Greeting from Annapurna! I descended to Jomsom from the alpine pasture, yesterday, 21 June. I had arrived in Jomsom (Mustang) on the 18th of June on a jeep. There was no guarantee of flights from Pokhara (weather problem), so I had to hire a jeep on 17 June to reach Mustang in the morning of more »
Sleuthing for Snow Leopard Conservation through the DNA of Poop By Jan Janečka, Ph.D. As the bitter wind bites the exposed flesh of my hands, I fumble with my GPS to get a location of the tracks we have just found. Despite my fatigue and the pain in my legs, and the burning sensation in more »
SLC issues a Year End Update Learn about an exciting new opportunity for SLC in Bhutan.
Members of our 2012 snow leopard trip were treated to four separate snow leopard sightings, at close range and at a distance. They also observed multiple groups of blue sheep and other large ungulates (Ladakhi Urial and Ibex) and reported spotting numerous vultures and golden eagles, and snow cocks. Congratulations to the team, led by more »
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Poachers, herders, dangerous altitudes, subzero temperatures – none of these obstacles have deterred Rodney Jackson, Ph.D., the legendary founder and director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy, from his work fighting for the elusive snow leopard species. It’s because of his vigorous dedication to the survival of this beautiful, powerful, and mysterious big cat that Jackson more »
Read Darla and Rodney’s feature story in the current issue of Himalayas Nepal Magazine.
We just got this message from the folks at Disney: Since Disney’s earliest days, the environment and conservation have been recurring themes addressed through our films and creative content. Disney’s Friends for Change is an initiative that helps inspire kids and families to join together and make a positive impact on their world (and the more »
The Snow Leopard Network, of which the Snow Leopard Conservancy is a member, co-ordinated a sustained campaign and collaborated closely with Mongolian institutions and scientists to oppose the Government’s earlier decision. SLN’s Executive Director met with the Minister of Nature, Environment and Tourism, Luimed Gansukh, on 21st March. On 22nd March, the Minister’s office more »
Presented to RINCHEN WANGCHUK Director, Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust In recognition of outstanding achievements in community-based snow leopard conservation SNOW LEOPARD CONSERVANCY U.S. March 2011 Rinchen Wangchuk, Founder-Director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy–India Trust, has received an Award for Outstanding Achievements in Community–Based Snow Leopard Conservation. This award was presented to Rinchen by the Snow more »