Combatting snow leopard poaching & trafficking is one of the keys to conserving Asia’s high mountain ecosystems. Environment ministers from snow leopard range countries are meeting in Nepal to discuss joint strategies.
Our team in India’s Spiti Valley was treated to an extraordinary sighting of the elusive Ghost of the Mountain on a recent field visit. For Research Associate Ajay Bijoor, it was the first encounter with the cat he’s dedicated his life and career to. Read his account of an unforgettable day – and watch the amazing video footage the team managed to capture!
Ministers from snow leopard range countries charged with wildlife conservation will meet this month to discuss progress and next steps in the global effort to save the endangered cat.
A wave of generosity brings in record funds to help protect endangered snow leopards from poaching and retaliation killings.
One of the world’s most elusive big cats is stepping onto the planet’s biggest stage this week! In an advertisement to raise awareness for its plight, the rare and endangered snow leopard makes a surprise appearance on a video billboard in New York City’s Times Square.
Enjoy a selection of the most stunning snow leopard pictures captured by the Snow Leopard Trust’s camera traps in 2016.
You made incredible things happen for snow leopards in 2016. Please watch the brief video below to take a look back at some of your greatest achievements this year. Thank you very much for all you do! From all of us at the Snow Leopard Trust, I’d like to wish you and your loved ones …
The saga of Anu continues. This snow leopard mother living in Mongolia’s Tost mountains not only keeps surprising us – she also provides a powerful example of nature’s perseverance!
18 years ago, we established our first grazing-free village reserve for wild snow leopard prey in partnership with the community of Kibber, India. Today, the area’s population of bharal, a wild sheep that’s among the snow leopard’s preferred prey species, is about four times higher than it was before the reserve was set up. Nine more of these reserves have since been started elsewhere in India. It’s been an important conservation initiative, but also an educational experience.
Snow leopard supporters raise record sum for the conservation of this endangered cat!