birthdays and other special events into fundraising campaigns to benefit their favorite big cat!
Snow Leopard Trust Mongolia Director and 2019 Goldman Prize winner Bayara Agvaantseren has taken an unusual path to becoming an environmental hero.
The snow leopard’s ability to blend in with its surroundings is legendary. It even earned the cat its most famous nickname, Ghost of the Mountain.