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Comprehensive Snow Leopard Conservation Guide Published

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We are pleased to announce the release of the book Snow Leopards: Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes edited by SLN members Dr. Thomas McCarthy, Dr. David Mallon. Over 200 authors contributed to this comprehensive guide to snow leopard conservation, many of whom are SLN members. We would like to thank all […]

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Whitley Award Awarded to SLN Member

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In May, the prestigious Whitley Award was awarded to SLN member Dr. Muhammad Ali Nawaz for his work on snow leopard conservation in northern Pakistan. Kashif Syed, Communications Coordinator of the Snow Leopard Foundation, distributed the following press release: London- UK, Islamabad-Pakistan: HRH The Princess Royal presented a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story

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Dr. Thomas McCarthy, SLN member and head of the Panthera Snow Leopard Program, called this article to our attention. Congratulations to all the SLN members and other conservationists who are mentioned in the article. Tom’s words are as follows: “Smithsonian Magazine’s cover story this month [February 2016] provides a very nice depiction of the work […]

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Congratulations to SLN Member Rodney Jackson on Indianapolis Prize Nomination

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Earlier this year, Snow Leopard Network member Dr. Rodney Jackson was nominated for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. This prestigious prize is awarded to conservationists whose work makes an outstanding contribution toward the protection and conservation of endangered species. More information on Dr. Jackson’s nomination is available on the Snow Leopard Conservancy website, here. More information […]

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International Snow Leopard Day

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October 23rd is International Snow Leopard Day! To celebrate, the Snow Leopard Network is launching the updated Snow Leopard Survival Strategy, available here.

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Snow Leopard photographed catching marmot

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Snow Leopard Trust trap cameras have captured images of a snow leopard catching a marmot in Kyrgyzstan. For more information or to see the pictures as a time-lapse video, see http://www.snowleopard.org/snow-leopard-marmot?utm_source=Snow+Leopard+Trust+Enews&utm_campaign=b52bfdc6fd-2014_Enews_October&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cc286e56f5-b52bfdc6fd-90187233&goal=0_cc286e56f5-b52bfdc6fd-90187233&mc_cid=b52bfdc6fd&mc_eid=285c1ab674

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SL Conservation Grants Recipients Finish First Phase of Project

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Congratulations to a group of Snow Leopard Conservation Grants recipients, who have successfully completed the first phase of their population survey in the Almaty State Reserve, and had an article about their work published in the Astana Times. The full article is available here: http://www.astanatimes.com/2014/09/international-team-finishes-first-phase-snow-leopard-conservation-project/ Please note the misprint – they were awarded $15,000 in […]

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First Pictures of Kyrgyzstan’s Snow Leopards

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SLN member organisation the Snow Leopard Trust recently released the first ever camera trap photos of snow leopards from Kyrgyzstan, which were captured as part of a snow leopard population assessment that they are conducting. For more information and to see the pictures, please see http://www.snowleopard.org/first-pictures-of-kyrgyzstans-snow-leopards?pid=111&pageid=7598

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Snow Leopards Photographed by Trap Camera in Pakistan

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Richard Bischof of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and SLN member Muhammad Ali Nawaz of the Snow Leopard Foundation of Pakistan are conducting a Pakistani snow leopard study using scat analysis and camera trapping. Their results so far have recently been published a report in the journal, Methods in Ecology and Evolution. For more […]

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Snow Leopards Photographed for the 1st Time in Uzbekistan

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Camera trap images of snow leopards have been captured for the first time in Uzbekistan, through a joint Panthera/ WWF project. For more details and to see one of the pictures, see http://www.livescience.com/42641-snow-leopard-camera-trap-photos.html  

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