Mountain Monarchs of Pakistan Make Recovery through Community-Based Conservation

SCI Foundation partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society on the Pakistan Markhor Project in 2016. The following is a progress update showing significant results from the last year. The markhor (Capra falconeri) is one of the largest and most spectacular members of the Caprinae or wild goat family. Markhor have huge, curling horns and despite …

Species Recovery Stories – Thanks to Hunting!

There are two places in the world where conservation has been especially successful – North America and southern Africa.  In both regions, sustainable use hunting plays a vital role in wildlife management. Contrary to what the anti-hunting community portrays, the science behind sustainable use can stimulate population growth while providing the necessary revenue and incentive …

From the Field: Asia

The Ladakh urial (Ovis vignei vignei ) is an endangered wild sheep, inhabiting mountainous tracts of the Trans-Himalayan Mountains. The species occupies rugged as well as open areas in the Ladakh Region of India. It is not known how the sheep perform in different habitat types. Therefore, Safari Club International (SCI) Foundation and partners initiated …