- 10/19/2021Project update
Collars for Conservation10/19/2021Project update
Collars for Conservation
Since 2009 FZS partner the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) has been collecting tracking data to help better understand the movement patterns of the critically endangered saiga antelope. Collars fitted this year will help to study the migration behaviour of a growing saiga population and guide … Read more
- 09/15/2021Project update
Kulan migration insights could guide future reintroductions09/15/2021Project update
Kulan migration insights could guide future reintroductions
A new research article published in the journal Frontiers in Conservation Science describes the post-release movement behaviour of kulan in the Torgai region of Central Kazakhstan, and provides valuable insights for future reintroduction efforts.
- 06/05/2021Project update
Saigas Bounce Back06/05/2021Project update
Saigas Bounce Back
Kazakhstan’s population of the critically endangered antelope now nearing a million.
- 05/07/2021Press release
Launch of First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations Comes at Crucial Time for Kazakhstan’s Saiga Antelope05/07/2021Press release
Launch of First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations Comes at Crucial Time for Kazakhstan’s Saiga Antelope
An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate migrations. Detailed maps of the herds’ seasonal movements will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, and wildlife managers to identify current and emerging threats to migrations and guide their protection.
- 04/18/2016Press release
Surprising findings from research on saiga antelope mass die-off04/18/2016Press release
Surprising findings from research on saiga antelope mass die-off
Scientists agree, that a bacterium causing haemorrhagic septicaemia led to the tragic mass die-off of saiga antelopes during May 2015 in Kazakhstan.