Wild cat organizations, universities and government agencies based or working in Russia to protect big cats and small wild cats in this country.
ALTA Amur Leopard Conservation
A coalition of 13 international and Russian NGOs have pooled resources by creating ALTA (the Amur Leopard and Tiger Alliance) for the conservation of Amur lepards and tigers in the wild.
"...With a wild population of less than 45 individuals, the Amur leopard is critically endangered. Most of the reasons for this status are human activities...ALTA (is) working hard to reduce these threats by funding patrols and telling people about the importance of the Amur leopard..." International Year of the Tiger
The International Year of the Tiger Foundation is a Victoria-based, non-profit organization working to prevent the extinction of the world's wild tigers and other endangered species. Its present focus is on India and the Russian Far East.
Pallas' Cat Study and Conservation Program
Organized by the Siberian Environmental Center (Novosibirsk) to support and develop initiatives dedicated to the study and conservation of the Pallas' cat.
Our mission is to conserve the exceptionally rich fauna and flora of the Russian Far East, the only region where Amur tigers and leopards survive in the wild.
Wildlife Conservaton Society (WCS) - Russia
Wildlife conservation in Russia, including Amur leopards and Amur tigers..
The Russian Far East is home to some of the world’s rarest and unique species, including Amur tigers and leopards, Kamchatka brown bears, and Blakiston’s fish owls. The Wildlife Conservation Society focuses on these key species as a means to achieve biodiversity conservation and protect critical habitats throughout this region. We use science as a foundation for designing and implementing effective conservation plans. World Wildlife Fund
International conservation, protection and restoration of species and their habitats. WWF recently announced the establishment of a new national park in Russia to save the Amur leopard.