Supporting gazelle conservation through the Rare Pride Campaign in Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe

Bilegt Turkhuu

The WCS Eastern Steppe internship will provide the intern with broad exposure to the challenges and opportunities associated with conserving the world’s largest intact temperate grassland, Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe.  The intern will experience first hand the interventions WCS is implementing on the Eastern Steppe to address the threats to wildlife across the region. Specifically the intern will learn from and support the Rare Pride Campaign.  The intern will be involved in all aspects of the campaign and will receive tutorials in the applying social marketing techniques to change behaviors and inspire people to conserve wildlife in local communities.