The International Snow Leopard Day was observed on Tuesday by the Snow Leopard Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change, the embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Pakistan.
As part of Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) awareness and educational initiatives, SLF actively celebrated international days relevant to the environment, wildlife, biodiversity and eco-tourism. SLF celebrated the International Snow Leopard Day at a national and regional level in its programme offices in Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. All the events were based on this year’s theme “Building of perception for the survival of snow leopards and ecosystem”. Perception plays the most important role in minimising human-animal conflicts.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 24th, 2018.