Archive for July, 2013

 

Five Snow Leopards Confirmed in Mustang District of Nepal

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Thanks to the Environmental Graduates in Himalaya for alerting us to this piece of news in Issue 259 of the Headlines Himalaya newsletter. A three-year study carried out by SLN member Som Ale in Annapurna Conservation Area has confirmed the presence of five endangered snow leopards at Bhashu, Namu,  Lupra and Muktinath Temple areas, and in the […]

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Tibetan monks partner with conservationists to protect the snow leopard

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Panthera has allied with Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to conserve Snow Leopards in the mountainous areas where the monasteries are found. The following article provides a thorough interview with Tom McCarthy and Li Juan. Full text is as follows: Tibetan monks partner with conservationists to protect the snow  leopard Source: http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0610-hance-zacc-mccarthy.html#SEpUrjcuC3twTR0P.99 June 10, 2013 Tibetan monks could be […]

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Mongolian officials hold snow leopard conservation seminar

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A seminar was held last month by the Mongolian Ministry for Nature, Environment and Green Development. If any SLN member who attended would like to give a report in the next News Update,  that would be very informative. Full text of news story follows: Source: http://www.china.org.cn/environment/2013-06/07/content_29055914.htm Mongolia probes ways to protect snow leopards  June 7, […]

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US Reporter Does Segment on Snow Leopard Collaring

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ABC News reporter Dan Harris travels to Darjeeling, India, to learn about SLN member Tom McCarthy’s research. Link to video: http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/snow-leopards-tracking-endangered-cats-19317484

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Bhutanese Film Student Sends Message to Herders through Film

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A Bhutanese film student, Tenzin Phuntsho, is working on a snow leopard conservation video to reach nomadic herders. Full text of article as follows: Source: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/snow-leopards-become-video-stars-in-students-plan-to-save-them-20130602-2njqv.html <a href=’http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/jump/onl.smh.environ/environ/conservation;cat=environ;cat1=conservation;ctype=article;pos=1;sz=940×20;tile=2;ord=4.2914567E7?’ target=”_blank”> <img src=’http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/ad/onl.smh.environ/environ/conservation;cat=environ;cat1=conservation;ctype=article;pos=1;sz=940×20;tile=2;ord=4.2914567E7?’ border=”0″ alt=””> </a&gtSnow leopards become video stars in student’s plan to  save them June 3, 2013 – Humans are the biggest threat to the endangered […]

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