SCI Foundation Conservation Highlights

Since 2000, SCI Foundation has funded over 80 wildlife conservation projects in 27 countries. From white-tailed deer in your own backyard to African lions on the Serengeti plains, our research provides the the most accurate science to conserve species, improve habitat and support sustainable use management. To find out more, read our new Conservation Highlights HERE. This Conservation Highlights …

Safari Club Attends 66th CITES Standing Committee

Safari Club International and SCI Foundation (collectively, Safari Club) staff were in Geneva in mid-January for the 66th CITES Standing Committee (SC66) Meeting. CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is an international treaty that regulates trade of animals and plants. SC66 was the last Committee meeting prior …

Weekly Update: Namibia Leopard Project

In 2010, Namibia partnered with SCI Foundation to survey leopard population in three phases. Phase I convened regional stakeholders in a collaborative workshop to design the research project. Phase II was a questionnaire survey sent to local farmers that sought to determine the frequency of leopard sightings and whether the species has been a problem …

SCI Foundation Assists Namibian Leopard Management

Leopards are stealthy and nimble predators.  These secretive large cats are notoriously hard to find, despite their distinctive pattern, and even harder to count. Leopards are distributed across sub-Saharan Africa, occupying many different habitats. They are very agile climbers and will often be found hauling their prey up into a tree for safe keeping. Among …