2015 Field report and photos

Mergen bundled up and ready to ride out

Sergei Spitsyn and his team returned from a field expedition with new snow leopard evidence, incredible photos, and the successful removal of poachers’ snares.

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National Park expansion a reality?

Would conversion of the regional Ukok Quiet Zone into a federal protected area present a more significant barrier to the Altai pipeline’s construction?

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Studying Snow Leopards in Argut and around Altai

In 2010 Panthera gave a generous conservation research grant to SUNY-ESF’s James Gibbs to support the first high-tech snow leopard research in Altai Republic. The grant provided for the purchase of camera traps and supported expedition time to study the snow leopard population in the Argut River watershed. This, in combination with financial and material support from…

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