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Want to Save Tigers? Better Have Your Numbers Straight
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 17 hours ago - phys.org
A new book co-edited by tiger biologist Dr. Ullas Karanth of (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society and Dr. James Nichols, an Emeritus statistical ecologist from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), provides an authoritative text on monitoring tigers
Seven Charts That Explain the Plastic Pollution Problem
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, destruction, animals, plastics, environment, marine life )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Marine life is facing "irreparable damage" from the millions of tonnes of plastic waste which ends up in the oceans each year, the United Nations has warned.
International Cheetah Day: 5 Facts About These Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 5 days ago - parade.com
Sleek, speedy and sassy, you can find cheetahs prowling the grasslands and bushy areas of Africa of the Middle East. But the big cat is in big danger: Only 7,100 remain in the wild, with numbers continuing to decline due to habitat loss and poaching.
Journalists Need to Do More to Cover Wildlife and Environmental Crime
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 7 days ago - therevelator.org
A challenge from the reporter who blew the lid off of ThailandâEUR(TM)s Tiger Temple and exposed illegal wildlife trafficking from a Buddhist monastery.
Sumatran Tigers Clinging to Survival Due to Deforestation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, deforestation )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thelondoneconomic.com
A research expedition tracked the endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found they are clinging to survival in low density populations.
The White Brothers of Nilgiris
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, rare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 9 days ago - thehindu.com
The first white tiger found here a few months ago has a brother whoâEUR(TM)s also white
India's Tiger Population Has Increased By 1300% Since It Was Declared National Animal 44 Years Ago
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, tigers, environment )

Cher
- 10 days ago - indiatimes.com
It has been 44 years since India got its national animal, the bengal tiger. It was a part of Project Tiger an initiative launched by the then minister Karan Singh on April 1st that year to check the dwindling population of tigers in India.
The Tenacity of Tigers: How the Biggest Cat Varies Across Its Range (Photos)
Offbeat  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, tigers, photos )

Cher
- 11 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Throughout Asia from muddy mangrove swamps in India to crisp temperate forests in the Russian Far East there were once at least 100,000 tigers. Today about 3,500 of these endangered animals remain, largely restricted to pockets of disjointed habitat
Act Now to Save Wildlife: 5 Actions That Make a Difference
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, actions )

Cher
- 12 days ago - worldbank.org
Humanity is facing a wildlife crisis. Animals around the world are threatened by habitat destruction, and a rising demand for wildlife products has led to massive poaching and trafficking.
California: Sea Shells In The Desert
Offbeat  (tags: Seashells, California, Desert, Canyons, Coral Reef, Canyons, Washes, Earth's History, bizarre, environment, funny, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 14 days ago - desertusa.com
Imagine that we're hiking in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s blazing desert, 100 miles from the Pacific coastline. Imagine the huge mountains and the winding canyons. What would you not expect to find? Seashells! Evicence of a coral reef.
Clam Knows Where It's Going in the Sand
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, video, environment, unusual )

Lindi
- 18 days ago - weather.com
A close-up video shows exactly how an exposed clam quickly digs down deep into the sand.
London Buses Are Now Powered By Coffee
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, news, culture, science, good news, technology, London, protection, society, off-beat, pictures )

Connie
- 22 days ago - cntraveler.com
It takes 2.55 million cups of coffee to create enough biofuel to run a bus for one year, according to bio-bean.
Bipartisan Group of Former FERC Commissioners Rejects Energy SecretaryâEUR(TM)s Bid to Help Coal Plants By Steven Mufson October 19
Offbeat  (tags: environment, business, protection, safety, society, government, health )

Ruth
- 26 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Eight former members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission âEUR" including five former chairmen âEUR" have filed a letter with the commission opposing PerryâEUR(TM)s proposal that would give coal and nuclear plants credit for resilience so that they..."
The Story Behind The Rhino Photo That Went Viral
Offbeat  (tags: Viral Photo, Viral Tweet, Twitter, Northern White Rhino, Extinction, animals, bizarre, environment, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, unusual, wildlife )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - livescience.com
The tweet went viral on Nov. 6: a photo of a lone rhinoceros, resting with its chin on the dusty ground of a wooden enclosure. "Want to know what extinction looks like? This is the last male Northern White Rhino. The Last. Nevermore."
 

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