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Tigers and big cats: the good, the bad & the ugly

We’re nearly one year on from the International Tiger Forum in St Petersburg, Russia, where just five leaders of Tiger Range Countries attended in a show of commitment to double the wild tiger population by 2022, the next Year of the Tiger. Can we really say we’ve seen any progress since then? I don’t mean, […]

Celebrities earn their stripes at tiger night

Big names attending fundraising Gala in aid of wild tigers   CELEBRITIES from the worlds of drama, comedy, conservation, television, sport, fashion and journalism will be burning bright at the year’s most exotic fundraising event for wild tiger conservation on Thursday (March 3). Joanna Lumley, Bill Bailey, Bill Oddie, Nicholas Parsons, Jimmy Greaves, Ronni Ancona […]

Stars come out to help Save Wild Tigers

Tiger conservation to benefit from fundraising Gala Night   AS few as 3,200 tigers survive in the wild today. That’s why wild tigers need all the friends they can get, and on March 3, 2011 celebrities, conservation leaders and campaigners will attend an exclusive Gala Night in London to raise funds for this critically endangered […]

Hopes and fears – tigers wait for help, but for how long?

ST PETERSBURG: Amid growing apprehension, conservationists at the International Tiger Forum are still awaiting a sign that governments are willing to turn words into action to save the world’s 3,200 remaining wild tigers from possible extinction. Three of the UK’s leading wildlife groups – the Born Free Foundation, Environmental Investigation Agency and WildAid – fear […]

International Tiger Coalition says tiger summit can reverse crisis of poaching and illegal trade

THE International Tiger Coalition (ITC) welcomes Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s convening of world leaders at the International Tiger Conservation Forum from November 21-24 in St Petersburg. In response to this historic and unprecedented event, the ITC offers wholehearted support to tiger range states and other participants in achieving the Forum’s ultimate goal of doubling […]

Action not words is needed to save tigers

EIA urges International Tiger Forum to give its outcomes real teeth   PARTICIPANTS in the forthcoming International Tiger Forum are being cautioned they must act decisively now or face a future in which the wild tiger is extinct. Tiger range countries are to meet in St Petersburg, Russia, from November 21-24, 2010 for the forum […]

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