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..." Land of the Leopard National Park (Russia)
By resolution of the government of the Russian Federation, the Land of the Leopard National Park was established in the southwest of Primorsky Province.
This single protected territory has the capacity to ensure the survival of at least 50 Far Eastern leopards and covers 60% of its remaining habitats. And most importantly, the park includes all breeding grounds, which leopards use from generation to generation. The national park will also become home to 10 Amur tigers that are key for Changbaishan population in China and a valuable Korean pine forest. 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.
The Altai Project
Protectng the natural and cultural heritage of Altai in Southern Siberia
As of 2014, fewer than 100 snow leopards remain in Russia, mostly in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion...Scientists from Altaisky Nature Reserve, Arkhar NGO, and regional protected areas have spent the last 3 years conducting extensive presence/absence and camera-trapping surveys to gain a more comprehensive and nuanced understanding of snow leopard distribution and ecology in Altai and other parts of the cat’s Russian habitat range. 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.