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  • Scientists uncover secret of mass mortality event in remote steppe grassland of Central Asia

    Country:
    Unspecified
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    1/18/2018

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  • A specialist team formed in Kazakhstan to study and conserve the Ustyurt saiga

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Currently, the Ustyurt population of saigas is the smallest and therefore the most vulnerable in the world. This encouraged the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan to form …

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  • The 100th anniversary of the Protected Areas system in Russia and neighbouring countries: Anna Luschekina, Elena Bykova and Natalia Shivaldova Saiga Conservation Alliance and Ekomaktab Ecological Resource Centre

    Country:
    International
    Population:
    Ustyurt,Betpak-dala,Ural,Mongolian,All/International
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Despite all the economic and political challenges that were taking place 100 years ago, the Russian Government decided to establish the first nature reserve in the Russian Empire; Barguzinsky Reserve…

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  • Saiga aerial survey results for Kazakhstan in 2017

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    The results of the latest aerial survey of saigas in Kazakhstan has been carried out. We have the latest population figures here.

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  • Monitoring the situation in the Betpakdala and Ural saiga populations in Kazakhstan during the calving period in 2016-17

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Betpak-dala
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Since 2008 specialists from the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) have been monitoring saigas in their calving areas as part of the Altyn Dala Conservation Initiat…

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