International Snow Leopard Day

News: International Snow Leopard Day is being observed on October 23 every year since 2013.The primary aim of the day is to raise awareness on conservation and protection of the snow leopards. Facts: HimalSanrakshak: It is a community volunteer programme launched by the Government of India to protect Snow leopards. Snow Leopard Conservation: Project Snow… Continue reading International Snow Leopard Day

India’s first snow leopard conservation centre to come up in Uttarakhand

News: Uttarakhand Government has announced the development of India’s first Snow Leopard Conservation centre of India. Facts: The centre is to be developed by the Uttarakhand forest department and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Aim: To conserve and restore Himalayan ecosystems and also to conserve elusive snow leopards and other endangered Himalayan species. Additional… Continue reading India’s first snow leopard conservation centre to come up in Uttarakhand

Snow Leopard

News:At the session of Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection (GSLEP) programme,as many as 12 range countries have come together to begin a massive exercise to get the global count of Snow leopards.This will be the first ever survey by India to assess the population of Snow leopard. Facts: About Snow Leopard: Features:   Snow leopards… Continue reading Snow Leopard

Snow leopards

News:Experts at the 14th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has said that Conservation of snow leopards can prevent land degradation of the Himalayan ecosystem. Facts: About Snow Leopard: Features:   Snow leopards (Panthera uncial) belong to the family of cats called Felidae. The snow leopard’s fur is whitish to… Continue reading Snow leopards