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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 »

An Update on the Proposed Snow Leopard Hunt in Mongolia

  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 »

Rinchen Wangchuk Receives Award for Outstanding Achievements in Community-Based Snow Leopard Conservation

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 »