Archive for October, 2010

 

Investigation of the case of the illegally hunting bureaucrats in Altai has been extended until January 2011, Russia

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http://altapress.ru/story/57170/?viewcomments=1#opinionsheap 5 Oct 2010 Investigation of the case of the illegally hunting bureaucrats in Altai has been extended until January 2011 Altapress.ru recently learned that the investigative agencies extended the investigation period until Jan 5, 2011 in the case of the bureaucrats for illegally hunting Red Book species from an Mi-171 helicopter in Kosh-Agach Rayon […]

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Altai Republic residents will become guides along the “Land of the Snow Leopard” route, Russia

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http://www.altaiinter.info/news/?id=24084 16 Sep 2010 16 Altai Republic residents will become guides along the “Land of the Snow Leopard” route In Altai Republic 16 local residents were trained in ecotourism for work as tourist guides along the Land of the Snow Leopard route. Tatyana Ivanitskaya, Press Secretary for the WWF’s Altai-Sayan project. Participants learned new applied […]

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Camera traps for snow leopard to be installed in the Argut River valley, Russia

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http://altai.24krs.ru/news/detail.php?ID=795 5 Oct 2010 [Excerpting only new information. Translation courtesy of Jennifer Castner, The Altai Project.] “It is extremely important that local residents participate in the area’s snow leopard monitoring. Installation of the camera traps will all local residents to be drawn into nature conservation projects. “We are not seeing any targeted snow leopard hunting […]

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Press Release from UNDP/GEF press office & WWF: Land of the Snow Leopard Project, Russia, 20 October 2010

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Beginning on October 5, 2010, a 12-day expedition took place along the middle stretch of the Argut River as part of a project jointly funded by WWF, Altai Assistance Project, and The Altai Project to monitor the snow leopard population in the Argut River valley. During the expedition, Sergei Spitsyn, an employee of Altaisky Zapovednik, […]

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Effort to save snow leopard in Taplejung, Nepal

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Added At: 2010-10-21 12:19 AM The Himalayan Times Himalayan News Service http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Effort+to+save+snow+leopard+in+Taplejung+&NewsID=262367 TAPLEJUNG; Locals of Gunsa village in the district have started to train local yak and sheep herders on the conservation of the endangered snow leopard that is found in the Kanchanjangha Conservation Area. “Shepherds spark wildfires, chop down trees and make noise, thus […]

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WWF Altai-Sayan Newsletter issue #13: July – September, 2010

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WWF Russia and WWF Mongolia share the main achievements of both offices in Altai – Sayan Ecoregion regarding species conservation, protected areas, ecotourism, public awareness, education, eco clubs, fresh water. For the full version of the newsletter in pdf format, click here . Several articles reference snow leopards: WWF Russia Camera Trapping in Argut River […]

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Snow leopard cubs caught on video in Mongolia

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Oct 04, 2010 In this short video , three snow leopard cubs investigate a remote automated camera that filmed them in August in the Tost Mountains of South Gobi, Mongolia. Two conservation groups, Panthera and the Snow Leopard Trust, are collaborating on a long-term study of snow leopards in the region. The clip is made […]

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Himachal Pradesh to measure wildlife density

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Numbers in the jungle: Himachal Pradesh to measure wildlife density Hemlata Verma Posted online: Wed Oct 06 2010, 02:03 hrs http://www.indianexpress.com/story-print/693090/ Shimla : The state government has started a new project to measure the density of wildlife in protected areas. Till now, the state wildlife department only had information about the habitats and general movements […]

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Russian Academy of Sciences snow leopard research in south-eastern Siberia

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Mysterious and elusive snow leopard Oct 8, 2010 13:09 Moscow Time http://english.ruvr.ru/2010/10/08/24792002.html Scientists from the Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences are currently looking at the snow leopard population in south-eastern Siberia. The snow leopard is on the Endangered Species List, with a worldwide population of six thousand species, […]

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Lithotripsy procedure on snow leopard at Big Cat Rescue

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Link to video about the lithotripsy done on a snow leopard at Big Cat Rescue:

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