Goitered Gazelles in the wild
Image credit: Tabigi Orta
Project

Advocacy for the Conservation of the Goitered Gazelle Among Students in the Mangistau Region of Kazakhstan

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Kazakhstan
Species protected
Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa

Project objectives

By advocating for the conservation of the Goitered Gazelle among students in the Mangistau region of Kazakhstan, this project aims to minimize poaching by local residents. The creation of the club “Friends of the Gazelle” will promote the conservation of this species in schools and beyond, ultimately putting an end to the negative impact local communities currently have on the population of the gazelle.

This project is implemented by Association of legal entities “Regional Association of Environmental NGOs of Western Kazakhstan” and “Tabigi Orta”.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching