Snow Leopard captured by a ranger
Snow Leopard Conservancy
Project

Sustaining Indigenous Communities in Snow Leopard Conservation

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Kyrgyzstan
Species protected
Snow Leopard Panthera uncia

Project results

Overall, this project hopes to revive traditional cultural practices that protect snow leopards, and to create pathways for meaningful indigenous participation in planning for the conservation of this species. Greater respect and widespread awareness should lead to improved conditions for these threatened cats, along with social, economic and ecological benefits to humans.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching