Tuesday, 19 November 2013

NEWSLINK: New Russian conservation plan for Amur tiger and leopard


November 2013: Conservation of the Amur (otherwise known as Siberian) tiger and the Far Eastern (also Amur) leopard in Russia has taken a step forward with President Vladimir Putin signing a list of preservation instructions proposed by WWF Russia and other NGOs.

In particular the Russian Government are to work with the authorities of Primorye and Khabarovsk territories to develop an action plan for recording the number of Siberian tigers and Amur leopards, and look into creating protected state nature reserves and national parks in these regions, including the Bikin River basin.

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