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Crowd funding used for snow leopard conservation in India

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Source: http://www.siliconindia.com/realestate/news/WWFIndia-Joins-Hands-with-Tata-Housing-to-Create-CrowdFunding-Campaign-nid-159422.html WWF-India Joins Hands with Tata Housing to Create Crowd-Funding Campaign Monday, January 13, 2014 New Delhi: In a significant step towards garnering more support and awareness for snow leopard conservation in India, WWF-India, in partnership with Tata Housing Development Company, launched Project Save Our Snow Leopards (SOS) by unveiling the SOS online crowd-funding […]

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Bhutanese Film Student Sends Message to Herders through Film

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A Bhutanese film student, Tenzin Phuntsho, is working on a snow leopard conservation video to reach nomadic herders. Full text of article as follows: Source: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/snow-leopards-become-video-stars-in-students-plan-to-save-them-20130602-2njqv.html <a href=’http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/jump/onl.smh.environ/environ/conservation;cat=environ;cat1=conservation;ctype=article;pos=1;sz=940×20;tile=2;ord=4.2914567E7?’ target=”_blank”> <img src=’http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/ad/onl.smh.environ/environ/conservation;cat=environ;cat1=conservation;ctype=article;pos=1;sz=940×20;tile=2;ord=4.2914567E7?’ border=”0″ alt=””> </a&gtSnow leopards become video stars in student’s plan to  save them June 3, 2013 – Humans are the biggest threat to the endangered […]

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Unlikely conservationist helping to save Nepal’s snow leopards

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‘Yak insurance’ plan saving Nepal’s snow leopard KATHMANDU: The remorse felt by Himali Chungda Sherpa after he killed three snow leopard cubs in retaliation for his lost cattle inspired him to set up a scheme to prevent other herders from doing the same. Sherpa lost his cattle near Ghunsa village at the base of Mount […]

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Jumolhari Snow Leopard Conservation Program Launched

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The Bhutan Foundation recently announced the Jumolhari Snow Leopard Conservation Program, which engages two communities located in snow leopard habitat, to conserve snow leopards in the area of the Jumolhari trek. This program is supported by the Snow Leopard Conservancy, Jigme Dorji National Park, the Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division, and the Bhutan Foundation. Bhutan […]

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Saving the Snow Leopard With Microfinance

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Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/special/environment/eng/saving-the-snow-leopa rd-with-microfinance.html#ixzz27fNu9J7M> http://www.themoscowtimes.com/special/environment/eng/saving-the-snow-leopar d-with-microfinance.html#ixzz27fNu9J7M The Moscow Times ULUGAN, Altai Republic – In the mountain villages of southern Siberia where Russia abuts China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan, the price of sheep’s wool has increased tenfold since 2009. Once, it could be bought for 5 rubles a kilogram, but today local farmers are reluctant to sell […]

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Healthy populations of predator and prey documented in MisgarChapurson, Gilgit-Baltistan

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Thanks to SLN member Ali Nawaz for distributing this press release to the SLN. SNOW LEOPARD FOUNDATION “Abundance of signs suggest a healthy population of snow leopards in Misgar-Chapurson”, says Hussain Ali from Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) on completion of a month long site occupancy surveys in Misgar and Chapurson valleys, Hunza-Nagar, GilgitBaltistan.  He explains […]

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Snow Leopard Conservation Project Voted Number One in Competition Hosted by BBC World News and Newsweek

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Wildlife Charity Wins World Challenge Competition Snow Leopard Conservation Project Voted Number One in Competition Hosted by BBC World News and Newsweek November 30th, 2011—Seattle, WA A program developed by the Snow Leopard Trust, a Seattle-based conservation organization, has won first place in the World Challenge. The program, called ‘Snow Leopard Enterprises,’ was created to […]

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Of Tea and Snow Leopards, editorial by SLN member Shafqat Hussain

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April 28, 2011 Baltistan, Post-Mortenson Of Tea and Snow Leopards By SHAFQAT HUSSAIN OK, maybe just one cup of tea and not three, and just three schools not eleven. Whatever the truth about numbers, Greg Mortenson did a commendable job of building some schools in the peaceful and never-Talibanised Baltistan, and some in restless and […]

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From Yellowstone to the Karakorums: A journey to understand conflicts with large carnivores

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Written by SLN member Tanya Rosen, NRCC Research Associate. Reprinted from: NRCC News (Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative) annual newsletter: bridging science and policy to advance conservation. Fall 2010, issue 23(1). 12-13. It is a warm July evening and the bus of the Northern Areas Transportation Company has just pulled into Skardu, after a 29-hour exhilarating […]

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Indian Army rescued injured snow leopard in Ladakh

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Indian Army rescued injured snow leopard in Ladakh by Vijay Kumar <http://www.groundreport.com/vijaykumar> March 03, 2010   Udhampur-Jammu, March 3 (Scoop News/Ground Report) – Indian army rescued an injured snow leopard who was trapped by the villagers of LAGA village near Tangtse in Ladakh of J&K state. According to reports reaching here the snow leopard was […]

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