Archive for August, 2007

 

Faisal Saleh Hayat Meets Leo the Snow Leopard

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August 1, 2007- Pakistan’s Federal Minister for the Environment Faisal Saleh Hayat, after spending much of last week in the US capital and taking care to stay away from the Pakistani press based here, has surfaced in the Bronx zoo, where, according to an official press release, he met Leo the snow leopard. While nothing […]

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Ecotourism Supports Ladakh Residents

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In the remote Ladakh region of India, the “Himalayan Homestays” program offers an alternate source of income to residents whose livestock is sometimes threatened by snow leopard predation. Himalayan Homestays give tourists the opportunity to experience firsthand the traditional lifestyle of the villagers in Ladakh, while the income they generate relieves the financial stress of […]

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