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Between 9th May and 3rd June this year, large herds of saigas at calving sites in the central population in Kazakhstan died suddenly. 148,800* carcasses were counted at burial sites by the Government rangers. Our latest expedition to the migration area and die-off...read more
This year our friends at Wildlife Conservation Network have asked SCA Uzbek partner, Elena Bykova to take part in a panel discussion with other leading conservationists, something which she is already looking forward to. Do come along and see the SCA team at our...read more
Жақсы жаңалық! Сайга Ньюстың соңғы нөмірі шықты...read more
Marc’s training for the Total Warrior Challenge in Edinburgh next month is well underway, and he’s doing it to raise money to help save saigas. It’s billed as one of the toughest 10k events on earth, but Marc feels that the biggest challenge he has...read more
Ажойиб янгилик! «Сайга Ньюс»нингн сўнгги сони чиқди...read more
SAIGA RESEARCH EXPEDITION On 27th June 2015, a 12-day expedition was launched to investigate the reasons for the mass die-off of Saiga antelopes in May 2015. (On 5 June the official death toll stood at 134,000 saigas). The main goal of this field mission was to follow...read more
Do you own your very own saiga? We’d love to hear how they are doing and see where they have traveled to. So, if you’d like to share your photos of your saiga at home, meeting the local wildlife or on holiday please mail them to Carlyn at...read more
В этом выпуске мы представляем вам новости и обновления в проектах, мероприятиях и выступлениях в СМИ в течение последних шести месяцев из всех стран ареала, а также подборку разнообразных статей по сохранению и экологии сайгака. Мы рассматриваем темы от трагической...read more
In this issue we bring you news and updates on projects, events and media appearances over the last 6 months from all the range states and a diverse array of articles on the conservation and ecology of the saiga antelope. We cover topics from the latest on the tragic...read more
Have you ever thought about ADOPTING A SAIGA? Well now you can and all funds raised go to help conserving this beautiful species. Visit our online shop ‘Saigacraft.org’ to find out more. The package includes your own cuddly saiga toy, a photo, a certificate of...read more
The saiga antelope has roamed the earth since before the Ice Age, but now a sudden and mysterious outbreak of disease threatens the saiga’s existence.
Help us to save saigas. The saiga antelope has roamed the earth since before the Ice Age, but now a sudden and mysterious outbreak of disease threatens the saiga’s existence. In just two and a half weeks between May 10 and May 27, an estimated 120,000 deaths occurred,...read more
Please see our FaceBook pages to keep up to date on the latest news on this disaster: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Saiga-Conservation-Alliance More than 120,000 saiga antelope have been confirmed dead in central Kazakhstan, representing more than a third of the...read more
As I am driven through Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan, I see a city being rapidly developed. The Spring is late to arrive and the temperature is -9. There is snow piled everywhere and the river that passes through Astana is frozen solid, with people sat upon...read more
We are thrilled to announce that People’s Trust for Endangered Species has just awarded the SCA a grant to carry out critically needed research into the most viable saiga population in Uzbekistan. With an estimated resident population of only 500 saigas in Uzbekistan...read more
In 2014 the SCA recognised the dedication of the rangers of the Irgiz Turgai State Nature Reserve in Kazakhstan, the rangers of the Stepnoi Reserve – Kalmykia, Russia, and Baljinnyam Batsaikhan in Mongolia. The Saiga Conservation Alliance is seeking nominations for...read more
В 2014 году SCA признал самоотверженность рейнджеров Иргиз-Тургайского государственного природного заповедника в Казахстане, рейнджеров Степной заповедник – Калмыкия, Россия и Baljinnyam Batsaikhan в Монголии. Альянс по сохранению сайгака объявляет конкурс на...read more
In 2014 the SCA recognised the dedication of the rangers of the Stepnoi Reserve – Kalmykia, Russia in our Award for Excellence in Saiga Protection. The Stepnoi State Nature Reserve covers an area of 119 thousand. Ha, established in 2000 it is one of the few places...read more
In 2014 Baljinnyam Batsaikhan was recognised by the SCA for his outstanding work to protect saigas. He is a state environmental inspector and a leader of the Saiga ranger network team, has been working with the WWF Mongolia Programme since 2006. He supervises 12 Saiga...read more
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Support for Leading Saiga Breeding Centre This wonderful centre, run by professor Yuri Arylov was established in 2002 with funding from the local Kalmyk government in order to address the devastating decline in saigas across the region. The CWA was founded primarily...read more