Tracking The Grey Ghost

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Tracking The Grey Ghost
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar launched the First National Protocol on Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India, on the occasion of International Snow Leopard Day. “We will strive to double the Snow leopards population in the world in the coming decade,” said Javadekar.

The two-day international meeting of Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection (GSLEP) Program is being organized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change at New Delhi on 23-24 October 2019. 

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Snow Leopard enumeration of the Nation, which is the first of its kind, has been developed by scientific experts in association with the Snow Leopard States/UTs namely, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.

Snow Leopards are found in 12 countries. They are India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Mongolia, Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

The GSLEP meet is being attended by Ministers from Nepal, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia along with senior officials from nine of the Snow Leopard countries. The Steering Committee meeting of GSLEP chaired by Nepal and Co-Chaired by Kyrgyzstan, will be sharing their experiences to intensify collaborative efforts towards conserving the Snow Leopards and its ecosystem.

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