Case studies
Ban Ko Katha Bolchha Sarangi: Conservation through music in Nepal

Across 2016-17, Kumar Paudel, co-founder of Greenhood Nepal, spent time interviewing individuals in Nepal who were in prison for IWT offences.

The Altai Project

The Altai Project (TAP) aims to link the protection of nature with sustainable livelihoods in the Greater Altai region. Between 2009 and 2015, TAP focussed its efforts on both snow leopard and raptor conservation and research.

Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Tajikistan

In the past, unregulated hunting and poaching of Tajikistan's wildlife not only threatened species such as the argali, Tajik markhor, urial sheep, Asiatic ibex, and snow leopard, it also compromised local peoples ability to draw sustenance from the land.

Snow Leopard Enterprises

In 1998, the Snow Leopard Trust initiated Snow Leopard Enterprises (SLE), which aimed to create sustainable economic opportunities for communities living in snow leopard ranges in order to reduce the motivation to poach.

Protecting snow leopards in the Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has been working in the Wakhan Corridor since 2006 to help conserve the snow leopard.

Resources

General resources

Conservation enforcement: Insights from people incarcerated for wildlife crimes in Nepal