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  • UK scientists join field expedition to saiga calving sites

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Ustyurt,Betpak-dala,Ural
    Date:
    5/15/2016

    An ACBK led expedition is on route to visit 2015's saiga antelope mass die-off sites. First blog from Eric Morgan as he heads off to Kazakhstan to monitor this year's calving season. Image also court…

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  • A trial by fire

    Country:
    Russia
    Population:
    Pre-Caspian
    Date:
    4/24/2016

    For many years, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in Russia has maintained a close and friendly working relationship with the staff of the Stepnoi Sanctuary. Photograph of the staff of…

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  • "Friends of Conservation Islands" - a movement without borders

    Country:
    International
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    4/24/2016

    The “Friends of Conservation Islands” movement was an initiative of the EcoCentres of the Strict Nature Reserves (zapovedniks) in Russia, which started in 2000. Photograph shows participants from Uzb…

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  • 2016 Young Conservation Leaders Award Announced

    Country:
    International
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    4/23/2016

    Following on from the success of the 2015 Young Conservation Leaders award the Saiga Conservation Alliance is pleased to launch the 2016 call for entries from young conservationists based in China, K…

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  • Surprising findings from research on saiga antelope mass die-off

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Betpak-dala
    Date:
    4/6/2016

    In continued analyses of samples from the catastrophic mass die-off of saiga antelopes from May 2015, several laboratories have identified the bacterium Pasteurella multocida as the causative agent o…

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