Archive for January, 2011

 

Transboundary reserve to be established in Altai

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http://www.gorno-altaisk.info/news/10893 14 Jan 2011 The Russian Federation’s Cabinet of Ministers approved an agreement between the governments of Russia and Kazakhstan to establish the “Altai Transboundary Reserve.” A corresponding decree was signed by Vladimir Putin, Russia’s Prime Minister, on 27 December 2010. The draft agreement states that the Altai Transboundary Reserve is being established with the […]

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Initial hearings take place in the argali hunting case (Altai Republic)

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http://www.gorno-altaisk.info/news/10884 13 Jan 2011 The rare species argali hunting case will begin on January 26. This decision was taken at a hearing held on 13 January presided over by Nikolai Lubenitsky, chairman of the Kosh-Agach Rayon court, which is hearing this case. The subject of these preliminary hearings (generally used for hearing processual questions, evidentiary […]

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“Irby,” named after the Irbis snow leopard, is the official mascot of the seventh Asian Winter Games.

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January 30, 2011 Asian Winter Games Open In Kazakhstan It may not be the Winter Olympics, but Kazakhstan is hoping that the 2011 Asian Winter Games will promote its status as a world-class sporting venue with future Olympic potential. The Asian Winter Games, which kick off today, will bring together more than 1,100 athletes from […]

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Snow leopard tourism in Pakistan

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Go see Snow Leopards for yourself ISLAMABAD, Jan 16 (APP): In a unique move to tapping country’s flora and fauna aimed at promoting tourism, an adventurous cum joyous safari has been organised to enable the visitors have glance at Snow Leopards through closequarters at sky-touching mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan.A private tour operator, Himalayan Holidays, is organising […]

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See and Help Save the Snow Leopard in Ladakh (Snow Leopard Conservancy trip featured in Luxury Travel Magazine)

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January 12, 2011 Baobab Expeditions, a tour operator of extraordinary, conservation–based journeys to remote and exotic locales, is offering a 17-night expedition to India to see the crucially-endangered Snow Leopard in support of the Snow Leopard Conservancy Trust. The expert-guided trips are available leaving March 26 and December 3, 2011, include moderate to strenuous treks, […]

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Press release from Snow Leopard Foundation, Pakistan: Three snow leopards snapped in a single capture in Khunjerab National Park

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Three snow leopards snapped in a single capture in Khunjerab National Park Snow leopards are so cryptic in nature and reside in one of the harshest and inaccessible milieus of our planet that encountering with snow leopard in the wild is like a dream. This elusive nature of snow leopard led one of the eminent […]

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