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Tigers are “functionally extinct” in Cambodia, conservationists conceded for the first time on Wednesday, as they launched a bold action plan to reintroduce the big cats to the kingdom’s forests.  Cambodia’s dry forests used to be home to scores of Indochinese tigers but the WWF said inte...
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It’s estimated that there are as few as 3,200 tigers left in the wild — that’s nearly a 97 percent loss in wild tigers over just a century. There are three main reasons for the troubling decline: trophy hunting, a loss of prey species and habitat loss due to human encroachment and la...
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In today’s guest blog for EIA, Save Wild Tigers founder Simon Clinton talks about his abiding passion for the endangered big cats and lifts the lid on several unique fundraising events his initiative has in store throughout the year. I was recently asked, in a live radio interview in Kuala Lumpur w...
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Wild tigers are facing the risk of extinction in some countries due to a lack of accurate information on tiger populations, said WWF today.At the 2010 St. Petersburg ‘Tiger Summit’ when tiger range countries committed to the goal Tx2 - doubling wild tigers by 2022 - the global wild tiger population ...
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  Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's new epic "Life of Pi" showcases the relationship between a teenage Indian boy and a Bengal tiger. But in reality, the predators are under increasing threat from humans. Poaching remains a tremendous danger for the remaining feline population, with rising d...
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Wildlife Institute of India is partnering the state forest department in the study with National Tiger Conservation Authority putting in Rs 1.6 crore for the project A comprehensive long-term study of tiger dispersal and its ecological aspects in the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) landscape is...
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The government has undertaken an action plan for saving the Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forests, a top forest official said on Friday.   "The Tk 276 crore Tiger Action Plan would be implemented as part of strengthening regional co-operation for wildli...
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Two men suspected of killing endangered tigers in Thailand have been arrested, a U.S. conservation group said Thursday, and the key evidence turned out to be cell phone images of them with their prizes. A phone with the images was seized after a gun battle between Thai park rangers and suspected po...
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According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) there are many endangered species all over the world and some more than others. The IUCN helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. The most critically endangered types ...
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has launched an organization to help protect endangered tigers. The Titanic star has joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund to create Save Tigers Now, with the aim of raising $20 million (£13 million) for the cause. DiCaprio, who is currently in Asia learning about the ...
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