The tiny hamlet of Kibber, high above the remote Spiti Valley in Northern India, has become a unique destination for snow leopard lovers from all around the world.
The Snow Leopard Trust, one the leading conservation organizations working to protect this cat, opposes the IUCN’s decision to change the snow leopard’s Red List status from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’.
Researchers from the Snow Leopard Trust have been able to locate and examine a pair of wild snow leopard cubs in their den in Mongolia. The discovery will help experts better understand and ultimately protect the endangered cat.
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.
Check out the impact of your support for snow leopards in the Snow Leopard Trust’s Annual Report for 2016.
Chinese snow leopard researchers capture a family of three relaxing right in front of their camera trap.
Field scientist Örjan Johansson is back in the South Gobi, the site of our long-term snow leopard study. Together with his colleague Gustaf Samelius, he’s attempting to collar snow leopards and ibex this spring to allow us to track their movements. This is his field diary.
More than 800 ski touring athletes gathered in five locations in Europe this weekend for “Snow Leopard Day”, a fundraising event to benefit snow leopards organized by our long-standing partner, ski touring gear maker Dynafit. Together, they raised more than $10,000 for the mountain cat by climbing some mountains themselves. Our Communications Manager joined in on the fun!
When a wild snow leopard died of old age near the hamlet of Kibber, the community came together to pay their respects to the cat. Our local field coordinator, Kalzang Gurmet, shares this heart-warming story from his home village.
Every day, we’re inspired by the generosity of artists who use their work to raise awareness and funds for snow leopard conservation. 14-year old Kyle Trefny is one of these artists. Through the sale of his fabulously creative greeting cards, he’s raised over $2,000 for these cats.