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Sacred Species, Sacred Sites

Sacred Species, Sacred Sites Snow Leopard is symbolized on many Central Asian coats of arms A great deal of research and thinking has gone into the theory and practice of integrating Western and Indigenous conservation science. There is a growing recognition that cultural and biological diversity are deeply linked and that conservation programs should take more »


Community-based Stewardship of Snow Leopards in Bhutan Bhutan is famous for its development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, built on the principles of environmental conservation, equitable and sustainable development, good governance, and cultural preservation. Seventy-two percent of Bhutan is forested and more than a third of the country falls within a protected area. But there more »

2012 Indianapolis Prize Finalists Announced

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 »

Disney Friends for Change Chooses Snow Leopards

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 »