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Премия рунета 2017

Journalists searching for the snow leopard

31 may 2017
On initiative of WWF and VTB-bank the top journalists of Russian media joined snow leopard monitoring in Republic of Altai in May. The press-tour to Republic of Altai gave the journalist a chance to experience the exhausting work of experts and walk along the snow leopard trails.
The huge media coverage contributed to raising awareness on snow leopard conservation.
Federal journalists of the leading media of Russia took part in snow leopard monitoring.

The field media trip was scheduled to the First International Meeting “Conservation of Snow Leopard in Altai-Sayan Ecoregion” hold in May. 2017 in Republic of Altai. After meeting with key world experts on snow leopard conservation the journalists both from online and TV-channels were off to the field. Sailugemsky National Park rangers and scientists helped the media through the exhausting work of a field worker. 

The journalists got to know how the snow leopard is monitored and conserved. They were lucky to check the new camera-traps and discover the images of new snow leopard never seen before by the scientists. 

(c) Butushev Y.

The media-tour was supported by VTB-bank. 

For additional information please contact
Altai-Sayan ecoregional press-officer
Head of the Altai-Sayan Ecoregional Office