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Saving the saiga in the wild- an interview with Elena Bykova

In a decline on par with that suffered by the American bison in the Nineteenth Century, in the 1990s the saiga antelope of the Central Asian steppe plummeted from over one million individuals to 50,000, dropping a staggering 95 percent in a decade and a half. Since...

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Convention on Migratory Species Assessment Report

The Medium term progress report towards the fulfilment of the Convention on Migratory Species’(CMS) international work programme is now available and can be found here, both in English and Russian. For more information on the CMS, please visit...

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The SCA Small Grants Programme 2009 Announced

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant of up to $2,000 for a one-year project on saiga conservation in the wild. The Small Grants...

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Saiga Poachers caught in Mongolia

On 20 December, 2008 IRVES 3 Mobile AntiPoaching Unit and police officers detained two Mongolian citizens who killed 6 Mongolian Saigas. A volunteer ranger informed the case of the Saiga poaching and location of the occurrence. The saiga ranger of the Saiga...

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Young saiga researcher wins top award!

Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar, a young scientist engaged in saiga research and conservation activites in his home country of Mongolia, has been awarded $15,000 USD to carry out his Masters research in the USA from the Sidney Byers Scholarship for Wildlife Conservation. The...

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Quarter of antelope species threatened says new report

A quarter of all antelope species are threatened with extinction, according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The results, compiled by the Antelope Specialist Group of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission, show that out of 91 species of antelope, 25 are...

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Introducting our Institutional Members: #1 CIC Wildlife

Born from a Central European idea around 1900, the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) was established in 1928 in Palárikovo, Slovakia. Since then, it has gained global recognition as a unique advisor in the field of sustainable use and the...

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Saiga article in PIRSCH magazine

Pirsch, a German magazine for hunting and nature enthusiasts, have published an article on the decline of the saiga antelope, which features information about the work of the SCA. You can download the article here (in German!).

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Saiga News scoops top award in Uzbekistan

At the 7th national contest for Environmental Journalism that was held in Tashkent on 20 December 2008, the SCA’s biannual newsletter Saiga News won the award for the Best Environmental Publication. Members of the jury noted that Saiga News has united every...

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Centre for Wild Animals, Kalmykia profiled by Russia Today

Founder member of the SCA and Director of the Centre for Wild Animals (CWA), Yuri Arylov, has been interviewed by Russia Today as part of a story on the work of the CWA. The centre is the most successful captive saiga breeding centre in the world, and along with...

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Sponsor a saiga for Christmas!

Looking for an original Christmas gift? Sick of trawling through shops for that perfect item? Then why not buy your loved ones a saiga antelope this Christmas? The SCA have teamed up with our institutional member Spitalfields City Farm to offer saiga adoptions! The...

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Saigas adopted at the 9th CMS Conference of Parties

The Saiga Conservation Alliance has been chosen as one of four partner organisation to award adoption certificates to delegates at the 9th CMS Conference of the Parties. These adoptions will fund crucial anti-poaching and monitoring work at the Stepnoi Sanctuary in...

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2nd Annual SCA Meeting held in Almaty

Between 29th-31st October, the SCA steering committee, saiga conservationists and enthusiasts met in Almaty for three meetings related to saiga conservation. First on the agenda was a meeting to evaluate the progress towards the Medium Term Work Programme of the CMS...

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Small Grants winners announced!

On behalf of the Steering Committee of the Saiga Conservation Alliance, I am delighted to announce the winners of the 2008 SCA Small Grants competition. This competition aims to build capacity for saiga conservation at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to...

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SCA Small Grants Programme 2008 Announced!

The SCA’s Small Grants Programme 2008 is now officially open! To download an application form or for more information click here. For details of the winners of the 2007 competition, click here.

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Saiga Talk on YouTube!

In June, SCA founder member Dr. Aline Kuhl was delighted to be invited to speak to members of the US Congress at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation’s (ICCS) Staff Briefing. Her talk, “The Saiga Antelope and political change in post-Soviet...

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