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Snow Leopard Trust scientists are back in the field collaring snow leopards in Mongolia as part of their long-term ecological study of this endangered species and its habitat. The team of international and Mongolian conservationists have safely collared and studied more individual snow leopards than anyone else on the planet. This knowledge is crucial to …

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Snow leopard, Tost Nature Reserve, November 2019

We have a longstanding partnership with Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation (SLCF), led by Bayara Agvaantseren, to protect snow leopards in the Tost Nature Reserve, South Gobi, Mongolia. We’re pleased to share with you some considerable achievements. This partnership is making a real, tangible difference to the future of snow leopards in Mongolia, and we’re committing …

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Pujii alone on mountain ridge (Large)

Travelling to the Great Gobi Whilst we’ve been staying close to home, life has begun to slowly return to normal in other countries. Our Conservation Partner, Bayara, has been in contact from her home in Mongolia, where the government reacted quickly with a strict lockdown. With fewer than 200 cases of Covid-19 reported and no …

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We’ve just received news from Bayara, our project leader and conservation partner in Monoglia, who’s working on protecting endangered snow leopards. In a recent visit she stayed with Ekra, a ranger of Turgen Mountain Strictly Protected Area, and his wife. Whilst she was there they had an extraordinary encounter. Bayara describes her stay: “I’ve just …

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In this guest blog post Bayara Agvaantseren gives us an insight into what it’s like working to protect snow leopards, and describes the strides being made with local communities and the Mongolian government around the newly formed Tost Nature Reserve. Mongolia is home to the second largest snow leopard population in the world, but sadly …

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Snow leopard by Steve Tracy, Courtesy of the Snow Leopard Trust

The Great Ikh Hural, Mongolia’s parliament, has approved a proposal to turn the Tost Mountains, a prime snow leopard habitat in the country’s South Gobi province, into a Nature Reserve, one of four categories of State Protected Areas under Mongolian law. Under this designation, only traditional economic activities such as livestock grazing that aren’t harmful to …

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Sumbe square

Sumbe worked closely with Bayara Agvaantseren,  Mongolia Program Director on various snow leopard projects, many of which PTES has helped to fund over the past few year. He was a young promising researcher who hailed from the water-rich Khuvsgul province, but had taken to the arid Gobi desert as his second home. Sumbe joined Bayara’s …

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