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Visit our 'Kuralai' website to find out about our Alternative livelihood project in Uzbekistan, where local women are creating beautiful traditionally embroidered bags to help save saigas.

Saigas are one of the most threatened species on the planet. Their numbers declined by 95% in just 15 years.

The Saiga Conservation Alliance (SCA) is committed to saving the critically endangered saiga antelope from imminent extinction. We are a long-standing network of scientists and conservationists who work across saiga range states on grassroots projects informed by sound science. At the SCA we believe in bringing stakeholders together to emphasize human needs and to act as a catalyst for sustainable conservation solutions.
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News

01.04.2015

Supporting the Centre for Wild Animals in Kalmykia


This wonderful centre, run by professor Yuri Arylov was established in 2002 with funding from the local Kalmyk government in order to address the devastating decline in saigas across the region.

The CWA was founded primarily as a saiga breeding centre, in order to maintain a saiga gene pool and to breed and raise captive saigas. However, since its opening the centre has done so much more to help this critically endangered species.

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31.03.2015

UPDATE on the 2014 SCA Award for Excellence in Saiga Protection


The overall winners of the 2014 SCA Award for Excellence in Saiga Protection were the rangers of the Irgiz Turgai State Nature Reserve in Kazakhstan. Before we launch the 2015 award next week let's take a look at what makes this team so special

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30.03.2015

Интервью с Айгуль Айтбаевой , стипендианткой Премии Альянса по сохранению сайгака для молодых лидеров в области охраны природы в 2014 г.


Айгуль Айтбаевой 25 лет. Она работает в «Центре диких животных Республики Калмыкия», Россия. Данная премия позволила ей разработать небольшой красочный буклет о сайгаках для детей.

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