Module 2: Ungulate Surveys

        Module 2: Ungulate Surveys An on-line resource for practitioners     About this course Asia’s mountain ungulates– also known as the Mountain Monarchs of high Asia- play an important role in maintaining ecosystems by influencing vegetation structure and nutrient cycling. These include Argali (Ovis ammon), Blue…

Online Shopping Site Etsy Bans Endangered Species Products

…members of the SLN and the general public, using the online petition website care2.com. Etsy has now stopped offering these illegal and damaging products, even those that are supposedly “pre-ban.” Etsy is a leader in online shopping, and this change in policy represents a victory for conservation. More information: http://www.care2.com/causes/victory-etsy-bans-endangered-animal-products.html…

Module 5: Genetics

…Sisters: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb2GCoLSBXjmI_Qj1vk-44g DNA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kK2zwjRV0M&t=511s Heredity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBezq1fFUEA&t=309s Part 1: Conservation Genetics: Opportunities and needs for snow leopards https://youtu.be/QwdvtKdC_Ls Part 2: Molecular markers for conservation research https://youtu.be/E8_XGb8xZDc Part 3: Difficulties of non-invasive genetics https://youtu.be/CjJMeFnP1oY Session 2: Sampling design & Lab etiquettes As preparation for this session please refer to the following publications:…

Module 4: Social Research

…Oxford University Press, USA. Saldaña, J., 2015. The coding manual for qualitative researchers. Sage. Part 1: How to record the information? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_bcRn852fk Part 2: Content analysis using Taguete software https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ifTvAFhc-c Part 3: How to represent data? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrjdgNRDWDQ Congratulations for completing this on-line course! If you have any further questions please…

Module 1: Camera Trap Surveys

…explore sampling.     Part 1: Sampling Basics Download Presentation   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_NcCUYpGsI     Part 2: Lego Practical Exercise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uic1GTU-Tc       Part 3: Sampling Needs & Designs Download Presentation   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is9E6GMyoRg       Session 2 Spatial Capture Recapture Session 2 introduces participants to the principles of Spatial Capture…

Module 11: PARTNERS Monitoring and Evaluation 

…supports research and conservation work across China, Mongolia, Pakistan, India and Pakistan. Criteria for participation Snow Leopard Network Member Confirmed availability to attend all the four online seminars of a given module Number of participants is limited to 25 Planned Schedule 2 hour online Zoom Seminars take place Wednesdays of…