Archive for June, 2011

 

Darjeeling to get new off display breeding center endangered Himalayan animals

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Amitava Banerjee, Hindustan Times Darjeeling, June 23, 2011 First Published: 20:11 IST(23/6/2011) Last Updated: 20:13 IST(23/6/2011) The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) Darjeeling, is all set to start an off display breeding centre for rare and endangered Himalayan species, specially snow leopards and red pandas at Tobgay Danra on the way to Peshok around […]

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National Symposium on Biodiversity concludes in Pakistan

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National Symposium on Biodiversity concludes Staff Reporter Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Islamabad—The three day National Symposium on Biodiversity of Pakistan 2011 concluded here on Thursday. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) organized the symposium with the support of WWF, Snow Leopard Trust and COMSATS to […]

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Russian officials cleared of poaching charges (shooting argali from helicopter in Altai)

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Russian officials cleared of poaching charges 23 May 2011 A court in southern Siberia’s Altai Republic on Monday acquitted three high-ranking officials whose hunting of endangered animals led to a deadly helicopter crash two years ago. Judge Nikolai Lubenitsky said the prosecution had failed to prove the defendants’ guilt. He also said all the three […]

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Ecologists don’t believe RosPrirodNadzor’s report about the snow leopard’s capture

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http://krsk.sibnovosti.ru/society/140852-ekologi-ne-veryat-otchetu-rosprirodnadzora-ob-otlove-snezhnogo-barsa Ecologists don’t believe RosPrirodNadzor’s report about the snow leopard’s capture 24 Mar 2011 In Russian.

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Kyrgyzstan to invite Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin to International conference on snow leopard rescue

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Kyrgyzstan to invite Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin 23/05-2011 10:47, Bishkek – 24.kg news agency , by Julia MAZYKINA Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin will be invited to Kyrgyzstan to International conference on snow leopard rescue, reported DEUTSCHE WELLE news agency. Members of German non-profit nature conservation organization […]

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Update from The Altai Project, 28 May 2011

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Greetings from The Altai Project! It’s summer in Altai, although the snowmelt still fills churning rivers. Here in California we have finally seen the end of our winter rainy season. Over the winter at The Altai Project, we reflected on our accomplishments and lessons for 2010: The first ever camera-trap study of snow leopards in […]

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Unique snow leopard captured on video during an international expedition in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion

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This is a release put out by Altaisky Zapovednik. Here’s a link to the video on YouTube if you can’t make the link below work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuYARiqW-5g&feature=player_embedded. ***** http://www.altzapovednik.ru/news/2011/05/expedicia-irbis.aspx Unique snow leopard captured on video during an international expedition 24 May 11 A joint Mongolian-Russian expedition to study transboundary populations of snow leopard in the Altai-Sayan […]

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International Collaboration Brings New Hope to Endangered Snow Leopards: The BBC Wildlife Fund is partnering with Whitley Fund for Nature and Nature Conservation Foundation to launch new conservation program across Asia

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011 London, England and Bangalore, India (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 The BBC Wildlife Fund (BBCWF) and two leading conservation organizations, Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) and Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF), are teaming up to launch a new program aimed at securing a healthy population of snow leopards across Asia. The BBC Wildlife […]

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Snow leopard kills 68 goats in a single night in Gilgit

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By Shabbir Mir Published: May 27, 2011 GILGIT: A lone snow leopard wrecked havoc in a remote valley of Gilgit one night, killing 68 goats in six separate incidents, officials said on Thursday. The attacks also left six goats critically injured. The animal broke into the corrals at Dhee Village, Gojal near the Pak-China border […]

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