Saiga Mural Painting Project

 

The Saiga Mural Painting Project is led by artist Rory McCann. Rory has the ambition to instill a love for nature and creativity in people. Many of his mural works are carried out in…

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Saiga Mural Painting Project

 

The Saiga Mural Painting Project is led by artist Rory McCann. Rory has the ambition to instill a love for nature and creativity in people. Many of his mural works are carried out in…

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Saiga Mural Painting Project

 

The Saiga Mural Painting Project is led by artist Rory McCann. Rory has the ambition to instill a love for nature and creativity in people. Many of his mural works are carried out in…

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Saiga Mural Painting Project

 

The Saiga Mural Painting Project is led by artist Rory McCann. Rory has the ambition to instill a love for nature and creativity in people. Many of his mural works are carried out in…

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Small Grants Programme

 

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant for a one-year…

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Small Grants Programme

 

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant for a one-year…

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Small Grants Programme

 

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant for a one-year…

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Small Grants Programme

 

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant for a one-year…

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Small Grants Programme

 

In 2007 the SCA initiated a pioneering Small Grants Programme. This competition aims to build capacity at the grassroots level by enabling individuals to apply for a grant for a one-year…

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Young Conservation Leaders Award

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we are able to support aspiring conservationists (…

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Young Conservation Leaders Award

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we are able to support aspiring conservationists (…

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Young Conservation Leaders Award

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we are able to support aspiring conservationists (…

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Young Conservation Leaders Award

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we are able to support aspiring conservationists (…

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Young Conservation Leaders Award

The SCA recognises that it is imperative to support the next generation of conservationists, and so with our Young Conservation Leaders award we are able to support aspiring conservationists (…

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Teacher training

Teacher training 2017

Our first ‘Wildlife Academy for Environmental Educators’ in Uzbekistan took place in 2017. The…

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Protected Areas Day

 

Protected Areas Day: This day ran in February 2017 in Russia and Uzbekistan as part of an international initiative for the 100th anniversary of the…

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Protected Areas Day

 

Protected Areas Day: This day ran in February 2017 in Russia and Uzbekistan as part of an international initiative for the 100th anniversary of the…

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Protected Areas Day

 

Protected Areas Day: This day ran in February 2017 in Russia and Uzbekistan as part of an international initiative for the 100th anniversary of the…

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Protected Areas Day

 

Protected Areas Day: This day ran in February 2017 in Russia and Uzbekistan as part of an international initiative for the 100th anniversary of the…

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Day of migratory species

 

Day of migratory species: A new initiative to inspire young people and tell them about animals further afield and the importance they all play in their…

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Day of migratory species

 

Day of migratory species: A new initiative to inspire young people and tell them about animals further afield and the importance they all play in their…

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Day of migratory species

 

Day of migratory species: A new initiative to inspire young people and tell them about animals further afield and the importance they all play in their…

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Day of migratory species

 

Day of migratory species: A new initiative to inspire young people and tell them about animals further afield and the importance they all play in their…

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Saiga Day

In 2017 this ecological festival drew a large audience in (>3000 people in Uzbekistan alone): from kindergarten and primary school kids to adults of all ages.

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Saiga Day

In 2017 this ecological festival drew a large audience in (>3000 people in Uzbekistan alone): from kindergarten and primary school kids to adults of all ages.

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Saiga Day

In 2017 this ecological festival drew a large audience in (>3000 people in Uzbekistan alone): from kindergarten and primary school kids to adults of all ages.

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Saiga Day

In 2017 this ecological festival drew a large audience in (>3000 people in Uzbekistan alone): from kindergarten and primary school kids to adults of all ages.

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Saiga Day

In 2017 this ecological festival drew a large audience in (>3000 people in Uzbekistan alone): from kindergarten and primary school kids to adults of all ages.

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Steppe Wildlife Clubs

Steppe Wildlife Clubs: Steppe Wildlife Clubs have been set up in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to inspire mainly teenage children to take an interest in the…

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Steppe Wildlife Clubs

Steppe Wildlife Clubs: Steppe Wildlife Clubs have been set up in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to inspire mainly teenage children to take an interest in the…

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Steppe Wildlife Clubs

Steppe Wildlife Clubs: Steppe Wildlife Clubs have been set up in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to inspire mainly teenage children to take an interest in the…

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Steppe Wildlife Clubs

Steppe Wildlife Clubs: Steppe Wildlife Clubs have been set up in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to inspire mainly teenage children to take an interest in the…

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The Illegal Online trade

 

Main achievements: We have recruited an excellent collaborator in the UK, who is very keen to work with SCA colleagues to implement this research…

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Saiga Captive breeding Workshop

 

Main achievements:

On 28th-29th August 2017, the Russian Academy of Science’s Institute of Ecology & Evolution, San…

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Anti-poaching

 

Main achievements: Right across the saiga's range we are in continual contact with local government, enforcement…

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Saigachy reserve - Raising awareness and designation

Main achievements: In 2016 our SCA colleagues in Uzbekistan advised the Uzbek government and helped it to reach the decision to gazette the 'Saigachy Reserve'…

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The Vozrozhdenie  Island saigas

Main achievements: In May 2017 we collected data about the biodiversity of Vozrozhdenie Island to study its isolated saiga population and other species of…

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Saiga participatory monitoring

 

Participatory monitoring involves local people in monitoring natural resources in their communities. It has gained popularity in recent years as a method of collecting ecological data…

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Kuralai Saiga Craft Embroidery Project

The Kuralai Alternative Livelihood project in Uzbekistan celebrates local women who are creating beautiful traditionally embroidered bags to help save saigas.

Kuralai…

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PhD Research: Biodiversity Offsets for Saiga Conservation, Uzbekistan

Conservation is difficult for moving targets, such as migratory species or landscapes subject to environmental change. Biodiversity offsetting is a novel approach that involves active compensation…

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