Just thought I’d give this important subject a “little” more exposure on the blogs. Sue
Art By Miriam takes the time to talk about Snow Leopard Trust. It is an organization that protects the endangered snow leopard through research and community based programs. It is their belief that if they educate herders about the snow leopards needs and behaviors then they can protect the snow leopard from hunters and from interaction with camels or other farm animals.
Snow Leopard Trust is active in five key snow leopard range countries in Central Asia: China, Kyrgyzstan, India, Mongolia and Pakistan. The organization empowers people who live in areas where snow leopards live to help protect their local wildlife and the environment they live in. Herders live in the same environment as the snow leopard and make less than $2 per day. Sometimes the herders kill the snow leopard to protect their herds but also to poach the animal. Through education and outreach of conservation programs this poor…
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