Archive for April, 2011

 

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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Snow leopard caught on camera in Uttarakhand, India for first time

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FRONT PAGE | Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | Email | Print | | Back April 22, 2011 5:23:29 AM The Pioneer PNS | DEHRADUN The first-ever photograph of a snow leopard in Uttarakhand taken by a camera trap in Chamoli district this month has buoyed the spirits of the State forest department and scientists of […]

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Snow Leopard captured on camera trap, Uttarakhand State, India

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The image was released by by Wildlife Institute of India (WII) under Project Snow Leopard. Here is the 1st on Snow Leopard in one of its last known habitat. The state forest department of Uttarakhand state (with cover of greater Himalayas) of India with help of Wildlife Institute of India (WII) found its first Snow […]

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Ed Fischer upcoming book on searching for snow leopards

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Chasing the elusive snow leopard Squamish resident set to share story of his 30-year search for Asian ‘phantom’ Squamish resident Ed Fischer pauses during an acclimitization hike in May of 2010. Behind Ed are some of the typically upturned stratifications of the Stok Range; this was once an ancient seabed that was pushed up in […]

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Ecologists see increasing snow leopard population in Tuva

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http://eco.rian.ru/nature/20110317/354921373.html Ecologists see increasing snow leopard population in Tuva Mar 22 (dateline below listed differently) Moscow, 17 March – RIA Novosti WWF’s Altai-Sayan Program announced that the snow leopard population along the southern part of the Shapshal’sky Ridge and on the Tsagan-Shibetu Ridge in Tuva Republic is in good condition and that the female snow […]

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BBS Blog mentions Snow Leopard Network

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Big cats prefer the taste of wild flesh Post categories: Conservation Matt Walker | 12:01 UK time, Tuesday, 5 April 2011 Asiatic lions are extending their limited range Conservation stories can be hard to tell. Not so the story of the Asiatic lion – which is a rare beast, in every sense. New research just […]

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Snow leopard killing livestock in Gilgit, Pakistan

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Wildlife: Snow leopard on the prowl in Gilgit By Shabbir Mir Published: April 5, 2011 The endangered animal has been on a killing spree of cattle for weeks. GILGIT: A snow leopard – also known as the Uncia or Panthera uncial – went on a killing spree in a remote Valley of Gilgit late on […]

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National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) and US-based Snow Leopard Conservancy has launched snow leopard conservation project in Nepal

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Snow leopard conservation project Added At: 2011-04-03 11:36 PM Last Updated At: 2011-04-03 11:36 PM The Himalayan Times – HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE KATHMANDU: The National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) and US-based Snow leopards Conservancy has launched the snow leopard conservation project. Altogether there are 4,510 to 7,350 snow leopards across the world. Nepal has […]

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