A Central Asia Conservation Initiative from the Wild Sheep Foundation

Now a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the Wild Sheep Foundation is expanding its efforts, expertise and programs in the world’s largest and most diverse Caprinae habitat—the remote republics of Central Asia. READ MORE

Human Relationships with Wildlife in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

The author has worked in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan since 2017—with ANCOT (the Association of Nature Conservation Organizations of Tajikistan), Panthera and WSF, the Wild Sheep Foundation—in a program helping women to take a role in conservation, guiding, wildlife monitoring, tourism and sustainable hunting expeditions. Around the world, she has observed people’s strong feelings about nature, their environment and animals.  READ MORE

Conservation Challenges for the Roan Antelope

The roan, Africa’s second-largest antelope, is patchily distributed—the northern cluster stretches from Guinea in West Africa to South Sudan into Ethiopia; the southern cluster occurs in South-Central Africa. Sub-populations face conservation, natural and anthropogenic threats ranging from climate change, predation, genetic contamination, tick-borne and other diseases, and habitat loss due to short-sighted management decisions.READ MORE

October Update: Amur Tiger Prey Study

In July, Conservation Frontlines introduced its first Select Study: research in support of predators, prey and rural communities in Russia’s vast and remote Far East. Only some 500 Amur (Siberian) tiger survive there, and they depend on wild boar and red deer. These two species are also vital for the food security and culture of the human community in the region. READ MORE