Archive for June, 2016

 

Comprehensive Snow Leopard Conservation Guide Published

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We are pleased to announce the release of the book Snow Leopards: Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes edited by SLN members Dr. Thomas McCarthy, Dr. David Mallon. Over 200 authors contributed to this comprehensive guide to snow leopard conservation, many of whom are SLN members. We would like to thank all […]

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Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program Accepting LOIs

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The Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program will be accepting letters of interest (LOIs) from July 1, 2016 until August 1, 2016. This program provides awards of up to $20,000 per project per year to in situ snow leopard conservation projects. For more information on the program, eligibility requirements, and how to apply, see https://www.panthera.org/cms/sites/default/files/Panthera_SabinSnowLeopardGrantProgram.pdf

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Whitley Award Awarded to SLN Member

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In May, the prestigious Whitley Award was awarded to SLN member Dr. Muhammad Ali Nawaz for his work on snow leopard conservation in northern Pakistan. Kashif Syed, Communications Coordinator of the Snow Leopard Foundation, distributed the following press release: London- UK, Islamabad-Pakistan: HRH The Princess Royal presented a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation […]

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The WWF Snow Leopard Team Releases First Newsletter

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The World Wildlife Fund Snow Leopard Team released their first newsletter in April of this year. To read the newsletter and to subscribe, visit http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=c22a1af24b6ee927ed461e455&id=2bea9d001d.

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Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story

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Dr. Thomas McCarthy, SLN member and head of the Panthera Snow Leopard Program, called this article to our attention. Congratulations to all the SLN members and other conservationists who are mentioned in the article. Tom’s words are as follows: “Smithsonian Magazine‚Äôs cover story this month [February 2016] provides a very nice depiction of the work […]

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Congratulations to SLN Member Rodney Jackson on Indianapolis Prize Nomination

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Earlier this year, Snow Leopard Network member Dr. Rodney Jackson was nominated for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. This prestigious prize is awarded to conservationists whose work makes an outstanding contribution toward the protection and conservation of endangered species. More information on Dr. Jackson’s nomination is available on the Snow Leopard Conservancy website, here. More information […]

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Focus of SLN Blog Changing

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Dear SLN members, we are revitalizing the SLN News Blog! Because our SLN Automatic Snow Leopard News Feed covers general snow leopard news, we are repurposing this blog to focus on grant opportunities, member accomplishments, and other items that are of interest to the SLN community and not widely covered in the general media. Enjoy!

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