Saving Saigas: Projects Around the World

Updates from Mongolia

Latest on the Mongolian crisis

Today our colleagues at WWF-Mongolia announced the results of a survey carried out by WWF-Mongolia and WCS-Mongolia in conjunction with local government agencies. Over the period 13-20th March transect surveys were carried out in the saiga ranges in Mongolia. We are...

Tragic saiga deaths in Mongolia

Saiga deaths in Mongolia. We have received reports of the tragic death of over 500 Mongolian saigas in recent weeks. This disease outbreak is worrying because the Mongolian subspecies numbers only around 12,000 individuals*. Initial reports suggest that the cause is...

Our Young Conservation Leaders are inspirational, carrying out grass-roots conservation projects

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Meet our 2016/7 Young Conservation Leaders

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we aim to support aspiring conservationists (individuals or groups) with grants which allow them to carry out grass-roots...

Winners of Saiga Conservation Alliance Awards and Small Grants

The Saiga Conservation Alliance 2015 Awards Event took place on Thursday 29th October 2015 at Hotel Uzbekistan in Tashkent. Presentations were made by winners of awards and small grants from the SCA over the last few years, and the 2015 winners were presented with...

Mongolia honours saiga champion

Here in Mongolia we are pleased to be able to officially thank Dr. Hartmut Jungius, Senior Advisor to WWF, for his commitment and years of hard work in saiga conservation in the region. Dr. Jungius’ dedication to saiga conservation was officially recognised by...

2010 Small Grant Programme winner: Gunbat Gundensambuu and Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar (Mongolia) “Food habits and overlaps between livestock and Mongolian saiga”

Gunbat Gundensambuu is a Masters student at the National University of Mongolia, studying for a degree in ecology and conservation. The ecology of the Mongolian saiga antelope has featured in Gunbat’s previous studies and will form the basis of his MSc thesis. He has...

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