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.
Our Regional Ecologist, Justine Shanti Alexander, had her first live snow leopard encounter on China’s Tibetan Plateau last month. She shares the unforgettable experience (and the video the team took) with us in this blog post.
Research cameras set up by local citizen-scientists near the source of the Mekong river have captured images of snow leopards and common leopards using the same habitat – it’s the first time these two cat species have been photographed in the same location.
How a women-led handicraft enterprise in Spiti is helping in the conservation of the elusive Snow Leopard.
Tsetsen, a male snow leopard wearing a GSP collar in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains as part of the Snow Leopard Trust’s long-term study of these cats, has gone offline as scheduled. The batteries on Tsetsen’s collar appear to have run out. The collar itself will drop off the cat in the next weeks.
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.