Conservation news from or about Russia
World’s rarest wild cat doubles in number
The world’s rarest wild cat has more than doubled over the past seven years.
New footage reveals family life of elusive Amur leopard
Video footage released today of one of the most endangered species on the planet, the Amur leopard, ...
Snow Leopard cubs a sign of hope for species on the brink
Frolicking snow leopard cubs show population is bouncing back
Reprieve for whales at risk from oil platform
In a victory for conservationists, an oil platform planned near the habitat of a critically ...
Another pair of Persian leopards born in Russia
Two more leopard cubs have been born in Russia just two months after two kittens were born to a ...
WWF-Canon expedition tackles Siberian mystery
A WWF scientific expedition sets off tomorrow to tackle an enduring mystery in the icy seas ...
First Persian leopard cubs born in Russia for 50 years
For the first time in 50 years two Persian leopard cubs have been born in a Russian national park ...
Russia sets tougher penalties for trafficking endangered animals
Russia’s State Duma has approved legislative amendments that mean tougher punishments for poaching ...
WWF-Russia protests orders for environmentalists to register as “foreign agents”
WWF-Russia is protesting prosecution orders to at least five Russian environmental organizations to ...
Japan and Russia increase penalties for wildlife crimes
Japan’s announcement that it intends to raise the penalties for those convicted of wildlife ...