The Snow leopard is considered endangered across its entire range in Central Asia, including in Russia. As of 2014, fewer than 100 snow leopards remain in Russia, mostly in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion.
Learn all about our Summer 2014 trips at our expedition planning website!
We have focused significant resources on supporting and promoting the use of natural building techniques and alternative energy technologies in Altai Republic.
The Altai Project has been supporting the study and protection of endangered raptors like the Saker falcon, eastern imperial eagle, and steppe eagle since 2010.
The 2600-km pipeline would stretch through sensitive landscapes and communities in Altai Republic and then cross the Ukok Plateau into China across the 54-km wide stretch of Russia-China border in central Siberia.