News & Stories

How to Get a Girl (snow leopard)

Orjan is a Swedish PhD student who bought a one-way ticket to Mongolia to work at the base camp of our long-term research project.  These are his adventures… After the hectic days in late March with snow leopards behind every rock and cords being chewed off [our equipment] and Tsagaan Sar holiday [New Year], we have had some …

The Death of Longtail: Official Report Available

Dear friends, the Snow Leopard Trust has completed an Official Report on the death of the snow leopard named Longtail. Click HERE to download this report. If you are just joining us: Longtail was a snow leopard that the Trust was studying in Mongolia. He was shot and killed on New Years Day, 2009, by a Mongolian …

Non-boring policy article

Although the Snow Leopard Trust works with national governments to build better protective measures for snow leopard, it’s normally hard to talk about in a non-snoozefest way. But we have awesome information out of India that is very exciting. India just ratified “Project Snow Leopard.” It’s a nationwide plan to protect the Indian Himalayas–a treasure trove of unique …

Aztai and the Sleeping Bag

Orjan is a Swedish PhD student who bought a one-way ticket to Mongolia to work at the base camp of our long-term research project.  These are his adventures… Note: our team is trying to fit snow leopards with radio collars.  Instead of a new snow leopard, they caught Aztai (who was collared in August 2008). This article refers …