About RLNP

State Agency “Research Laboratory for Nature Protection” (RLNP) formed by Decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan #189 in April, 24 2008, based on the structure of the Committee for Environment Protection of Tajikistan (CEP).

RLNP is a research unit of the CEP created to a comprehensive study of the issues on state of nature protection, ecology, environmental management and scientific basis of environmental activity work.

Working session of RLNP

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

RLNPs’ main goal is study, conservation and scientific justification of nature use activities for environmental protection.

RLNPs’ main objectives are:

  • study the impact of anthropogenic pressures on natural ecosystems;
  • study of rare and endemic species that are under extinction;
  • participation and monitoring of ecosystems;
  • preparation of ecological maps;
  • creation of scientific database on ecology and environmental protection, natural resources, climate change;
  • carrying out research studies on the state of natural resources;
  • participation in national and regional environmental assessments;
  • the publication of results in scientific works, monographs and other sources of scientific and technical products;
  • development of research programs on conservation and ecology;
  • participation in the implementation of global, regional and national environmental programs;
  • conduction of conferences, seminars, round tables on ecological and environmental issues;
  • development of scientific and practical, methodical, project documents relating to environmental management and the principles of conservation and improvement of natural resources;
  • within its financial capacity leads publishing works that are not contrary to the legislation.
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Publications

  • Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)
  • Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir
  • Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)
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"Snow leopard - national treasure of Tajikistan"

The author tried to comprehensively explain a value of the snow leopard for both wildlife and people. The brochure describes biological and behavioral characteristics of a rare predator, its habitats, main factors threatening its population, international and national initiatives to preserve it, legends and real cases of snow leopard and villagers meetings in the Pamir and more. According to the author, he sought to change the image of a rare predator in the eyes of an audience that has a negative attitude towards the snow leopard, or knows very little about it, in order to understand how important it is for wildlife.

The full text you can find out contacting us via e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

 

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)

The actions implemented by the project over the past quarter have made it possible to achieve significant results in improving the technical capabilities of specially protected areas’ staff and their skills in monitoring, to prepare a rationale for initiating practical actions to restore degraded pastures and forests, to increase to some extent the knowledge of local communities about the snow leopard and cause interest in its preservation, to form communication and the basis for cross-border cooperation.

For the full version, please send a request on the e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir

Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir

The brochure contains the project summary and the results of working meetings with representatives of target partner organizations in GBAO project areas, describes decisions and recommendations received.

For the full version, please send a request on the e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)

You can find out the full version of the Newsletter by sending a request to biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com  

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