15 Jul '11, 1am

Snow Leopards Found Thriving in Afghanistan | Care2 Causes

Snow Leopards Found Thriving in Afghanistan | Care2 Causes

In a press release issued July 13, the Wildlife Conservation Society revealed the discovery of a healthy snow leopard population in the mountains of Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. Rangers trained by WCS installed “camera traps” at 16 different locations across the region to document the rare felines. Their findings are the first camera trap records of snow leopards in Afghanistan. “This is a wonderful discovery — it shows that there is real hope for snow leopards in Afghanistan,” Peter Zahler, WCS Deputy Director for Asia Programs, said in the press release . “Now our goal is to ensure that these magnificent animals have a secure future as a key part of Afghanistan’s natural heritage.” The snow leopard is an endangered species native to the rugged peaks of Central Asia, roaming at altitudes between 9,800 and 17,000 feet. The WCS estimates that only 4,500 to 7,500 snow leop...

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Afghanistan Home to Healthy Population of Snow Leopards

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planetsave.com 14 Jul '11, 1pm

Good news from the Wildlife Conservation Society who has reported that a healthy population of snow leopards have been dis...

Population of endangered snow leopards discover...

e360.yale.edu 14 Jul '11, 3pm

14 Jul 2011: Population of Snow Leopards Discovered in Afghanistan Mountains Researchers say they have discovered a popula...

Even in Afghanistan, conservation can work. Enjoy these rare photos of Snow Leopards: via @adavies47 @TheWCS

Even in Afghanistan, conservation can work. Enj...

treehugger.com 14 Jul '11, 2pm

Photos Courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society In the last twenty years, snow leopard populations have fallen by 20%...

Snow leopards found in Afghanistan

Snow leopards found in Afghanistan

mnn.com 13 Jul '11, 8pm

SURPRISE APPEARANCE: This is a snow leopard captured by remote camera in Afghanistan. A team of researchers from the Wildl...

Viable population of snow leopards still roam Afghanistan

Viable population of snow leopards still roam A...

news.mongabay.com 13 Jul '11, 8pm

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Endangered Leopards Caught on Video:

Endangered Leopards Caught on Video:

care2.com 15 Jul '11, 2pm

Critically endangered Amur Leopards in the far east of Russia were caught on remote motion-activated video cameras. The fo...

Rare Snow Leopards Found in Remote Area of Afghanistan

Rare Snow Leopards Found in Remote Area of Afgh...

ecorazzi.com 18 Jul '11, 7pm

The World Conservation Society reports a surprising discovery of snow leopards in northeastern Afghanistan, caught in imag...

Dust over Afghanistan [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 7pm

Dust blew over parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran in mid-July 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

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Extremely Rare Leopards Caught on Film in Russi...

treehugger.com 14 Jul '11, 4am

The recordings shot in two desolate regions of Russia, near the easternmost border with China, are being hailed as evidenc...

Extremely Rare Leopards Caught on Film in Russia

Extremely Rare Leopards Caught on Film in Russia

care2.com 15 Jul '11, 11pm

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Nasa Earth Obser.: Dust over Afghanistan: Acqui...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 8pm

Dust blew over parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran in mid-July 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

Badly abused dog found on road

care2.com 15 Jul '11, 9pm

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Male Rape as a Weapon of War (VIDEO) | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 17 Jul '11, 10pm

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The first batch of 10,000 US soldiers leave Afghanistan as drawdown begins

The first batch of 10,000 US soldiers leave Afg...

straitstimes.com 15 Jul '11, 9am

US soldiers board a U.S. military aircraft as they leave Afghanistan, at the U.S. base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanis...