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Best of 2017: Climate change jeopardises survival of snow leopards

The receding snowline in Asia’s high mountains due to global warming and infrastructure development pose a major threat to the snow leopard as humans encroach on the big cat’s habitat

“I love the snow leopard,” says bright-eyed Ganaium, who lives in Tamchy village close to Issyk-kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan. “I haven’t seen it but I know about it from TV and pictures,” said the four-year-old…Read More

Climate change jeopardises survival of snow leopards

The receding snowline in Asia’s high mountains due to global warming and infrastructure development pose a major threat to the snow leopard as humans encroach on the big cat’s habitat

“I love the snow leopard,” says bright-eyed Ganaium, who lives in Tamchy village close to Issyk-kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan. “I haven’t seen it but I know about it from TV and pictures,” said the four-year-old…Read More