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  • Saiga Antelope PhD Opportunity at the University of Bristol

    Country:
    International
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    12/22/2015

    In May 2015, catastrophic mortality affected calving aggregations of saigas in their core range, wiping out half the global population in a few weeks. The cause remains uncertain, with infectious dis…

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  • Presentations by Winners of Saiga Conservation Alliance Awards and Small Grants

    Country:
    International
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    11/8/2015

    This event took place following the completion of the Third Meeting of Signatories to the CMS MoU on Saiga Antelope which was organised by UNEP-CMS and hosted by the Government of Uzbekistan.

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  • Countries Agree on Actions to Help Save Saiga Antelope

    Country:
    Uzbekistan
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    11/2/2015

    Bonn/Tashkent, 2 November 2015 – At a UN backed meeting organized by the UNEP-Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) from 26 to 29 October 2015 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, governments and conservationist…

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  • Saiga Conservation: Setting the Roadmap for the Years to Come

    Country:
    Uzbekistan
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    10/27/2015

    Tashkent / Bonn, 26 October 2015 – The Third Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Saiga Antelope (Saiga MOU) a…

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  • Update on the Saiga Antelope Tragedy in Kazakhstan

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Betpak-dala
    Date:
    9/4/2015

    Between 9th May and 3rd June this year, large herds of saiga antelope at calving sites in the central population in Kazakhstan died suddenly. 148,800* carcasses were counted at burial sites by Govern…

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