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Malayan Tigers Face Bleak Future -- Only 300 Left
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 2 days ago - therakyatpost.com
Despite Perhilitan's efforts, which include the strengthening of legislation and increased patrolling, tiger conservation across the country's vast tropical forest landscape continues to face challenges.
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
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Wendy
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
China's Threat to Wild Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, suffering )

Cher
- 79 days ago - nytimes.com
The demise of the tiger, the world's most endangered big cat, was hastened by demand for traditional Chinese medicine, which ascribed healing properties to nearly every part of the cat, from whiskers to tail.
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 81 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
250 Lions Dead Over Past 5 Years in Gujarat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, extinction, lions )

Cher
- 84 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Is the world's only abode of Asiatic lions in Gujarat under threat? The Gir wildlife sanctuary and its periphery have witnessed no less than 250 deaths of lions in the last five years. This has raised concerns over the safety of the big cats.
Increase Genetic Diversity to Save Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, genetic diversity, extinction )

Cher
- 108 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
a new research by Stanford scholars shows that increasing genetic diversity among the 3,000 or so tigers left on the planet is the key to their survival as a species. That research shows that the more gene flow there is among tiger populations, the more
Caturday - Panthera Tigris Edition
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 113 days ago - observationdeck.io9.com
There are ten recognized subspecies of Tiger, three of which are extinct.
10 Species That We May Lose Forever If We Don't Do Something Now
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

Cher
- 123 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The Earth's species are on a ticking time bomb, and these are some of the species that may soon disappear forever.
A Reporter Finds China's Tiger Farms Likely Contribute to Poaching -- Rather Than Alleviating It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, protection, endangered, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 127 days ago - pri.org
China's caught a lot of flak in recent years for its lax attitude toward the trade in endangered species. That's slowly starting to change, but there are still stark examples of the government actually contributing to the problem.
Katlabodi Tigers Crying for Better Protection
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, tigers, wildlife )

Cher
- 148 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The Katlabodi tigress in Kalmeshwar range, which was rescued from a 35-feet dry well and released successfully in its original habitat three years ago, is crying for better protection and monitoring.
The 100 Exotic Birds on the Verge of Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

Cher
- 156 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Scientists from ZSL and Yale University have compiled a list of the rare birds at risk of extinction - and it includes the 'little dodo'
What Are the Effects of Climate Change?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, humans, world, science, risks, death, disasters, extinction, weather, agriculture )

Sabine
- 168 days ago - climate-change-guide.com
The latest reports predict that over 100 million people could die by 2030 if the world fails to take action.
Sadly, Extinction Is No Laughing Matter
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, extinction, protection )

Cher
- 184 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Quoting Carl Sagan, I begin some presentations with this line: "It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."
Tiger Species May Face Extinction From Habitat Destruction and Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, extinction )

Cher
- 195 days ago - scienceworldreport.com
About a century ago, over 100,000 tigers roamed the Earth and were located between Turkey and Eastern Russia. Scientists now estimate that there are only about 3,000 wild tigers left in the world, and each subspecies seems to be in trouble.
Death Warrant for Man-Eating Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 199 days ago - outsideonline.com
Officials in Uttar Pradesh, India, have issued a shoot-to-kill order for a tigress that has killed 10 people since early December. The four-year-old Royal Bengal tiger has attacked villagers of all ages, prowling an 80-mile area in the Binjor District.
 

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