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CITES CELEBRATES ITS 30th BIRTHDAY

CITES CELEBRATES ITS 30th BIRTHDAY

NABU: The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES), was put into force in the United States on June 20, 1976. CITES maintains a list of endangered animals and plants, and prohibits the international trade of these species. These restrictions often lead to the recovery ...
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Scientist Uses Snow Leopard Feces for Genetic Analysis

Scientist Uses Snow Leopard Feces for Genetic Analysis

CNN, May 2006- Dr. Lisette Waits of the University of Idaho is using wild snow leopard feces to gather data for DNA analysis, in cooperation with the Snow Leopard Trust. The technology to use hair and feces for DNA sampling was developed only recently and will be very helpful with ...
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Congratulations to Jiang for Being Selected as a Finalist for the Whitney Fund for Nature (WFN) Award

Congratulations to Jiang for Being Selected as a Finalist for the Whitney Fund for Nature (WFN) Award

The Whitney Fund for Nature, a UK-based charity that gives monetary rewards for outstanding conservation efforts, presented its most recent award on 10 May, 2006. Snow Leopard Network member Zhigang Jiang was one of the finalists. We applaud his commitment to conservation. For more information on Jiang’s work, see the ...
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China Requires News Reporters to Wear Fur

China Requires News Reporters to Wear Fur

New Delhi 2 May 2006 There was a small but alarming news item on the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia today. Recently presenters at the Amdo Tso-ngo TV channel in Qinghai, China, were instructed by the head of the Chinese government's Information Centre and United Front Department that they ...
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Snow Leoard Radio-Collaring Study Announced

Snow Leoard Radio-Collaring Study Announced

News Release for SLN April 2006- Ten years ago this month, Dr. Tom McCarthy placed the first satellite radio-collar on a snow leopard in Mongolia.  That was also the last snow leopard to be studied using any type of radio-telemetry.   The Snow Leopard Trust today announced a new study in ...
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A Few Days with a Snow Leopard in the Tooshi-Shasha Community Game Reserve

A Few Days with a Snow Leopard in the Tooshi-Shasha Community Game Reserve

Its unique topography and floral diversity has made the “Tooshi Game Reserve ” one of the potential habitats of the Snow Leopard and its prey-base i.e. Markhor (Capra falconri kashmiriancis) in Chitral district. It lies in the foothills of the Hindukush Mountain range, at the distance of about a half ...
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ILLEGAL TRADE OF SNOW LEOPARD SKIN

ILLEGAL TRADE OF SNOW LEOPARD SKIN

Source:  WWF Mongolia Environmental News By Yo.Onon, species officer 14 March 2006, 13:20PM, Khovd aimag: Informant called Irves-3 Mobile anti-poaching unit (MAPU) that a man is driving to Bayan-Ulgii aimag with Snow leopard skins in the truck. In consequence with it Mr. Sh.Gantulga, leader of the MAPU, Mr. Shagdarsuren, major ...
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Camera Trapping in Muzat Valley

Camera Trapping in Muzat Valley

Snow leopards caught by trap cameras in the Muzat Valley, Tumor Fing Nature Reserve, Xinjiang China. Clink link below for article and images. https://snowleopardnetwork.org/docs/CameraTrappingMuzatValley.pdf ...
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Snow Leopard Photos From the Toshi Game Reserve

Snow Leopard Photos From the Toshi Game Reserve

Click here to view camera trap photos of snow leopards in the Toshi Game Reserve ...
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Tibetans burn wild animal skins in Tibet to encourage wildlife preservation

Tibetans burn wild animal skins in Tibet to encourage wildlife preservation

ICT, Friday, February 10, 2006 08:59 The Dalai Lama, who has long been concerned with the moral and economic implications of poaching endangered animals, spoke against the use of illegal animal furs at a ceremony in south India in January. Since then, Tibetans have been burning animal skins, thus decreasing ...
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