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New Snow Leopard Video Footage!

Sergei Spitsyn just sent a report from the field; he’s been working on Chikhacheva Ridge for the last 10 days, checking camera traps, deploying new ones, seeing what the latest snow leopard going ons there are. Good news! Adult male Khorgai visited numerous camera traps, and female Guta not only reappeared after a lengthy absence, […]

Snow leopard female with two kittens. Photo by Sergei Spitsyn

First video footage of Altai snow leopards

Our partner and snow leopard expert Sergei Spitsyn recently provided us with the first ever video footage of a snow leopard on Chikhachev Ridge in southeastern Altai Republic. Video footage of snow leopards is important not only to provide clear evidence of which snow leopards are visiting and how they behave, but it also allows […]

Video: Learn More About the Ukok Plateau

Learn more about the Ukok Plateau and the proposed natural gas pipeline in the short film, “Word of Heaven”. Made by the Fund for 21st Century Altai in 2007, the 15-minute films illustrates the environmental and cultural importance of Ukok with beautiful footage and also highlights the voices of local residents and experts speaking out […]