News & Publications on conservation issues in Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan chooses Snow leopard over gold
The prime minister of Kyrgyzstan Omurbek Babanov reversed the Government’s decision to remove a ...
World leaders back tiger summit rhetoric with recovery plan, seed money
World leaders and countries that have wild tigers today endorsed a major plan to double the number ...
40 Kazakhstan lakes are now in the List of Wetlands of International Importance
Two new arid steppe lake systems in Kazakhstan are now under protection of the Ramsar Convention, ...
Children are becoming more involved in WWF activities in Central Asia
This year has seen a surge in the number of environmental activities organized by children in ...
First month in the wild: from pens – to tugai
The last Bukhara deer of Kazakhstan's Syrdaria riparian forests was killed in 1962. After almost ...
Tajikistan’s oldest nature reserve will receive additional 100 thousand ha of deserts
Valuable areas of desert will be included in the Tigrovaya Balka nature reserve on its 70th ...
First UNESCO World Heritage Site created in Central Asia
UNESCO has included the site “Saryarka - steppes and lakes of Northern Kazakhstan” into the World ...
On WWF initiative, the Amudarya reserve in Turkmenistan became half an island bigger
This small piece of land is very important for the Bukhara (Bactrian) deer.
WWF compensation sheep increase in numbers
The herd of sheep created to compensate for livestock killed by leopard has managed to overcome an ...
Bukhara deer released in Uzbek nature reserve
A group of Bukhara deer was released from pens in the Zarafshan nature reserve, Uzbekistan. The ...