Project Rufford

Underground Habitats as a Unit for Conservation of Vulnerable Bat Communities in South-Western Kyrgyzstan The south-western part of Kyrgyzstan is a transboundary territory situated between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The region is mountainous with karst relief and encloses the southern wall of Fergana Valley. These characteristics suggest a variety of underground habitats which play an important role for bat communities. The life cycle of the cave-dwelling bat species is closely related to the underground sites. Moreover, they form nursery colonies in the summer, which have high conservation priority. The conservation significance Continue Reading

UNDP-GEF project

UNDP-GEF project In 2018, our Foundation became a participant in a project that is being implemented by the United Nations Development Program, together with the Global Ecological Fund and the State Environmental Protection Agency of Kyrgyzstan. The part of participation in the Foundation project is related to the study and assessment of the habitats of important biodiversity and the land and forest resources associated with it in the Western Tien-Shan. The tasks of our experts include the assessment and research of karst landscapes and caves, as well as the fauna Continue Reading

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